MDM Week (5/5): We round up the week with a look at MDM’s latest Harry Potter licenced coins, from mini-gold to max-silver

By |2021-10-08T21:56:00+01:00October 8th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Gold, Silver, Djibouti, MDM, Solomon Islands|

MDM Week: We round up the week with a look at MDM's latest Harry Potter licenced coins, from mini-gold to maxi-silver We're rounding out our catch-up of MDM issues with a collation of some of their recent Harry Potter releases. It's hard keeping track of just who has Potter rights these days, with the NZ Mint, the [...]

Royal Australian Mint issues a new silver coin pair looking at Aboriginal history and their bouncy wildlife

By |2021-10-07T17:21:11+01:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: History, Australia, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Royal Australian Mint issues a new silver coin pair looking at Aboriginal history and their bouncy wildlife The Royal Australian Mint continues to quietly release some really nice coins, and this latest pair are a good example of that. Both weigh in at half an ounce of 0.999 silver, have a proof finish, and the simple [...]

MDM Week (3/5): The Vikings continue their assault on the coin world with additions to three series

By |2021-10-07T00:25:03+01:00October 6th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Gold, Silver, Cook Islands, MDM, Samoa|

MDM Week: The Vikings continue their assault on the coin world with additions to three series Everyone love a good Viking tale. From TV to coins, they've left an indelible cultural stamp on popular culture, and we've found ourselves covering many a fine release over the last few years. MDM are no stranger to the genre, [...]

A dive into the medieval history of Britain as the Queen’s Beasts give way to those of a king. The Tudor Beasts debuts in style.

By |2021-10-06T18:37:42+01:00October 6th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

A dive into the medieval history of Britain as the Queen’s Beasts give way to those of a king. The Tudor Beasts debuts in style. We think it's fair to say that the Royal Mint's 'Queen's beasts' series has been one of the most popular and admired coin series in recent years, especially in the [...]

MDM Week (1/5): Tutankhamun, the boy pharoah, was discovered a century ago and the coin world marks the anniversary

By |2021-10-04T09:18:14+01:00October 4th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Gold, Silver, Djibouti, MDM, Solomon Islands|

MDM Week: Tutankhamun, the boy pharoah, was discovered a century ago and the coin world marks the anniversary It's incredible to believe that a relatively minor pharoah, one that was sickly and died at under 20 years old, and one that was buried in the smallest pharoah's tomb in the Valley of the Kings, would [...]

The King Tiger joins the IS-2, the tank that was developed to fight it, in the striking coin series, ‘Confrontation’

By |2021-09-29T21:29:53+01:00September 29th, 2021|Categories: History, Military, Gilded, Silver, Niue Island, Volgo-Vyatka Mint|

The King Tiger joins the IS-2, the tank that was developed to fight it, in the striking coin series, 'Confrontation' Just three weeks ago we featured a brilliant new coin from a new producer in Russia that hit bang on with my love of tanks. Depicting the Soviet heavy tank, the Iosef Stalin 2, it [...]

Roman Gods silver series returns after a hiatus with Mars, the God of War, doing what he does best

By |2021-09-29T11:46:20+01:00September 29th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Silver, Mint of Gdansk, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Roman Gods silver series returns after a hiatus with Mars, the God of War, doing what he does best One of the earlier entrants into the ancient mythology coin market, Jupiter was the first of the Mint of Poland struck 'Roman Gods' series. That was back in 2016, and there was a sequel release in 2018 which [...]

Icons of Inspiration 02: Leonardo da Vinci (2021 APMEX)

By |2021-09-28T21:41:31+01:00September 28th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, History, Gold, People, Silver, Niue Island|

The second in the APMEX bullion coin series 'Icons of Innovation' is out now, and after a super debut with Galileo Gallilei, they've stayed in Italy for the latest one as well. Leonardo da Vinci needs no introduction and is no stranger to the modern numismatic world, so it's good to see the design by experienced coin [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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