The classic world of opera comes to coins with Carmen, the classic tale of tragic love, with music by Bizet

By |2022-08-08T08:49:45+01:00August 8th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, MintXXI, Niue Island|

The classic world of opera comes to coins with Carmen, the classic tale of tragic love, with music by Bizet An absolute classic in the opera world, Carmen was taken from a story by Prosper Mérimée, adapted for the stage by Henri Meilhac and Ludovic Halévy, but most famous for its musical score, by French composer [...]

Innovative Persona Mask bullion stacker from South Korean producer, Coins Today, is joined by a second issue, a Guy Fawkes mask

By |2022-08-05T00:31:25+01:00August 4th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion Round, Gilded, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, Coins Today KR|

Innovative Persona Mask bullion stacker from South Korean producer, Coins Today, is joined by a second issue, a Guy Fawkes mask Coins Today's impressively varied range of stacker bullion continues to expand with the addition of the second in its 'Mask' range. Launching early-January this year, followed by a gilded variant in February, the Persona [...]

Australian Brumby Horse 2 oz silver proof coin (2022 Perth Mint / LPM)

By |2022-08-04T02:18:07+01:00August 4th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Australia, Nature, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mint produced, LPM exclusive silver coin series featuring the Australian Brumby horse, is back for a third release. The main attraction will be the popular bullion coin, of course, but we'll cover that in our bullion round-up on Friday (I'd hoped to have it out yesterday, but one of the coins is still under embargo). Here we [...]

The Jungle Book 03 – Shere Khan silver coin (2022 Czech Mint)

By |2022-08-03T10:15:08+01:00August 3rd, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Silver, Czech Mint, Niue Island|

We were pleasantly surprised by the first of the Czech Mint's 'Jungle Book' coins that we covered back in March. It had an interesting and attractive style, undertaken by one of the mint's stalwart artists, Asamat Baltaev, one we have a high regard for here. Based on the classic Rudyard Kipling book, and not the sanitised Disney film, [...]

After PEZ and Sweethearts, MTB/PAMP adds Bazooka bubblegum to its range of silver bullion homages to classic sweets

By |2022-08-02T00:15:27+01:00August 2nd, 2022|Categories: Culture, Bullion Round, Silver, PAMP|

After PEZ and Sweethearts, MTB/PAMP adds Bazooka bubblegum to its range of silver bullion homages to classic sweets In the early 1950s, the Topps Company, famous now for its trading card business, tasked cartoonist Wesley Morse with creating a new set of characters for comics to go with the 'Bazooka' bubblegum it had released in 1947 He [...]

The numismatic world’s Lord of the Rings selection expands with an impeccable issue from Mint XXI

By |2022-08-01T16:36:49+01:00August 1st, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Cook Islands, MintXXI|

The numismatic world's Lord of the Rings selection expands with an impeccable issue from Mint XXI A giant of the literary and movie worlds, irrespective of genre, J.R.R. Tolkien's 'Lord of the Rings' sequence has topped bestseller lists around the world for decades, They made the move to the big screen in 2003, with an epic [...]

Biblical Series 44: The Dead Christ (2022 Scottsdale Mint)

By |2022-07-30T13:22:59+01:00July 30th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, Scottsdale Mint|

The second of six Biblical Series coins is here, and it's titled 'The Dead Christ' This is the 44th coin in the 60-coin series, launched at the rate of 6 per year. We're sure that after 44 coins you know everything you need to, but if you want to know more, and be able to see the whole [...]

Ancient Warriors dimensional coin series returns with a Crusader helmet. another from man’s history of warfare

By |2022-07-29T14:59:40+01:00July 29th, 2022|Categories: History, Military, Silver, Fiji, LPM HK|

Ancient Warriors dimensional coin series returns with a Crusader helmet. another from man's history of warfare The third of LPM's very cool 'Ancient Warriors' coins is here, and after the Samurai and the Spartan, comes the Crusader. Each release in this series showcases famous military headwear, and the producer has done a great job to date, [...]

World Famous Dogs – French Bulldog gold bullion coin (2022 Leipziger Edelmetallverarbeitung)

By |2022-07-28T21:02:51+01:00July 28th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Gold, Nature, Cameroon, Leipziger Edelmetall|

No stranger to the modern coin world, man's best friend has now put in an appearance on a new 10-coin gold bullion series from German mint, Leipziger Edelmetall. A one ounce coin in 0.9999 gold, and with a 1,000 mintage, 'World Famous Dogs' will showcase iconic breeds from various countries around the globe. This is the first, and they [...]

Pirates of the Caribbean – Silent Mary bullion coin (2022 New Zealand Mint)

By |2022-07-28T12:50:21+01:00July 28th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

One of the New Zealand Mint's numerous popular culture themed bullion coins, Pirates of the Caribbean, has just debuted its fifth and final release. It's called 'Silent Mary' and features the Spanish Royal Navy galleon from the fifth movie in the franchise, 'Dead Men Tell No Tales'. Captained by Armando Salazar, she was a feared pirate hunter, but [...]

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