DC COMICS THE FLASH CHIBI (2020, NZ MINT)

By |2020-09-21T18:08:14+01:00September 21st, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The New Zealand Mint's latest Chibi coin is here, and with another ten due to drop before the end of 2020, it's a place we'll obviously visiting pretty often (we like these!). Based on the Japanese big-headed 'Super-deformed; cultural style, they reinterprete characters from three of the mints big franchises - DC Comics, Harry Potter, and Star [...]

AMBER SCARABEUS ANTIQUED (2020, Mint of Poland)

By |2020-09-07T11:50:55+01:00September 7th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

A long running seriesof 17.50 gram silver coins that debuted in 2015, the Mint of Poland's Scarabaeus series reproduces one of the biggest icons in Ancient Egyptian culture - the scarab beetle. This series is a little different from most commemorative ranges in that rather than have a basic design that changes every year, they have a [...]

A quick preview look at Mint 21’s new 2020 selection of coins, from love, art and nature

By |2020-08-30T00:54:20+01:00August 29th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, Nature, Silver, Cameroon, Ghana, Mint21, Niue Island|

A quick preview look at Mint 21's new 2020 selection of coins, from love, art and nature Oe of our favourite coin producers at present, joining such luminaries as CIT, Numiscollect, Art Mint and MDM, amongst others, capable of, and doing, something different without diving into tacky. They have their own visual style that seems [...]

Niue’s Classic Harry Potter coin series continues with Albus Dumbledore, the wizard headmaster

By |2020-08-25T14:23:20+01:00August 25th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Niue's Classic Harry Potter coin series continues with Albus Dumbledore, the wizard headmaster The New Zealand Mint are diving deeper into J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter' universe with their latest addition to their 'Classic' range of proof coins. They already have their popular movie poster reproduction coins, and House Banner foils, and we've already seen a Hogwarts and [...]

BIBLICAL STORIES: THE JUDAS KISS (2020, Scottsdale Mint)

By |2020-08-17T11:53:16+01:00August 17th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, Scottsdale Mint|

Time for the 32nd of Scottsdale Mint's epic Biblical Series of two-ounce silver coins, and it's 'The Judas Kiss' getting the numismatic treatment. For those unaware, the series is based on interpretative woodcuts of 18th century artist, Gustave Dore. Whatever you're views on the subject matter, the woodcuts are clearly superb works and have translated exceptionally well to [...]

The Legend of Scylla and Charybdis follows Pandora’s Box in Powercoin’s distinctive silver coin series

By |2020-08-10T12:40:14+01:00August 10th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau|

The Legend of Scylla and Charybdis follows Pandora’s Box in Powercoin’s distinctive silver coin series Pandora's Box is one of those mythical objects that has become a common reference in moden culture, so its choice as the first subject in Powercoins new silver coin series last April, was a clever one. A stunning coin, [...]

CIT’s Summer Launch coin videos show a fine selection of different designs

By |2020-08-05T15:55:24+01:00August 5th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, History, Coloured, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Mongolia, Palau|

CIT’s Summer Launch coin videos show a fine selection of different designs As promised earlier today, we've collated all the new videos for CIT's Sumemr Launch into one place. Some great releases here. If you'd like to see more images of the coins, check out our earlier post, and we will be covering these [...]

Mountains, meteorites, sharks, Islamic architecture, Steampunk, fighter pilots, dinosaurs and rollercoasters. It can only be CIT’s Summer Launch.

By |2020-08-10T02:46:20+01:00August 5th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, History, Coloured, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Mongolia, Palau|

Mountains, meteorites, sharks, Islamic architecture, Steampunk, fighter pilots, dinosaurs and rollercoasters. It can only be CIT's Summer Launch. We'll be taking a better look at most of these coins in the coming weeks, but here's a roundup of the big new Summer Launch coin range from probably the best producer in the [...]

Powercoin’s Fear Tales returns with the sad and poignant tale of the Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen

By |2020-07-31T12:45:02+01:00July 31st, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau|

Powercoin's Fear Tales returns with the sad and poignant tale of the Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen The dark and disturbing world of fairy tales returns to numismatics with the second in Powercoins 'Fear Tales' series of two-ounce silver coins. The series debuted last November with an attractive 'Little Red Riding [...]

PMC’s giant ‘Eight Protectors’ series of copper-cored silver coins adds its second figure, Akasagarbha

By |2020-07-30T02:16:12+01:00July 30th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

Precious Metal Collectors continues on with it quite beautiful Eight Protectors range, with the second in the series, Akasagarbha Bodhisattva. This follows the very pretty Goddess of Mercy with One Thousand Hands, and it's clear from this one that the series is going to be maintaining an exceptionally high standard, building into an exquisite set.For those unaware of the [...]

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