National buildings, national institutions, heroes of history, and heroes of sport headline the Royal Mint’s 2024 circulating designs

By |2023-12-28T09:47:20+00:00December 28th, 2023|Categories: Architecture, Art & Literature, Culture, Gold, People, Politics & Finance, Sport, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

National buildings, national institutions, heroes of history, and heroes of sport headline the Royal Mint's 2024 circulating designs Hers's a little detour from our break to take a traditional look at the new Royal Mint circulating designs which were unveiled today. Perhaps a less political mix this year, we have a pair of designs marking [...]

You won’t lose Art Mints latest coin. A unique homage to Nikola Tesla brings added shine to silver

By |2023-12-05T14:52:48+00:00December 5th, 2023|Categories: Coloured, Art Mint, People, Science, Silver, Cameroon|

You won't lose Art Mints latest coin. A unique homage to Nikola Tesla brings added shine to silver Nikola Tesla, born on July 10, 1856, in Smiljan (now part of Croatia), was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, and physicist who significantly influenced the development of modern electrical systems and technology. Tesla's early career saw him working [...]

It’s been a century since the death of pioneer, Gustave Eiffel, and the Monnaie de Paris remembers in gold and silver

By |2023-11-23T23:07:02+00:00November 23rd, 2023|Categories: Architecture, Gold, People, Silver, France, Monnaie de Paris|

It's been a century since the death of pioneer, Gustave Eiffel, and the Monnaie de Paris remembers in gold and silver Gustave Eiffel (1832–1923) was a French engineer and architect renowned for designing the iconic Eiffel Tower in Paris, one of the world's most recognisable landmarks. Born in Dijon, France, Eiffel initially studied chemistry but [...]

Mary Seacole commemoration silver & gold coins (2023 Royal Mint)

By |2023-10-02T00:41:52+01:00October 2nd, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Born in Jamaica in 1805, Mary Jane Seacole was the daughter of a Scottish officer in the British Army, and spent most of her first 50 years in the Caribbean, and in Central America, often providing nursing assistance in the region. She found her way in 1855, to the Crimean War, where she opened an establishment to aid [...]

AgAuSHOOT: Germania Mint brings Renaissance astronomer, Nicolaus Copernicus to Maltese coins with a new range

By |2023-10-05T11:17:45+01:00September 29th, 2023|Categories: Gold, People, Science, Silver, Germania Mint, Malta|

AgAuSHOOT: Germania Mint brings Renaissance astronomer, Nicolaus Copernicus to Maltese coins with a new range After a successful run of coins in their 'Knights of the Past' series, Germania Mint continues its partnership with the Mediterranean island of Malta with a new coin depicting Nicolaus Copernicus. The Polish polymath, astronomer, and mathematician, came to prominence [...]

The first published collection of Shakespeare’s plays provides inspiration for Mint XXI’s ‘First Folio’ silver coin

By |2023-09-27T14:11:55+01:00September 27th, 2023|Categories: Art & Literature, People, Silver, Cameroon, MintXXI|

The first published collection of Shakespeare's plays provides inspiration for Mint XXI's 'First Folio' silver coin An author who has had more words written about them than they ever wrote, William Shakespeare is an absolute behemoth in the literary world, so we'll waste little time regurgitating his legacy. He was actually very well respected in his [...]

The Courage To Be. UA. silver coin (2023 National Bank of Ukraine)

By |2023-09-11T18:01:55+01:00September 11th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, History, People, Silver, National Bank of Ukraine, Ukraine|

Despite everything currently going on in this vast European country, Ukraine is still producing numismatics. The theme has, quite understandably, veered towards the current conflict, with other issues this year featuring the Armed Forces, and events, such as the criminal destruction of the Mariupol Drama Theatre. Called 'The Courage To Be', it celebrates the bravery shown [...]

World Exclusive! JVP is back with Che Guevara, a highly inventive, ten-variant look at the pop-culture icon

By |2023-09-01T17:19:15+01:00September 1st, 2023|Categories: History, People, Inserts, Silver, Congo, JVP Investment|

World Exclusive! JVP is back with Che Guevara, a highly inventive, ten-variant look at the pop-culture icon Love him or hate him, and given his history, the latter would make more sense, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara has become one of the most iconic figures of the entire 20th century, perhaps of all time. He's a potent reminder of [...]

Icons of Inspiration Thomas Edison bullion coin (2023 APMEX)

By |2023-08-31T18:44:41+01:00August 31st, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, APMEX, Bullion, History, Gold, People, Science, Silver, Niue Island|

We've made no secret of our love for this terrific bullion coin series, issued by US mega-dealer, APMEX. Called Icons of Inspiration, each release showcases the work of one of history's eminent minds. What lifts this series is the artwork by coin designer Joel Iskowitz, a narrative artist that has produced around 50 works for the US Mint [...]

Mint XXI Summer ’23: A superb portrayal of Nicolaus Copernicus and his work kicks off the Futurists of the Past series

By |2023-08-08T11:03:33+01:00August 8th, 2023|Categories: Coloured, People, Science, Silver, Cameroon, MintXXI|

Mint XXI Summer ’23: A superb portrayal of Nicolaus Copernicus and his work kicks off the Futurists of the Past series Our look at Mint XXI's summer range continues with a coin we felt deserved a closer look. The first in their new 'Futurists of the Past' series, it features a superb rendition of the [...]

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