The Royal Mint debuts the first three in a nine-coin multi-year Winnie the Pooh tsunami in gold and silver

By |2020-09-24T18:00:37+01:00September 24th, 2020|Categories: News|

The Royal Mint debuts the first three in a nine-coin multi-year Winnie the Pooh tsunami in gold and silver The Royal Mint continues its dive into the literary world with its extensive fifty pence coin range with the addition of Winnie the Pooh. Coming at the same time the New Zealand Mint also has a four-coin series [...]

The Laccoon Group, one of the world’s great ancient sculptures, is heralded on the Mint of Poland’s latest coin

By |2020-05-26T17:28:03+01:00May 26th, 2020|Categories: News|

It's hard to exaggerate what a storied history the stunning sculpture 'The Laccoon Group' has. Sculpted in Rhodes around two millennia ago, it was first described by the brilliant Roman poet, Pliny the Elder, when he witnessed it in the palace of the Roman Emperor Titus. The sculpture was rediscovered in 1506 in Rome during the reign of the 'Warrior [...]

Monnaie de Paris thanks French health workers and invites you to do the same

By |2020-05-04T15:33:02+01:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Event, People, Medallion, News, Monnaie de Paris|

I'm pretty sure you don't need a recap on what's happening around the world at the moment. Many of us are sat on our asses burning our way through the entire Netflix database, piling on the pounds and slowly going stir crazy. There are however, whole swathes of people that have never had it so hard, and those are the [...]

Royal Australian Mint kicks off 2020 with a homage to the world’s biggest alluvial gold nugget find

By |2020-01-02T17:23:44+00:00January 2nd, 2020|Categories: News|

Royal Australian Mint kicks off 2020 with a homage to the world's biggest alluvial gold nugget find It was in March last year that the Perth Mint launched its Welcome Stranger golden nugget bullion coin. Not our favourite of 2019 if we're perfectly honest, as an amorphous blob of metal isn't the most aesthetic [...]

Have a great holiday and we wish you all a prosperous New Year

By |2019-12-24T16:50:06+00:00December 24th, 2019|Categories: News|

Have a great holiday and we wish you all a prosperous New Year It's that time of the year again when most of us finally get a break from the yearly grind and so we would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our friends and readers the very best [...]

Mint 21 goes spiritual with a new silver coin combining the mandala and the world of nature

By |2019-09-24T10:21:22+01:00September 24th, 2019|Categories: News|

Mint 21 goes spiritual with a new silver coin combining the mandala and the world of nature Mint 21 are back with something a little more unusual. There are only a few example of mandalas on coins, headlined by Art Mint's superb range of examples, so this isn't an over-used genre, and [...]

Australia reproduces its Kookaburra Penny designs a century after they were trialled

By |2019-08-26T11:49:38+01:00August 26th, 2019|Categories: News|

Australia reproduces its Kookaburra Penny designs a century after they were trialled Produced in the post Great War period from 1919 to 1921, the pattern Kookaburra coins were an attempt to revise the countries currency with new shapes, sizes and metals. After just a few hundred of the coins wer eproduced in sample form, [...]

Mythology mania continues with the Amazons, the Mint of Poland’s latest impressive issue

By |2019-08-12T15:50:13+01:00August 12th, 2019|Categories: News|

Mythology mania continues with the Amazons, the Mint of Poland's latest impressive issue Despite the growing numbers of ancient mythologically themed coins emanating from the Mint of Poland, we still inevitably look forward to the next one. The sprightly release schedule means you don't have to wait too long and the latest is this [...]

ANA 2019: Silver and titanium combine to celebrate the Titans of Spaceflight on MDM’s 1/2kg coin

By |2019-08-13T12:47:19+01:00August 12th, 2019|Categories: News|

ANA 2019: Silver and titanium combine to celebrate the Titans of Spaceflight on MDM's 1/2kg coin We've already covered a substantial number of the many coins issued to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, but there have also been a few issues that, while they've incorporated the mission, [...]

Royal Australian Mint portrays the countries rebellious history on a new silver coin trio

By |2019-05-15T20:29:32+01:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: News|

Royal Australian Mint portrays the countries rebellious history on a new silver coin trio You would think that being surrounded by a selection of flying, swimming and running wildlife that is poisonous, venomous, or just plain mean, would make the average Australian love his fellow man. Unfortunately, the colonists decided mutiny and rebellion was [...]

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