Elton John’s charity foundation gets a boost with the auction of a one-off 5kg custom silver medallion

By |2021-04-21T11:03:59+01:00April 21st, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Event, Gilded, Medallion, Silver, Royal Mint|

Elton John's charity foundation gets a boost with the auction of a one-off 5kg custom silver medallion The Royal Mint has had huge success with its 'Music Legends' series of proof and bullion coins, which to date has enjoyed three issues. Kicking that series off was ;Queen', followed by 'Elton John', and 'David Bowie', all [...]

Royal Mint releases details of its 2021 core commemoratives with a surprising and ridiculous error

By |2021-01-06T13:40:28+00:00January 6th, 2021|Categories: Bi-Metallic, Culture, Event, History, Gold, People, Science, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint releases details of its 2021 core commemoratives with a surprising and ridiculous error It's that time of the year again, when the Royal Mint shows off its core range of commemorative coins, those based on circulating currency, and it's another varied selection of formats and subjects. All of them are being overshadowed by one [...]

Royal Mints 2020 Remembrance Day issue marks a centenary since the internment of the Unknown Soldier

By |2020-10-28T00:54:04+00:00October 27th, 2020|Categories: Event, History, Coloured, Military, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mints 2020 Remembrance Day issue marks a centenary since the internment of the Unknown Warrior It's that most poignant of times again. Remembrance Day marks the incredible sacrifice of those that fell fighting in the Great War, and has become a regular of the numismatic calendar, especially over the last few years, because it's [...]

Monnaie de Paris thanks French health workers and invites you to do the same

By |2020-05-04T15:33:02+01:00May 4th, 2020|Categories: Event, People, Medallion, News, Monnaie de Paris|

I'm pretty sure you don't need a recap on what's happening around the world at the moment. Many of us are sat on our asses burning our way through the entire Netflix database, piling on the pounds and slowly going stir crazy. There are however, whole swathes of people that have never had it so hard, and those are the [...]

Pobjoy and Gibraltar remembers Victory in Europe Day with a fifty pence coin trio

By |2020-05-08T02:14:22+01:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: Event, History, Coloured, Military, Silver, Gibraltar, Pobjoy Mint|

Pobjoy and Gibraltar remembers Victory in Europe Day with a fifty pence coin trio After several years of a numismatic commemoration for the centennial events of the First World War, we're now firmly within the realms of the 75th anniversary memorials for the Second. An even bigger swathe of destruction swept around [...]

The last 64 years of Eurovision is blasted through water to inspire the Royal Dutch Mint’s new anniversary medal

By |2020-04-27T17:01:01+01:00April 27th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Event, Medallion, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse|

The last 64 years of Eurovision is blasted through water to inspire the Royal Dutch Mint's new anniversary medal For those of you around the world that have never heard of the Eurovision Song Contest, it's an annual song competition for the countries in and around Europe. Each participating nation enters a song (or [...]

Are you the lucky one! Coins Today picks the certificate number that wins a one-off 5oz gold coin

By |2020-04-01T22:34:01+01:00April 1st, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Event, News Nuggets, Silver, Niue Island|

Are you the lucky one! Coins Today picks the certificate number that wins a one-off 5oz gold coin Back in mid-December, we posted an article about an intriguing new bullion coin from Korean producer, Coins Today. It was called 'Lucky Coin', and for good reason. Each of the 25,000 coins sold [...]

Austrian Mint celebrates the Salzburg Festival with an unusual flat-bottomed domed coin

By |2020-01-22T23:10:17+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Categories: Culture, Event, Coloured, Austrian Mint, Austria, Silver|

Austrian Mint celebrates the Salzburg Festival with an unusual flat-bottomed domed coin Domed coins have been an interesting addition to the numismatic world since the Monnaie de Paris introduced its astronomy themed issue back in 2009, which was then popularised by a string of series featuring the same subject by the Royal [...]

Guitar pick shaped coins commemorate fifty years since the iconic cultural event Woodstock took place

By |2019-10-07T18:51:57+01:00October 7th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Event, Gold, Silver, BH Mayer, Cook Islands|

Guitar pick shaped coins commemorate fifty years since the iconic cultural event Woodstock took place One of the biggest and most impactful music events in history, Woodstock brought together some of the biggest bands of the late Sixties to play in a field meant to hold a fraction of the 400,000 that [...]

Royal Mint commemorates a century of remembrance for the sacrifices of the First World War multitudes

By |2019-09-11T12:44:15+01:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: Event, History, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint commemorates a century of remembrance for the sacrifices of the First World War multitudes The Royal Mint's latest Remembrance Day coin is now available and has been issued in a gold variant for the first time. This year marks the 100th time that the Remembrance Day service has been held, starting [...]

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