Precious Metal Collectors reissues its copper-cored ‘9 Sons of the Dragon King’ as a hefty, solid 1.6 kg silver coin

By |2022-07-05T22:00:41+01:00July 5th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Precious Metal Collectors, Tokelau|

Precious Metal Collectors reissues its copper-cored '9 Sons of the Dragon King' as a hefty, solid 1.6 kg silver coin Released in September 2021, '9 Sons of the Dragon King' was a hugely impressive coin struck in PMC's Bi-Metal Max format. It involves a hefty copper core, in this case over 32 ounces of it, which [...]

Sun Wukong – Little Monkey King (2023 Precious Metal Collectors)

By |2022-06-29T16:34:13+01:00June 29th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

While the New Zealand Mint's Chibi series remains the king of the hill, a few other producers have released coins that are similar in concept, but having their own style. LPM's Street Fighter coins, The Coin Company's movie coins, and Crown Mint's Marvel issues are all examples of shaped character coins, and as you can see, most are themed [...]

A Trip to the Moon, Powercoin’s latest issue, celebrates its 1902 movie namesake, the first true science-fiction film

By |2022-06-27T19:07:23+01:00June 27th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Movies & TV, Palau, Powercoin|

A Trip to the Moon, Powercoin's latest issue, celebrates its 1902 movie namesake, the first true science-fiction film Alien, Blade Runner, Star Wars, Star Trek, Flash Gordon, and 2001: A Space Odyssey. Science Fiction is without question the most visually spectacular, and inventive movie genre out there, where writers and directors get to imagine anything and [...]

Cao Cao continues the Carpathian Mint’s numismatic journey through the Chinese epic, ‘Romance of the Three Kingdoms’

By |2022-06-27T08:35:14+01:00June 27th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Cao Cao continues the Carpathian Mint's numismatic journey through the Chinese epic, 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms' The 14th century Chinese novel, 'Romance of the Three Kingdoms' has inspired quite a few coins over the last few years, including some super designs from Pela Coins, the Mint of GdaƄsk, Mint XXI, and Numiartis. It's to the first [...]

Exclusive first look! – Themis, the Greek Goddess of Justice, debuts a new coin series showcasing female deities of the ancient world

By |2022-06-24T16:27:18+01:00June 24th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, Numiartis, Niue Island|

Exclusive first look! - Themis, the Greek Goddess of Justice, debuts a new coin series showcasing female deities of the ancient world The Greek Goddess of Justice, Themis, (her name meaning 'divine law'), was a Titan, one of the twelve children of Gaia and Uranus. She was the second wife of Zeus, and believed to be the [...]

Edvard Munch’s super-iconic painting, ‘The Scream’ is reimagined on Mint XXI’s latest silver coin

By |2022-06-21T23:41:38+01:00June 21st, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, Ghana, MintXXI|

Edvard Munch's super-iconic painting, 'The Scream' is reimagined on Mint XXI's latest silver coin Art lives or dies on its ability to evoke emotion, and something that at first glance makes you think 'I could do better than that', suddenly has you entranced, drawn into the emotion that the artist had imparted into the work. A [...]

Powercoin’s hit ‘Micropuzzle Treasures’ series concludes with the only finished panel painting by Michaelangelo, ‘Doni Tondo’

By |2022-06-22T10:48:04+01:00June 17th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau, Powercoin|

Powercoin's hit 'Micropuzzle Treasures' series concludes with the only finished panel painting by Michaelangelo, 'Doni Tondo' If aftermarket prices are any indicator, Powercoin's 'Micropuzzle Treasures' series has been something of a hit over the last few years. These three-ounce silver coins take a famous piece of art, and represent it as an incomplete jigsaw puzzle. [...]

Biblical Series: Cleansing the Temple (2022 Scottsdale Mint)

By |2022-06-15T19:37:25+01:00June 15th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, Scottsdale Mint|

A bit later in the year than usual, Scottsdale Mint has finally debuted the first of six 2022 issues in their long-running Biblical Series of two-ounce silver coins. This is the eighth year since the series kicked off, and it was always designed to be a decade long program, building into a sixty-coin set. We were a little [...]

Mythical Creatures – The Sphinx (2022 Czech Mint)

By |2022-06-13T22:31:21+01:00June 13th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, History, Gold, Silver, Czech Mint, Niue Island|

Just a quick heads-up that the tenth in the Czech Mint's nice 'Mythical Creatures' twelve-coin series is now available to buy, and features the Sphinx, most famously known from the millennia old colossal statue that stands guard over the Giza Plateau in Egypt. However, the Greeks also had their own version of the Sphinx, this kind of overlap [...]

The Mint of Poland has been busy. Here’s a round-up of the latest releases – Kitsune, Freya, Triton, and more.

By |2022-06-15T08:15:20+01:00June 13th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The Mint of Poland has been busy. Here's a round-up of the latest releases - Kitsune, Freya, Triton, and more. We've been through phases when it seems like we're covering one Mint of Poland struck coin after another, but after easing off a little, we've found an increasing number of good coins not getting covered, [...]

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