The lads give way to the ladies with the goddess Hera following LPM’s ‘Gods of Olympus’ bullion coin series

By |2022-01-24T00:06:30+00:00January 24th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

The lads give way to the ladies with the goddess Hera following LPM’s ‘Gods of Olympus’ bullion coin series Today sees the launch of the fourth in LPM Group's bullion reimagining of the Perth Mint's iconic 'Gods' series of numismatics. Debuting in 2014, they became hugely popular, even crashing the Perth Mint website on release day. The [...]

The works of Caravaggio are reproduced on a silver coin series in the 450th anniversary of his birth

By |2022-01-21T16:49:14+00:00January 21st, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, People, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The works of Caravaggio are reproduced on a silver coin series in the 450th anniversary of his birth A hugely influential artist, the late 16th century painter, Caravaggio, had an intense visual style, no doubt tied in with his intense and violent personality. His paintings are bold, often brutal, rarely sexual. On the 450th anniversary of [...]

Blood of Elves, the third book in The Witcher saga, hits the numismatic world with a silver coin pair

By |2022-01-20T15:31:05+00:00January 20th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Blood of Elves, the third book in The Witcher saga, hits the numismatic world with a silver coin pair Working their way through the literary works of Polish fantasy author, Andrzej Sapkowski, the Mint of Gdańsk has now debuted their third pair of coins, quite obviously for the third book of the eight published in the Witcher [...]

Korea’s Joseon Rank Badge and Royal Silver Seal are the inspiration for an attractive two-piece silver coin set

By |2022-01-13T23:20:38+00:00January 13th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, History, Coloured, Silver, Coins Today KR, Fiji|

Korea's Joseon Rank Badge and Royal Silver Seal are the inspiration for an attractive two-piece silver coin set In power from 1392 until 1897, the Korean Joseon Dynasty was founded by Yi Seong-gye in what is today, Kaesong, a city in North Korea that is very close to the current border with the South. In wasn't [...]

World Exclusive! Numiartis debuts ‘Ox’ the first in its numismatic homage to the Haiyantang Zodiac Fountain

By |2022-01-12T19:06:59+00:00January 12th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Inserts, Silver, Numiartis, Niue Island|

World Exclusive! Numiartis debuts 'Ox' the first in its numismatic homage to the Haiyantang Zodiac Fountain Numiartis are kicking off 2022 with the first coin in a series that could best be described as an Asian Queen's Beasts in concept. Sitting outside the Old Summer Palace in Beijing, sat twelve bronze heads, each representing a figure from [...]

Biblical Series 41 St Paul Shipwrecked (2021 Scottsdale Mint)

By |2022-01-11T11:56:47+00:00January 11th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, Scottsdale Mint|

Coin 41 of the 60 that will make up Scottsdale Mint's decade-long homage to the Biblical works of 19th century French woodcut artist, Gustave Dore, has launched today. We've been covering this series of two-ounce silver coins since it debuted in 2015, and they've been popular enough that we get asked when the next one is due. [...]

Pegasus joins the Griffin and the Chimera in Numiscollect’s high-relief ‘Mythical Creatures’ lineup of silver coins

By |2022-01-10T13:47:18+00:00January 10th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Silver, Numiscollect, Tanzania|

Pegasus joins the Griffin and the Chimera in Numiscollect's high-relief 'Mythical Creatures' lineup of silver coins It was way back in 2018 that Numiscollect debuted its own 'Mythical Creatures' range of silver coins, employing Smartminted high-relief to bring these legendary beasts of old to life. There were two issues that year, the Griffin, and the Chimera, [...]

What better way to kick off 2022 than another striking silver stacker from Korea, the Persona Mask

By |2022-01-04T13:05:41+00:00January 4th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion Round, Silver, Coins Today KR|

What better way to kick off 2022 than another striking silver stacker from Korea, the Persona Mask Coming from nowhere with a hugely impressive Doggaebi Shield stacker last April, followed by an elegant Achilles Shield, and a Shield of St Michael, Coins Today have built a fine reputation for innovative stackable bullion. Now they're back with [...]

Lord of the Rings silver coin note (2021 MDM)

By |2021-12-27T17:03:27+00:00December 27th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Silver, MDM, Samoa|

Silver coin notes enjoyed a big flurry of activity just a couple of years ago, headed by the New Zealand Mint and, to a lesser extent, CIT. For a short time, it looked like they were going to be huge, but interest tapered off quickly, resulting in a sparse release schedule these days. That's a shame, [...]

Korea’s Buddhist heritage is beautifully reproduced with Coins Today’s latest half-kilo silver bullion bar

By |2021-12-17T09:22:51+00:00December 16th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Silver, Coins Today KR, South Korea|

Korea's Buddhist heritage is beautifully reproduced with Coins Today's latest half-kilo silver bullion bar Commissioned by pious people, votive steles in Korea were erected in courtyards and public spaces and were essentially stone tablets replete with carved scenes of Buddhist life and myth. A particularly fine example sits in Cheongju National Museum in Korea, one [...]

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