WMF ’23: The world of fine art is interpreted by the world of numismatics, and often with a unique twist.

By |2023-02-03T20:24:30+00:00February 3rd, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, Chad, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Ghana, MintXXI, Numiscollect, Precious Metal Collectors|

WMF '23: The world of fine art is interpreted by the world of numismatics, and often with a unique twist. Always a staple of the modern collectible coin world, fine art seems to have grown in popularity in recent years, not just in the old style of just reproducing the original work, but in an ever [...]

Archaeology and Symbolism – Antikythera Mechanism silver coin (2023 Numiscollect)

By |2023-02-02T21:15:39+00:00February 2nd, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Gilded, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

The tenth issue in Numiscollect's fascinating 'Archaeology and Symbolism' series features one of the most fascinating objects from the ancient world - the Antikythera Mechanism. Described as possibly the oldest example of an analogue computer, it was designed to predict astronomical positions and eclipses, perhaps decades in advance. Work on exactly how it was designed is still the subject [...]

WMF ’23: Art Mint maintains its reputation for graceful design with its Chinese Dragon Art coin

By |2023-02-01T19:09:41+00:00February 1st, 2023|Categories: Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

WMF '23: Art Mint maintains its reputation for graceful design with its Chinese Dragon Art coin Art Mint have always had a catalogue filled with a mix of the unusual, and the classic. The latter has been particularly well handled by their beautiful 'Mandala Art' range, now on its ninth release, and their new coin issue [...]

WMF ’23: CIT takes its mastery of clinical precision to new heights with an impeccable spinning coin

By |2023-02-01T10:33:03+00:00February 1st, 2023|Categories: Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

WMF '23: CIT takes its mastery of clinical precision to new heights with an impeccable spinning coin The World Money Fair always brings out the best in CIT, the multi award-winning Liechtenstein-based coin producer, and previous years have seen the event used to debut the best of their offerings. This year is no different, and we're [...]

WMF ’23: Mint XXI issues a dragon coin for a more elegant age – the Flaming Wyvern

By |2023-02-01T10:34:23+00:00February 1st, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Cameroon, MintXXI|

WMF '23: Mint XXI issues a dragon coin for a more elegant age - the Flaming Wyvern While dragons are nothing new on coins, we've noticed a huge swing towards the Asian form of the mythical beast - long bodied, delicate, and chasing a pearl. The Wyvern is a two-legged, winged version, popularised in Northern [...]

WMF ’23: The epic destruction of Pompeii in 79 AD inspires Numiscollect’s first Fury of Nature coin

By |2023-02-01T08:12:09+00:00February 1st, 2023|Categories: History, Coloured, Silver, Palau, Numiscollect|

WMF '23: The epic destruction of Pompeii in 79 AD inspires Numiscollect's first Fury of Nature coin Numiscollect's latest series is simply called 'Fury of Nature', and as we're discovering to this very day (the NZ Mint's city of Auckland is currently flooded, for example), nothing shows fury like Mother Nature herself. It's a clever idea [...]

Chibi continues in 2023 with the addition of Marvel Comics to the range, and a new randomly inserted gilded variant

By |2023-01-31T17:42:22+00:00January 31st, 2023|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Chibi continues in 2023 with the addition of Marvel Comics to the range, and a new randomly inserted gilded variant Chibi has been quite the phenomenon for the New Zealand Mint. Despite only launching in June 2020, there are over 110 issues to date, and they continue to launch at the rate of 4-per-month, usually. We're [...]

Scottsdale Mint’s giant ‘EC8’ bullion program continues its 2022 run with the Montserrat Sea Turtle, and the St. Lucia Couple

By |2023-01-30T20:24:54+00:00January 30th, 2023|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Nature, Gold, People, Silver, Montserrat, Saint Lucia, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint's giant 'EC8' bullion program continues its 2022 run with the Montserrat Sea Turtle, and the St. Lucia Couple Scottsdale Mint continues to play catch-up with its 2022 run through its Eastern Caribbean 8 series. Today sees the second pair of designs to be issued, so we've hit the half-way mark at last. We suspect [...]

The Royal Mint returns to Tudor times with a remastered portrait of Henry VIII for its fifth British Monarchs coin

By |2023-01-30T12:38:07+00:00January 30th, 2023|Categories: History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint returns to Tudor times with a remastered portrait of Henry VIII for its fifth British Monarchs coin The fifth release in the Royal Mint's 'British Monarchs Collection' is here, and launches the series second journey through time by returning to its Tudor beginnings. If you've yet to encounter this series, it is a [...]

Equatorial Guinea’s Giraffe bullion coin returns with a second annual issue in both gold and silver

By |2023-01-27T21:30:17+00:00January 27th, 2023|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Silver, Scottsdale Mint|

Equatorial Guinea's Giraffe bullion coin returns with a second annual issue in both gold and silver The Republic of Equatorial Guinea, a West African nation, doesn't have a huge presence in the bullion market, but last year, Arizona-based producer, Scottsdale Mint, issued its first Giraffe coin for the country. Depicting a pair of the necky mammals [...]

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