PONTE VECCHIO BRIDGE SILVER COIN (2021 Mint of Poland)

By |2021-05-28T20:42:48+01:00May 28th, 2021|Categories: Architecture, Quicklooks, Gilded, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

Built in 1345 to replace wooden, and later stone bridges that had stood on the site for almost four centuries, the stone closed-spandrel segmental arch bridge over the Arno River is one of the most popular attractions in the Italian city of Florence. Covered from end to end with shops selling jewellery, souvenirs and art, it's a [...]

The Pagoda of Many Treasures, the Dabotap, is showcased on a new three ounce smartminted silver coin

By |2021-05-19T17:12:21+01:00May 19th, 2021|Categories: Architecture, Culture, Silver, Coins Today KR, Palau|

The Pagoda of Many Treasures, the Dabotap, is showcased on a new three ounce smartminted silver coin Situated in Gyeongju, South Korea, at the temple of Bulguksa, is the Dabo Pagoda. Built during the United Silla period in 751, the 10 metre tall Dabotap and the temple constitute one of the most famous locations in Korea. This [...]

Czech Mint starts a golden journey through the Seven Wonders with the Great Pyramids of Giza

By |2021-04-19T10:56:02+01:00April 19th, 2021|Categories: Architecture, History, Gold, Czech Mint, Niue Island|

Czech Mint starts a golden journey through the Seven Wonders with the Great Pyramids of Giza The Seven Wonders of the Ancient World have been cause for conjecture and wonderment for hundreds, in some cases thousands of years. Structures that have long since crumbled to dust are still part of popular discourse today, so its no [...]

The Royal Mint celebrates 150 years of the Royal Albert Hall and there’s a mint first domed coin incoming

By |2021-03-23T14:01:19+00:00March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Architecture, Art & Literature, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint celebrates 150 years of the Royal Albert Hall and there's a mint first domed coin incoming One of the more popular tourist attractions in London, and one of the worlds premier locations for musical events, the Royal Albert Hall was built in Victorian times and named after the recently deceased husband of the [...]

CIT bring a fine selection of new releases and enhanced variations to existing coins with their Autumn Launch programme

By |2020-12-02T18:52:04+00:00December 2nd, 2020|Categories: Architecture, Art & Literature, History, Coloured, Gilded, Gold, Nature, People, Platinum, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Mongolia, Palau|

CIT bring a fine selection of new releases and enhanced variations to existing coins with their Autumn Launch programme Coroney has certainly changed the way some mints and producers are releasing their coins now,and we particularly like the way CIT have dealt with the disruption. Usually issuing for the major shows, they've now taken control of [...]

MDM brings the Pharoah Khufre’s magnificent tomb to dimensional life with a new silver pyramidal coin

By |2020-10-01T17:38:13+01:00October 1st, 2020|Categories: Architecture, History, Gilded, Silver, Djibouti, MDM|

MDM brings the Pharoah Khufre's magnificent tomb to dimensional life with a new silver pyramidal coin The pyramids on the Giza plateau in Egypt are rightfully considered wonders of human ingenuity, which have for thousands of years evoked a sense of awe in those that have seen them. That these structures, and the civilisation that [...]

DUTCH SILVER DUCATS: HEESWIJK CASTLE (2020, Royal Dutch Mint)

By |2020-05-27T17:12:40+01:00May 25th, 2020|Categories: Architecture, Quicklooks, History, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse, Netherlands|

The Royal Dutch Mint's 'Silver Ducat' range switched over from 'The 12 Provinces' to 'Dutch castles' for 2020, and this one, Heeswijk Castle, is the second of twelve to be issued, following De Haar Castle in February. These are 28.25g in weight, with a 40mm diameter. They're struck in the rarely used 0.873 fineness silver to a [...]

2020 THE MOSCOW METRO (CENTRAL BANK OF RUSSIA)

By |2020-05-14T03:33:55+01:00May 14th, 2020|Categories: Architecture, Quicklooks, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

It seems a bit weird to say, but the underground train network in Moscow is a big attraction. Home to some quite outstanding architecture, the stations are amongst the finest in the world, combining a modern metro system with palatial design. The first section opened in 1935, and today it is one of the busiest in the [...]

Czech Mint’s latest set of coins celebrating religious architecture highlights the French icon, Notre Dame

By |2020-04-30T23:53:53+01:00April 30th, 2020|Categories: Architecture, Art & Literature, History, Gold, Silver, Czech Mint, Niue Island|

Czech Mint's latest set of coins celebrating religious architecture highlights the French icon, Notre Dame We all know the story of Notre Dame de Paris, thrust so tragically into the popular conciousness last year with a fire that almost destroyed the centuries old cathedral, and there have been a few beautiful coins issued celebrating [...]

King Ludwig II of Bavaria was born 175 years ago and AllCollect mark the date with a minigold look at his architectural legacy

By |2020-04-14T23:07:11+01:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: Architecture, Allcollect, History, Gold, Solomon Islands|

King Ludwig II of Bavaria was born 175 years ago and AllCollect mark the date with a minigold look at his architectural legacy Despite dying in 1886 at just 40 years of age, King Ludwig II of Bavaria left behind an incredible legacy of impressive castles and palaces, none more famous than the stunning [...]

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