December, 2019

The legendary Monkey King follows Erlang Shen in PMC’s Chinese Mythology Gods range

By |2019-12-09T02:43:49+00:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Gilded, Silver, Precious Metal Collectors, Niue Island|

The legendary Monkey King follows Erlang Shen in PMC's Chinese Mythology Gods range Formerly Handled by SK Bullion in Singapore, the honours for distributing the Chinese Gods Mythology series have been snapped up by Precious Metal Collectors, also of the Lion City. We're glad to see this Asian themed mythology range continue, thanks to a Thai dealer, and it's in good hands with PMC, handlers of the Hector of [...]

Pobjoy revisit the Penny Black stamp for the postal trailblazers 180th anniversary

By |2019-12-06T23:33:41+00:00December 6th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, Gibraltar, Pobjoy Mint|

Pobjoy revisit the Penny Black stamp for the postal trailblazers 180th anniversary Along with the Royal Mint, the British Pobjoy Mint are prolific issuers of the United Kingdoms's seven-sided 50 pence coin. There has been a plethora of different designs this year, with Pobjoy's eclectic mix of nature coins, and the Royal Mint seemingly trying to rule the world of popular culture releases with their Paddington Bear, Gruffalo, and [...]

One of Leonardo da Vinci’s greatest works is 500 years old and AllCollect has a coin to celebrate

By |2019-12-04T22:03:23+00:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: Allcollect, Art & Literature, Silver, Samoa|

One of Leonardo da Vinci's greatest works is 500 years old and AllCollect has a coin to celebrate Not only one of the most iconic paintings by the Renaissance master Leonardo da Vinci, but one of the most revered works of art in history, The Last Supper is a huge mural sited in a Milanese convent, that has been reproduced, parodied, reinterpretated and used for inspiration for centuries. It's [...]

November, 2019

Zhong Kui, vanquisher of evil, is the subject of the first Asian Mythology coin, now also in gilded form

By |2019-11-28T21:34:16+00:00November 28th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Zhong Kui, vanquisher of evil, is the subject of the first Asian Mythology coin, now also in gilded form With its first debut back at the ANA show in August, Numiscollect's first issue in their new Asian Mythology series was a beautiful part-coloured, antique-finished piece of work that was packed from edge to edge with some classic looking ancient Chinese inspired design. Depicting a deity long revered for his [...]

PMC wraps 2oz of silver around a large copper core for an innovative Hector: The Nine Worthies debut

By |2019-11-23T01:40:02+00:00November 23rd, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Silver, Precious Metal Collectors, Niue Island|

PMC wraps 2oz of silver around a large copper core for an innovative Hector: The Nine Worthies debut Just like their 96 Rat lunar coin that we covered earlier this month, Precious Metal Collectors (PMC) have jumped into a genre that is already packed to the rafters with new issues on a regular basis, and just like that coin, they've done so with something a bit different. There will [...]

Powercoin’s Micromosaic Passion silver coins have a new companion series – Micropuzzle Treasures

By |2019-11-20T19:23:43+00:00November 20th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau|

Powercoin's Micromosaic Passion silver coins have a new companion series - Micropuzzle Treasures Some of the best ideas in coins are more the result of taking simple ideas that are new and unusual, rather than outright gimmickry, as many have done. A good case in point was Powercoins pretty Micromosaic Passion coins, of which there have been three to date, A gloriously simple idea, just strike the [...]

Marvel bullion coin series moves away from superheroes to the morally flexible Spiderman antagonist, Venom

By |2019-11-18T18:01:16+00:00November 18th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, News Nuggets, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Marvel bullion coin series moves away from superheroes to the morally flexible Spiderman antagonist, Venom Now on its fourth year of issue, Marvel Comics bullion coin series has been a decent hit in the ever growing limited mintage silver bullion coin world, choosing for its subject the same pantheon of characters that have dominated the movie box office over the last decade. A simple series - just a 1oz 0.9999 [...]

A Green Egg, but no ham! Fabergé died a century ago and CIT marks the date with a new coin

By |2019-11-14T21:35:23+00:00November 14th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Mongolia|

A Green Egg, but no ham! Fabergé died a century ago and CIT marks the date with a new coin One of the art worlds most iconic items, Fabergé eggs were created between 1885 and 1917 by the House of Fabergé, in St. Petersburg. The 1917 end date is no coincidence, as the end of the company was brought about by the communist revolution that upended the whole country. [...]

What a big coin you have! Red Riding Hood kicks off Powercoin’s new Fear Tales series

By |2019-11-12T14:11:49+00:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau|

What a big coin you have! Red Riding Hood kicks off Powercoin's new Fear Tales series A perennial children's favourite with a dark past, it just has to be a fairy tale. One of the most popular is Little Red Riding Hood, the story of a dysfunctional family that lets its little girl wander a dark forest in a coat predators can see for miles, to visit her abandoned [...]

The Snowman returns to the Royal Mint as it expands its 50p licenced coin selection for 2019

By |2019-11-07T17:34:39+00:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Snowman returns to the Royal Mint as it expands its 50p licenced coin selection for 2019 Back for the second year, The Snowman rejoins an ever-growing range of classics that the Royal Mint is putting on its fifty pence coin range, alongside the recent Wallace & Gromit, Paddington and Gruffalo issues. The same range as usual, comprising an 8g sterling silver coin and a 15.5 gram [...]

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