The Royal Mint’s ‘Tudor Beasts’ continues with ‘Lion of England’ in a range of proof and bullion coins

By |2022-02-21T00:04:59+00:00February 21st, 2022|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint's 'Tudor Beasts' continues with 'Lion of England' in a range of proof and bullion coins The Tudor Beasts, the flagship follow-on series to the Royal Mint's much-loved 'Queen's Beasts' series, debuted last October with the launch of the 'Seymour Panther' in proof form. The first of a new ten-coin series to be issued [...]

Beer – the most amazing invention in human history (probably…) – is celebrated on Numiscollect’s latest silver coin

By |2022-02-15T09:33:00+00:00February 15th, 2022|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Silver, Cameroon, Numiscollect|

Beer - the most amazing invention in human history (probably...) - is celebrated on Numiscollect's latest silver coin The Babylonian Code of Hammurabi is old, dating from around 1750 BC, and is one of the oldest, and most important legal texts in existence. So, what's that got to do with beer? Within its many rules [...]

Chinese Myths & Legends Dragon Platinum (2022 Perth Mint/LPM)

By |2022-02-14T10:12:33+00:00February 14th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Australia, Platinum, LPM HK, Perth Mint|

Launching today is a platinum version of the 2021 Chinese Dragon coin, the latest in LPM and the Perth Mint's 'Chinese Myths & Legends' series. Launching in 2017, the series is mainly themed around dragons, although there has been a 'Pixiu' coin, and it's fair to say that the overall standard has been very high, especially for [...]

Persona Mask Gilded stacker bullion (2022 Coins Today Korea)

By |2022-02-10T19:36:27+00:00February 10th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Bullion Round, Gilded, Silver, Coins Today KR|

Coins Today Korea are busy little beavers at the moment, enjoying the success that their innovative and varied bullion stacker releases have garnered. Most have taken mythology or history for inspiration, but last month, they released an original piece shaped like a faceted mask. For the first time, the Persona was released with two different finishes, which they [...]

The Archangel Michael silver bullion stacker shield adds an imposing kilo offering

By |2022-02-07T20:31:05+00:00February 7th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Silver, Coins Today KR, South Korea|

The Archangel Michael silver bullion stacker shield adds an imposing kilo offering Coins Today have made some truly impressive strides with their stackable silver bullion range. We've already seen some terrific issues, many as part of a loose range of shield-inspired designs, like the Korean Doggaebi, the Shield of Achilles, and the St. Michael, as well [...]

Coins Today adds a more affordable two-ounce option to its impressive half-kilo Buddhist stele bullion bar

By |2022-01-26T19:46:53+00:00January 26th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Silver, Coins Today KR, South Korea|

Coins Today adds a more affordable two-ounce option to its impressive half-kilo Buddhist stele bullion bar Launched today is a new version of Coins Today's latest bullion bar, the Buddhist Stele. A 500 gram version of this piece was released in mid-December, which came as a surprise because earlier issues have debuted with a small version first. [...]

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 [...]

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