Film and Television coins start their journey through 2022 with another wide selection of hit franchises

By |2022-01-18T08:56:48+00:00January 18th, 2022|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Crown Mint, MDM, MintXXI, NZ Mint, Perth Mint, Spain|

Film and Television coins start their journey through 2022 with another wide selection of hit franchises It looks like 2022 is going to carry on where 2021 left off, if this January selection of popular culture coins is any indicator. There's another full selection of coins and rounds on offer, mostly from the usual producers, and [...]

SAMURAI & BOBA FETT CHIBI (2022 NZ Mint)

By |2022-01-11T12:57:14+00:00January 11th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Well, 2022 is here, and it seems the Chibi juggernaut isn't going to be slowing down for it. The four issues per month schedule will be continuing in January, and as usual, there will be two pairs issued, one early, one late in the month. More importantly, three of the four will be launch coins in new [...]

Steve McQueen, a movie legend and the epitome of cool, gets his own epically cool bullion coin

By |2021-12-14T00:05:15+00:00December 14th, 2021|Categories: Movies & TV, Gold, People, Silver, Samoa|

Steve McQueen, a movie legend and the epitome of cool, gets his own epically cool bullion coin Like James Dean, Steve McQueen became one of those film legends that burned brightly, but had their light extinguished before their time. Throughout the 60's and early 70's, McQueen and his anti-hero persona, grew into one of the biggest [...]

Lick that cookie, or the man with the gun is coming!! An umbrella coin inspired by a hit South Korean TV show debuts

By |2021-12-13T20:17:10+00:00December 13th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Movies & TV, Gilded, Silver, LPM HK, Niue Island|

Lick that cookie, or the man with the gun is coming!! An umbrella coin inspired by a hit South Korean TV show debuts We're inundated with fake excellence on a daily basis. Constantly told what is, or isn't, good by those trying to latch onto the next 'big thing', we all get burned so many times [...]

A superb miniature of Boba Fett headlines our last round-up of film & TV themed coins in 2021

By |2021-12-10T14:05:40+00:00December 10th, 2021|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Miniatures, Silver, Crown Mint, NZ Mint|

A superb miniature of Boba Fett headlines our last round-up of film & TV themed coins in 2021 The last round-up of film and television coins in 2021, and it's one dominated by the New Zealand Mint, offset by just a single release from APMEX. Despite that, a wide range of offerings headlined by a superb [...]

Street Fighter II Arcade (2021 New Zealand Mint)

By |2021-11-26T11:01:46+00:00November 26th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

It seems that the darling of the moment in the popular culture genre is the anniversary of the legendary fighting game, Street Fighter, with both LPM and the NZ Mint issuing several different ranges. The latest is from the latter, and rather than being part of a uniquely Street Fighter series, it's the fourth annual release in the [...]

LPM launches a new Street Fighter bullion coin series with an attractive Ryu debut release

By |2021-11-22T09:46:51+00:00November 22nd, 2021|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, LPM HK, Tuvalu|

LPM launches a new Street Fighter bullion coin series with an attractive Ryu debut release We've already remarked about the big uptick in coins celebrating the videogame world, and that doesn't seem like abating anytime soon. Latest to appear in the numismatic arcades is the next in LPM's Street Fighter homage, following their Mini-Figure coins, and [...]

Batman Returns with an impressive new 80 mm tall silver miniature of the Caped Crusader crusading

By |2021-11-17T19:07:37+00:00November 17th, 2021|Categories: Movies & TV, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint|

Batman Returns with an impressive new 80 mm tall silver miniature of the Caped Crusader crusading It's been a while since we've seen a silver miniature emanate from the New Zealand Mint, with only Grogu from the mega-hit The Mandalorian show coming out, but we have seen others dip their toes in. The Mint of Gdańsk [...]

The Perth Mint expands its uber-cool The Simpsons bullion coin range with ‘Marge & Maggie’

By |2021-11-16T06:55:45+00:00November 16th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

The Perth Mint expands its uber-cool The Simpsons bullion coin range with 'Marge & Maggie' If you don't know 'The Simpsons', (where have you been..?) they're animated, hugely popular, even after 33 seasons, and one of the big franchises at the Perth Mint. There've been many proof coins, mostly unadventurous in design, but also a [...]

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