Royal Mint extends its ‘Innovation in Science’ 50 pence coin series with the pioneering Charles Babbage

By |2021-09-13T00:06:36+01:00September 13th, 2021|Categories: Gold, People, Science, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint extends its 'Innovation in Science' 50 pence coin series with the pioneering Charles Babbage WHERE TO BUY The fourth of the Royal Mint’s ‘Innovation in Science’ coins launches today, and following in the footsteps of John Logic Baird, Stephen Hawking, and Rosalind Franklin, comes another intellectual giant, Charles Babbage. [...]

The Royal Mint continues its ‘Myths & Legends’ bullion range with the second Robin Hood coin – Maid Marian

By |2021-08-16T16:11:43+01:00August 16th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

UPDATED: The Royal Mint continues its 'Myths & Legends' bullion range with the second Robin Hood coin - Maid Marian Ostensibly the replacement for the Queen's Beasts series, the Royal Mint's 'Myths and Legends' program will also tape into the rich tapestry of British history to produce something they hope coin collectors and stackers will desire to [...]

A round up of issues from Russia for the first half of 2021 – War, Religion and History

By |2021-07-30T16:26:14+01:00July 30th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gold, Nature, People, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

A round up of issues from Russia for the first half of 2021 - War, Religion and History As promised, here's the second of our round-ups of coin releases from the major Eastern European Mints for the first half of 2021. We've already covered Slovakia, and probably one of the Baltic states will be next. These [...]

The skull & crossbones returns with Anne Bonny, the first of the Royal Australian Mint’s ‘Pirate Queens’

By |2021-07-19T10:04:29+01:00July 19th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Australian Mint, Solomon Islands|

The skull & crossbones returns with Anne Bonny, the first of the Royal Australian Mint’s ‘Pirate Queens’ Just like the movie industry, it seems what's in vogue comes in waves, and one of the current subjects that seem to crop up in the bullion coin market has been the world of pirates and old sailing [...]

A round up of issues from Slovakia for the first half of 2021 – Mountains, Caves & Music

By |2021-07-07T22:12:36+01:00July 7th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Nature, People, Silver, Bank of Slovakia|

A round up of issues from Slovakia for the first half of 2021 - Mountains, Caves & Music With the release of the Bank of Slovakia's latest silver coin today, we thought we'd have a little round-up of their releases for 2021 to date. Obviously, as is often the norm with Eastern European countries, there are [...]

German Renaissance artist, Albrecht Durer, is 550 years old and two fine producers issue impressive coins to celebrate

By |2021-06-30T23:33:58+01:00June 30th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, People, Silver, Ghana, MintXXI, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

German Renaissance artist, Albrecht Durer, is 550 years old and two fine producers issue impressive coins to celebrate One of the most famous artists to come out of the Northern Renaissance, Albrecht Durer has a varied body of work covering a wide range of subjects, including portraits, religious works, and landscapes, but he is perhaps most [...]

Royal Mint celebrates Prince Philip and a life of service to Queen and Country with an Ian Rank Broadley penned coin range

By |2021-06-26T09:21:51+01:00June 26th, 2021|Categories: Gold, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint celebrates Prince Philip and a life of service to Queen and Country with an Ian Rank Broadley penned coin range On 9 April this year, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, passed away at the ripe old age of 99. Born into the Greek and Danish royal families, he joined the Royal Navy after the [...]

Germania Mint detours into space with a silver medal celebration of Gagarin’s first orbit and we have our images

By |2021-05-18T13:22:49+01:00May 18th, 2021|Categories: AgAuShoot, History, Bullion Round, Coloured, People, Medallion, Science, Silver, Germania Mint|

Germania Mint detours into space with a silver medal celebration of Gagarin’s first orbit and we have our images Having built a fine range of bullion and numismatic releases around the concept of the ancient region of Germania, the Germania Mint is spreading its wings with the debut of as 'Red Star' medallion series. The theme of [...]

French military legend Napoleon Bonaparte died 200 years ago and the coin world marks the anniversary

By |2021-05-10T21:11:15+01:00May 7th, 2021|Categories: History, Coloured, Gold, People, Silver, Cameroon, CIT Coin Invest, East India Company, Djibouti, France, MDM, Mint of Poland, Monnaie de Paris, Niue Island, St Helena|

French military legend Napoleon Bonaparte died 200 years ago and the coin world marks the anniversary Better late than never, as they say, here's our roundup of coins commemorating the bicentenary this week of the death of pint-sized Gallic terror, Napoleon Bonaparte. An icon in France and one of the most famous figures in history, [...]

Can’t cook a cake, but can build a nation! Royal Mint celebrates 1150 years since Alfred crowned King

By |2021-04-22T17:15:46+01:00April 22nd, 2021|Categories: History, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Can't cook a cake, but can build a nation! Royal Mint celebrates 1150 years since Alfred crowned King King Alfred the Great, the only English king to get that suffix (although not until the 16th century), is one of the most well known and well regarded of the English monarchs. Reigning from 871 to 899 in [...]

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