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 [...]

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 [...]

It’s that time of the year again. The Royal Mint releases images of its 2022 circulating currency designs

By |2021-12-31T15:12:46+00:00December 31st, 2021|Categories: Bi-Metallic, Culture, Event, History, Gold, People, Science, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

It's that time of the year again. The Royal Mint releases images of its 2022 circulating currency designs An earlier than usual look at the Royal Mint's proof sets for the year (they go on sale next week), and it's another selection of themes encompassing royalty, science, personalities, and events. There are a pair of seven-sided [...]

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 [...]

JVP’s Liberator bullion round expands with a very varied range of proof and coloured versions

By |2021-12-16T10:26:54+00:00December 15th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Bullion Round, Coloured, Gilded, Inserts, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, JVP Investment|

JVP's Liberator bullion round expands with a very varied range of proof and coloured versions Launching in July this year, JVP Coins returned with a striking new bullion round in silver and gold called 'Liberator'. Tapping into that whole Punisher/gun-culture vibe, it was quite an in-your-face design, and something a bit different from what usually [...]

Lick that cookie, or the man with the gun is coming!! An umbrella coin inspired by a hit South Korean TV show debuts

By |2021-12-13T20:17:10+00:00December 13th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Movies & TV, Gilded, Silver, LPM HK, Niue Island|

Lick that cookie, or the man with the gun is coming!! An umbrella coin inspired by a hit South Korean TV show debuts We're inundated with fake excellence on a daily basis. Constantly told what is, or isn't, good by those trying to latch onto the next 'big thing', we all get burned so many times [...]

Coca Cola World Edition gold bottlecap coins (2021 Crown Mint)

By |2021-12-09T00:30:03+00:00December 9th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Gold, Crown Mint, Fiji|

One of the more unusual coin series of recent years, the Crown Mint's bottle cap coin homage to Coca-Cola was a popular item in 2018, that reached new heights with an interesting ten coin series through 2020. Called 'World Edition', it reproduced caps from ten different and diverse nations around the world, all done in colour on [...]

Art Mint’s elegant ‘Mandala Art’ series returns for a seventh release with a striking Turkish inspired design

By |2021-12-07T14:06:18+00:00December 7th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Art Mint, Inserts, Silver, Fiji|

Art Mint's elegant 'Mandala Art' series returns for a seventh release with a striking Turkish inspired design We've long admired Art Mint's flagship 'Mandala' series of coins, and it's been a pleasure to watch it grow in ambition and intricacy since it debuted in 2015. The last two issues in particular, the Gothic and the Persian, [...]

Teaser of Germania Mint’s Fafnir sequel, Fenrir, appears online. Nice.

By |2021-11-29T11:00:52+00:00November 29th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion Round, Silver, Germania Mint|

One of the big bullion hits this year, the first Germania Beast's coin from Germania Mint was a striking double-coin spread design featuring Fafnir, a dragon from Norse and Germanic mythology. A clever idea, beautifully realised, it rightly became a hit, with the special Germinus versions changing hands for high prices. We're just prepping a look at [...]

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