The Royal Mint returns to Tudor times with a remastered portrait of Henry VIII for its fifth British Monarchs coin

By |2023-01-30T12:38:07+00:00January 30th, 2023|Categories: History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint returns to Tudor times with a remastered portrait of Henry VIII for its fifth British Monarchs coin The fifth release in the Royal Mint's 'British Monarchs Collection' is here, and launches the series second journey through time by returning to its Tudor beginnings. If you've yet to encounter this series, it is a [...]

Ready for a joust! The latest stackable silver bullion from Coin’s Today is an awesome 16th jousting shield replica

By |2023-01-27T13:42:48+00:00January 27th, 2023|Categories: History, Bullion Round, Coins Today KR|

Coins Today brings the world of chess into stackable silver bullion, launching a pawn-inspired design with a twist South Korean producer, Coins Today's 'Stackable' range of bullion, grows a little more with another highly unusual, and visually striking addition. There have been some terrific issues in this range, with some, like one replicating the shield of [...]

Precious Metal Collectors release a new copper-cored silver coin by order of the Peaky Blinders

By |2023-01-17T16:17:10+00:00January 17th, 2023|Categories: History, Coloured, People, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

Precious Metal Collectors release a new copper-cored silver coin by order of the Peaky Blinders Slick demeanour, lots of violence, and one of the best theme tunes around, Peaky Blinders is one of our favourite television shows of all time. Not everybody knows, however, that it has its roots in history. Operating from the late 19th [...]

Treasures of Stanislaw August: Stanisław Leszczyński gold/silver medals (2023 Narodowy Bank)

By |2023-01-16T19:03:45+00:00January 16th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Coloured, Military, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

In our view, one of the finest numismatic series of the last few years, the National Bank of Poland's 'Treasures of Stanislaw August' reproduces a series of medallions commissioned by the Polish King at the time, Stanisław August Poniatowski.  They feature a selection of kings and queens of Poland, with a few notable exceptions (he didn't like some [...]

The Carpathian Mint continues its numismatic retelling of the Arthurian legend with its second issue, Camelot: Sir Lancelot

By |2023-01-13T14:34:39+00:00January 13th, 2023|Categories: Culture, History, Coloured, Silver, Carpathian Mint, Niue Island|

The Carpathian Mint continues its numismatic retelling of the Arthurian legend with its second issue, Camelot: Sir Lancelot Back for its second bite of the Arthurian legends that we all know and love, the Carpathian Mint's 'Camelot' series moved from the central character, Arthur Pendragon, to a figure often seen as either a hero or a [...]

Bank of Croatia takes the title of world’s smallest gold coin from the Swiss Mint with a swansong issue smaller than a politician’s brain

By |2022-12-09T00:03:56+00:00December 8th, 2022|Categories: History, Gold, Croatia, Croatian Monetary Institute|

Bank of Croatia takes the title of world's smallest gold coin from the Swiss Mint with a swansong issue smaller than a politician's brain In their first issue of 2020, the Swiss Mint debuted what was subsequently recognised as the Guinness World Record holder for the smallest commemorative coin in the world. It was an extraordinary [...]

After a trip to the Vikings for 2022, MDM’s shaped helmet coin range returns to Greece with the warriors of Troy

By |2022-12-07T23:21:00+00:00December 7th, 2022|Categories: History, Coloured, Military, Silver, MDM, Solomon Islands|

After a trip to the Vikings for 2022, MDM's shaped helmet coin range returns to Greece with the warriors of Troy The subject of countless books, movies and other media, the Trojan War, despite the relative lack of evidence for its details, has entered popular culture as a pivotal event in the ancient world. Said by later [...]

Numiscollect seek out candidates for the title of ‘8th Wonder of the World’, with a coin featuring the Church of Saint George

By |2022-11-25T21:25:20+00:00November 25th, 2022|Categories: Architecture, History, Inserts, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Numiscollect seek out candidates for the title of '8th Wonder of the World', with a coin featuring the Church of Saint George We're all very familiar with the Seven Wonders, including such iconic structures as the Great Pyramids of Giza, and the Hanging Gardens of Babylon, but fewer know that it's actually called the Seven Wonders [...]

The pivotal Second World War Battle of Midway is the second in the Sea Battles series of silver coins

By |2022-11-21T14:12:39+00:00November 21st, 2022|Categories: History, Military, Silver, Mint of Gdansk, Niue Island|

The pivotal Second World War Battle of Midway is the second in the Sea Battles series of silver coins One of the Mint of Gdańsk's many ongoing antiqued coin series, 'Sea Battles' sees its second release, following the pivotal ancient Battle of Salamis with the equally pivotal Battle of Midway, arguably one of the most important [...]

The rediscovered wreck of the Spanish treasure galleon, Nuestra Senora de Atocha, donates silver to Art Mint’s latest issue

By |2022-11-16T19:36:58+00:00November 16th, 2022|Categories: History, Art Mint, Gilded, Silver, Niue Island|

The rediscovered wreck of the Spanish treasure galleon, Nuestra Senora de Atocha, donates silver to Art Mint's latest issue In the early 17th century, Spain was a superpower, it's empire vast, and its fleets feared, but no matter how big and powerful you get, nature will always be the apex predator. Built in Havana, in 1620, [...]

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