China’s epic Five Tiger Generals is the subject of an equally epic new silver coin series from Numiartis

By |2020-09-25T15:51:14+01:00September 25th, 2020|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Numiartis, Niue Island|

China's epic Five Tiger Generals is the subject of an equally epic new silver coin series from Numiartis The early signs of post-Covid19 (season 1) activity continue in the coin worldsancient world themed issues with the latest release from Numiartis. Producers, in collaboration with CIT/BH Mayer or the Mint of Poland, of some quite beautiful coins, [...]

The Royal Mint releases its penultimate Queen’s Beasts proof coin range – White Greyhound of Richmond

By |2020-09-21T11:51:36+01:00September 21st, 2020|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint releases its penultimate Queen's Beasts proof coin range - White Greyhound of Richmond We've already covered the last of the Queen's Beasts bullion coins with a new Bullion Coin Profile of the whole ten-coin series, so we won't go over the whole thing again. The main difference as far as this release goes, is [...]

Mint of Poland’s Woman Warrior series moves North from the Greek Amazons to the Norse Valkyrie

By |2020-09-18T21:40:49+01:00September 18th, 2020|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Mint of Poland's Woman Warrior series moves North from the Greek Amazons to the Norse Valkyrie After several months of a covid-caused lack of activity, the Mint of Poland is back with the newest entry in their superb 2oz selection of ancient mythology and history themed coins. The new release we're looking at today is [...]

The scourge of the Crusaders, Saladin, is immortalised on an impressive new silver coin from The Treasurists

By |2020-09-17T19:03:45+01:00September 17th, 2020|Categories: History, People, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

The scourge of the Crusaders, Saladin, is immortalised on an impressive new silver coin from The Treasurists Building themselves an impressive reputation with their innovative copper-cored coins, Precious Metal Collectors also work with Thai company, The Treasurists, to issue some excellent standard silver coins as well. The latest to appear is this excellent issue starring [...]

400 YEARS OF THE MAYFLOWER (2020, Pobjoy Mint)

By |2020-09-17T12:56:14+01:00September 17th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Gilded, Gold, Silver, British Virgin Islands, Pobjoy Mint|

The epic voyage of The Mayflower four centuries ago has remained an inspirational tale to many, but there have been surprisingly few numismatic issues commemorating it. One of those participating was the British Pobjoy Mint, who released a limited run of silver bullion coins featuring the ship under full sail. This was exclusively distributed by US dealer, APMEX.That [...]

AUSTRALIAN SHIPWRECKS: BATAVIA (2019, Royal Australian Mint)

By |2020-09-15T20:01:27+01:00September 15th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, History, Australia, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

The Royal Australian Mint's innovative and attractive triangular bullion coin series has recently seen its third issue, but we're heading back to the first of them for this latest release. Batavia came out last year with it's standard 20,000 silver and 250 gold coin mintages and is back in very limited form with an antique finish. The [...]

It’s 400 years since the historic Mayflower voyage and the two countries celebrate together with numismatic sets

By |2020-09-04T21:46:10+01:00September 4th, 2020|Categories: History, Gold, Medallion, Silver, Royal Mint, US Mint, United Kingdom, United States|

It's 400 years since the historic Mayflower voyage and the two countries celebrate together with numismatic sets A big part of early modern US history, the voyage of the Mayflower is one of a select group of nation defining events that are universally considered worthy of numismatic commemoration. The plucky tale of a group of colonists setting [...]

Royal Dutch Mint continues it Ducat-based look at the beautiful castles that helped build the nation

By |2020-09-02T18:20:55+01:00August 28th, 2020|Categories: History, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse, Netherlands|

Royal Dutch Mint continues its Ducat-based look at the beautiful castles that helped build the nation The Royal Dutch Mint continues its journey through the castles of the Netherlands with the release of the third in their silver Ducat range. Taking over from the now complete Twelve Province Ducats, 'Dutch Castles' will run for another set [...]

The Royal Mint marks the anniversary of the end of the world’s greatest and deadliest conflict with a poignant coin

By |2020-08-11T19:28:15+01:00August 11th, 2020|Categories: History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint marks the anniversary of the end of the world's greatest and deadliest conflict with a poignant coin The biggest, most widespread, and most destructive war in human history ended just a short 75 years ago. The Second World War certainly hasn't ended war - something that remains a core element in [...]

The Legend of Scylla and Charybdis follows Pandora’s Box in Powercoin’s distinctive silver coin series

By |2020-08-10T12:40:14+01:00August 10th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau|

The Legend of Scylla and Charybdis follows Pandora’s Box in Powercoin’s distinctive silver coin series Pandora's Box is one of those mythical objects that has become a common reference in moden culture, so its choice as the first subject in Powercoins new silver coin series last April, was a clever one. A stunning coin, [...]

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