PMC WEEK (1/5): From palaeontology to mythology, the ‘Egg’ coin series heads to the fantastical for its second issue

By |2021-09-27T11:46:17+01:00September 26th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

PMC WEEK: From palaeontology to mythology, the 'Egg' coin series heads to the fantastical for its second issue Today, we’re going to kick off our week long catch-up of releases from Precious Metal Collectors. This Singapore based producer has exploded into the market with an extremely impressive range of innovative designs. They use two main formats. [...]

Mans journey to the afterlife is immortalised in silver starting with the Vikings journey to Valhalla

By |2021-09-24T15:52:54+01:00September 24th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Coloured, Silver, Numiscollect, Palau|

Mans journey to the afterlife is immortalised in silver starting with the Vikings journey to Valhalla One look at our guide to Numiscollect's various myths and legends themed coin series will tell you they have an obvious talent when it comes to the genre, so it's always of interest when a new series debuts. The stories [...]

Artisan Coins launches its Robots: The Next Evolution series with an elegant look at love in the digital age

By |2021-09-22T23:53:45+01:00September 20th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Artisan Coins, Gilded, Science, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, Tokelau|

Artisan Coins launches its Robots: The Next Evolution series with an elegant look at love in the digital age It isn't often we get to see a whole new visual style adorning a coin, but we think it's fair to say that Artisan Coin Productions have done just that with the first Robots: The Next [...]

Women Warriors continue to hack their way through the patriarchy and this time it’s a Disney-free Mulan

By |2021-09-17T20:15:40+01:00September 17th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Women Warriors continue to hack their way through the patriarchy and this time it's a Disney-free Mulan We've seen a slowdown in the number of 2 oz high-relief mythology coins struck by the Mint of Poland this year, but we're glad to see a few of them are still making their way to market. The Pela-Coins [...]

Mint XXI stuns with a numismatic rendering of the biblical legend of Noah’s Ark and the Great Flood

By |2021-09-17T15:54:18+01:00September 17th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Silver, MintXXI, Tokelau|

Mint XXI stuns with a numismatic rendering of the biblical legend of Noah's Ark and the Great Flood Now this one was a surprise and a very pleasant one at that. Even a heathen like me can appreciate the rich legends that make up religious texts, and one of the biggies is the story of the [...]

My coin can kick your coins butt! Chun-Li is looking for a street fight. Is your coin up to it?

By |2021-09-08T18:24:49+01:00September 8th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Silver, Fiji, LPM HK|

My coin can kick your coins butt! Chun-Li is looking for a street fight. Is your coin up to it? The legendary arcade game franchise, Street Fighter is hitting coins with both the NZ Mint and LPM having ranges celebrating this iconic gaming legend. It's the latter of that pair releasing its second coin today, with [...]

A spliff a day keeps the doctor away! Or was that an apple? Who cares, the wacky baccy numismaty returns.

By |2021-09-07T14:29:56+01:00September 7th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Gilded, Nature, Benin, Silver, Numiscollect|

A spliff a day keeps the doctor away! Or was that an apple? Who cares, the wacky baccy numismaty returns. Numicollect's new selection is now upon us and it includes a pair of old friends. Issued in 2016 as part of their long running Famous Plants range, and the last that we know of, it featured [...]

The Royal Mint’s Shengxiao Lunar series emerges in proof form for the Year of the Tiger

By |2021-09-07T18:16:53+01:00September 6th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint's Shengxiao Lunar series emerges in proof form for the Year of the Tiger The Royal Mint has launched its latest Shengxiao Lunar entrant and it's for the 2022 Year of the Tiger. The ninth in the series to date, it's actually the third release in their first full lunar cycle, at which point [...]

Celtic Animals – Rabbit (2021 APMEX)

By |2021-08-31T20:51:06+01:00August 31st, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Bullion, Nature, Silver, Chad|

Another new limited mintage silver bullion coin series from APMEX debuted last year, called 'Celtic Animals'. Similar in concept to their 'Mandala Animals' series, it depicts animals not in a natural form, but instead constructed from the symbology associated with that culture. They look like they've been constructed almost as if in a small, intricate tattoo style.They look [...]

The iconic Ancient Egyptian Scarab is brought to life with CIT’s gorgeous new dimensional silver coin

By |2021-08-31T10:50:02+01:00August 31st, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Inserts, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau|

The iconic Ancient Egyptian Scarab is brought to life with CIT's gorgeous new dimensional silver coin There's never been a shortage of modern coins featuring the Ancient Egyptian dynastic civilisation, hardly surprising given it persevered for almost three millennia. The sheer scale of monumental construction, the wide variety of iconography and art, and the breadth of [...]

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