Architecture

July, 2019

A catchup of the latest wave of proof coins from the Central Bank of the Russian Federation

By |2019-07-11T21:01:38+01:00July 11th, 2019|Categories: Architecture, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

A catchup of the latest wave of proof coins from the Central Bank of the Russian Federation Time to play catchup with what's been emanating from the Central Bank of the Russian Federation. Quite prolific, the bank, like many national coin producers, has a very domestic outlook on the subjects chosen, and that gives us a fascinating look at this old and expansive country. Animals and bureaucracy [...]

June, 2019

Ancient Stonehenge circle is the star of the first ultra high relief silver Monuments by Moonlight coin

By |2019-06-29T00:30:58+01:00June 28th, 2019|Categories: Architecture, History, Silver, Commonwealth Mint, Fiji|

Ancient Stonehenge circle is the star of the first ultra high relief silver Monuments by Moonlight coin One of the world's most enigmatic and ancient monuments, Stonehenge has a surprisingly limited presence in the modern coin world. Now the Commonwealth Mint has chosen it to launch their new Monuments by Moonlight proof coin series. An ounce of 0.999 silver is the canvas of choice and the strike [...]

April, 2019

Imperial Art, the ancient architecture coin series, is back with the Greek Acropolis starring

By |2019-04-19T20:38:23+01:00April 17th, 2019|Categories: Architecture, History, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Imperial Art, the ancient architecture coin series, is back with the Greek Acropolis starring Back after a years hiatus, the Mint of Poland's impressive Imperial Art art-architectural coin series has returned. Beginning in 2014, the series debuted with a look at the Mesopotamian world through views of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon and the Ishtar Gate. The following year saw the series journey to the land of [...]

March, 2019

The iconic skyline of the Russian capital, Moscow, is CIT’s latest Skyline Dollar silver foil

By |2019-03-29T18:47:40+01:00March 29th, 2019|Categories: Architecture, Banknote / Foil, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

The iconic skyline of the Russian capital, Moscow, is CIT's latest Skyline Dollar silver foil The Singapore Coin Fair has just passed and as is traditional, CIT Coin Invest added a couple of items to their repertoire for the occasion. First of those was a new addition to their ever growing series of silver banknotes called Skyline Dollars. These 150 x 70 mm fine silver foils each [...]

February, 2019

The Mint of Poland apply their dimensional coin experience to the Ancient Roman Colosseum

By |2019-02-14T21:54:52+01:00February 14th, 2019|Categories: Architecture, History, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The Mint of Poland apply their dimensional coin experience to the Ancient Roman Colosseum Having a long history with truly dimensional silver coin designs, the annual World Money Fair issues are eagerly awaited, and have been since the debut of the beautiful Fortuna Redux coin around half a decade ago. It's easy to stick something to the face of a regular coin and call it [...]

MDM@WMF: Translucent Treasures 5oz silver coin series commences with the iconic Eiffel Tower

By |2019-02-08T19:00:28+01:00February 8th, 2019|Categories: Architecture, Inserts, Silver, MDM, Solomon Islands|

MDM@WMF: Translucent Treasures 5oz silver coin series commences with the iconic Eiffel Tower The Eiffel Tower in Paris, despite its popularity, hasn't been an overly used subject in the modern coin world. The Monnaie de Paris has featured it, of course, and the British Pobjoy Mint produced an unusual piece actually shaped like the monument back in 2014, but in general, it doesn't appear anywhere near as [...]

CIT@WMF: The iconic Tiffany Art series heads to Cambodia for its penultimate release

By |2019-02-01T01:26:51+01:00February 1st, 2019|Categories: Architecture, Inserts, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau|

CIT@WMF: The iconic Tiffany Art series heads to Cambodia for its penultimate release It's Tiffany time again and CIT have announced the latest pair in this gorgeous series of coins - sadly, the penultimate release as 2020 will see this multi-award-winning range wrap up for good. First appearing in 2004, the 2019 coin is the fifteenth design, and in our view at least, one of the very [...]

December, 2018

Karnak is the fourth subject in Moneda Nueva’s heavyweight ancient architecture coin series

By |2018-12-13T00:51:07+01:00December 12th, 2018|Categories: Architecture, History, Inserts, Silver, Chad, Moneda Nueva|

Karnak is the fourth subject in Moneda Nueva's heavyweight ancient architecture coin series The iconic Indian temple the Taj Mahal, the enigmatic Cambodian ruins at Angkor Wat, and the Mexican city of Uxmal have all been chosen as subjects for Moneda Nueva's flagship series of one-kilogram silver coins. Impressive pieces, with very exclusive mintages of just 100 pieces, they join CIT Coin Invest at the top of [...]

November, 2018

Skyline Dollars continue with three Asian cities added, including the topical Pyongyang

By |2018-11-08T14:35:05+01:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Architecture, Banknote / Foil, News Nuggets, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

Skyline Dollars continue with three Asian cities added, including the topical Pyongyang With the addition of these three new issues at the Beijing International Coin Exposition, CIT's Skyline Dollar series is now thirteen issues big. A range that CIT used to help bring the new silver coin note format to popular attention, it seems to be quite popular and a nice way to get banknote [...]

October, 2018

Long-running Italy of Arts series features the Queen of Venetian Villas, the Villa Pisani

By |2018-10-15T01:06:04+01:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Architecture, Art & Literature, News Nuggets, Silver, IPZS Italy, Italy|

Long-running Italy of Arts series features the Queen of Venetian Villas, the Villa Pisani Now in its ninth year, with two sterling silver releases per year (one 22g and one 18g), Italia Della Arti (Italy of Arts) has been showcasing some of this Mediterranean nations amazing works of art and architecture. This is the second coin of 2018 and is the lighter of the two. The Italian Mint [...]

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