The ‘Imperial Art’ historical architecture coin series continues it journey through time and place with a visit to Persia

By |2022-07-26T14:16:03+01:00July 26th, 2022|Categories: Architecture, History, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Gdansk, Niue Island|

The 'Imperial Art' historical architecture coin series continues it journey through time and place with a visit to Persia Similar in concept to CIT's seminal Tiffany Art series, Imperial Art is what we call an art-architecture coin, showcasing the aesthetic merits of some of the world's most admired forms of architecture. Imperial Art does it by showcasing [...]

The architectural style of the visionary Antoni Gaudi is highlighted on the Mint of Poland’s new coin

By |2022-05-10T23:42:00+01:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: Architecture, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Mint of Poland|

The architectural style of the visionary Antoni Gaudi is highlighted on the Mint of Poland's new coin Born in 1852, Catalonian, Antoni Gaudí, is one of the most revered and individualistic architects in modern history. He morphed his passion for nature and religion into a unique style of architecture, one that has its ultimate expression in [...]

The Royal Mint introduces its City Views proof coin series with a 1640’s view of London and the River Thames

By |2022-04-28T04:48:32+01:00April 28th, 2022|Categories: Architecture, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint introduces its City Views proof coin series with a 1640s view of London and the River Thames The Royal Mint has long tapped into London's history and culture for numismatic inspiration, and their latest series goes back to 1647 for it. Wenceslaus Hollar, a Bohemian graphic artist, spent much of his life in England, [...]

Gyeongbokgung, the Korean royal palace of the Joseon Dynasty adorns a series of five-ounce silver coins

By |2022-04-02T02:52:48+01:00April 1st, 2022|Categories: Architecture, History, Silver, Coins Today KR, Fiji|

Gyeongbokgung, the Korean royal palace of the Joseon Dynasty, adorns a series of five-ounce silver coins New from Coins Today in Korea, is the third in their series of five-ounce silver coins showcasing one of Korea's most iconic locations, the Gyeongbokgung Palace Complex in Seoul. The series will systematically take a look at some of the striking [...]

Tower of Babel silver coin (2021 Mint of Poland)

By |2022-02-01T14:36:06+00:00February 1st, 2022|Categories: Architecture, Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

The latest coin to emanate from the prolific Mint of Poland is this unusual take on the ancient tale of the Tower of Babel. Said to have been a project by the united peoples of Earth to reach the heavens, God wasn't pleased, and scattered them around the world, giving each group a different language to prevent [...]

Westhove Castle is the sixth in the Royal Dutch Mint’s latest Dutch Castles Silver Ducat series

By |2021-09-07T02:35:03+01:00September 7th, 2021|Categories: Architecture, History, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse, Netherlands|

Westhove Castle is the sixth in the Royal Dutch Mint's latest Dutch Castles Silver Ducat series Between 2015 and 2019, the Royal Dutch Mint issued a 12-coin set of silver ducats themed around the 12 provinces in the Netherlands. It was successful enough to warrant a follow on series, this time taking a look [...]

A drones eye view of Barcelona is the clever subject of the Mint of Poland’s new domed silver coin

By |2021-08-05T21:30:31+01:00August 5th, 2021|Categories: Architecture, Science, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

A drones eye view of Barcelona is the clever subject of the Mint of Poland's new domed silver coin The Mint of Poland's latest takes an unusual approach to the field of architecture-themed coins by combining it with the world of drone photography. These little insect-like devices are now capable of some quite phenomenal feats using [...]

APMEX launches the second of its Seven Wonders bullion rounds – the Hanging Gardens of Babylon

By |2021-07-26T16:15:32+01:00July 26th, 2021|Categories: Architecture, Bullion Round, History, Gold, Silver|

APMEX launches the second of its Seven Wonders bullion rounds - the Hanging Gardens of Babylon We don't cover many rounds here as it's hard enough keeping up with the coins, but we do dabble when we feel it's relevant, and we think that applies to this very nice series from US dealer APMEX. The Seven [...]

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 [...]

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