Mysteries of the World: Tutankhamun Mask 2oz silver coin (2022 World Coin Appreciation)

By |2022-08-15T20:46:38+01:00August 15th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Gilded, People, Silver, Niue Island, World Coin Appreciation|

Last year, World Coin Appreciation debuted the first in its new series with the title, 'Mysteries of the World Latitude 30 North'. It's unusually specific, and clever, showcasing some of the great ancient cultures that have existed along, or near, the 30th Parallel North. There are quite a few, and the first issue was a very striking mask [...]

Bee and Buck 1 oz gilded silver coin (2022 World Coin Appreciation)

By |2022-07-07T23:56:47+01:00July 7th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Gilded, Politics & Finance, Silver, Palau, World Coin Appreciation|

Situated about 40 km south of the Turkish city of Izmir, Ephesus was an Ancient Greek city state, built from the 10th century BC by Greek colonists. One of the twelve cities that formed the Classic Greek Ionian League, Ephesus was particularly famous from the late 6th century BC, because of its impressive Temple of Artemis, now considered [...]

50th Anniversary of E-mail (2021 World Coin Appreciation)

By |2021-11-23T15:58:28+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Science, Silver, Niue Island, World Coin Appreciation|

It's such a ubiquitous part of everyday life, that it's hard to believe Email is only 50 years old. In 1971, Ray Tomlinson developed the first networked Email service, running on ARPANET, and using the now commonplace '@' symbol. Just a few years later, and the system became formalised into what we still use today. Over 300 [...]

Hokusai’s iconic Japanese woodcut print ‘Great Wave off Kanagawa’ is the latest copper/silver micropuzzle coin

By |2021-09-03T12:59:51+01:00September 3rd, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Copper, Silver, Niue Island, World Coin Appreciation|

Hokusai's iconic Japanese woodcut print 'Great Wave off Kanagawa' is the latest copper/silver micropuzzle coin We're big fans of Powercoin's Micropuzzle Treasure series, which employed Smartminting to recreate an unfinished puzzle of a piece of art. Now four coins old, it was joined by a similar series from Numiartis that has seen two releases to date. [...]

The Nezha is the first in Chad’s new ‘Fengshen Yanyi’ copper-cored coin series

By |2021-06-21T20:03:15+01:00June 21st, 2021|Categories: Gilded, Silver, Chad, World Coin Appreciation|

The Nezha is the first in Chad's new 'Fengshen Yanyi' copper-cored coin series It looks like the copper-cored technique of coin fabrication first brought to market by Precious Metal Collectors, is spreading with the launch of a new coin from World Coin Appreciation. We've covered quite a few of these in the past, but for those [...]

World Coin Appreciation brings the micropuzzle coin concept to the affordable market with a striking copper/silver hybrid

By |2021-06-21T20:06:22+01:00June 14th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Copper, Silver, Niue Island, World Coin Appreciation|

World Coin Appreciation brings the micropuzzle coin concept to the affordable market with a striking copper/silver hybrid It was Powercoin that debuted the micropuzzle style of coin design. Take a famous piece of art and make it look like a part-completed puzzle through the judicious use of fine detail minting. It sounds like something that CIT/BH [...]

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