Scottsdale Mint’s giant ‘EC8’ bullion program continues its 2022 run with the Montserrat Sea Turtle, and the St. Lucia Couple

By |2023-01-30T20:24:54+00:00January 30th, 2023|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Nature, People, Silver, Montserrat, Saint Lucia, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint's giant 'EC8' bullion program continues its 2022 run with the Montserrat Sea Turtle, and the St. Lucia Couple Scottsdale Mint continues to play catch-up with its 2022 run through its Eastern Caribbean 8 series. Today sees the second pair of designs to be issued, so we've hit the half-way mark at last. We suspect [...]

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 [...]

The NHS, Flying Scotsman, Windrush Generation, JRR Tolkein, and King Charles III headline the Royal Mint’s 2023 circulating coins

By |2022-12-29T01:44:58+00:00December 29th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Gold, People, Politics & Finance, Science, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The NHS, Flying Scotsman, Windrush Generation, JRR Tolkein, and King Charles III headline the Royal Mint's 2023 circulating coins Time for the Royal Mint to reveal its base circulating coin designs for 2023, so we've popped back from our holiday break to post up the designs for your perusal. There's always been a huge selection of anniversaries [...]

PMC debuts a coin celebrating of one of history’s greatest generals, Alexander the Great

By |2022-11-03T20:38:25+00:00November 3rd, 2022|Categories: History, Coloured, People, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

PMC debuts a coin celebrating of one of history's greatest generals, Alexander the Great The Nine Worthies were one of the first major series that Singapore-based producer, Precious Metal Collectors, released to market. The Nine Worthies are nine historical, scriptural, and legendary personages (3 Jews, 3 Pagans, 3 Christians) who personify the ideals of chivalry established [...]

Lou Ottens, the Dutch inventor of the tape cassette tape is celebrated on an unusual silver coin. Just don’t try to play it…

By |2022-10-12T14:02:44+01:00October 12th, 2022|Categories: People, Science, Silver, Niue Island, World Coin Appreciation|

Lou Ottens, the Dutch inventor of the tape cassette tape is celebrated on an unusual silver coin. Just don't try to play it... Who doesn't remember their first Walkman cassette player? Well, anybody under the age of 25 for a start! In a time when you can fit 20,000 songs on a card tinier than your [...]

PMC adds three new major figures from history to its extraordinary series of shaped silver bust coins

By |2022-09-26T14:30:24+01:00September 26th, 2022|Categories: History, People, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|

PMC adds three new major figures from history to its extraordinary series of shaped silver bust coins Shaped coins seem to be surging in popularity, especially as the commemorative coin industry increasingly moves towards acceptance this is a legitimate form of art, rather than just an offshoot of circulating currency. There are simple shaped coins, of [...]

Women in History – Boudicca silver coin (2022 New Zealand Mint)

By |2022-09-23T00:02:11+01:00September 22nd, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Coloured, People, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

In a nice change from the tsunami of popular culture coins it produces, the New Zealand Mint debuted a series in May, of one-ounce coloured silver coins, called Women in History. The first of them was a literal giant of the scientific world - the double Nobel Prize winning physicist, Marie Curie. A great first subject, but women's [...]

PiK Coins returns to the world of classic gangsters with the legendary outlaw lovers, Bonnie & Clyde

By |2022-09-20T12:51:58+01:00September 20th, 2022|Categories: History, Gilded, People, Silver, Niue Island|

PiK Coins returns to the world of classic gangsters with the legendary outlaw lovers, Bonnie & Clyde We all know about the coin market's near-obsession with the ancient world as a theme for new releases, but we're constantly surprised, and not a little dismayed, at just how much of history is relatively neglected in comparison. There's [...]

Germania Week: Arminius, the destroyer of three Roman Legions, is the third of Germania Mint’s ‘Warrior’s’ coin series

By |2022-09-07T18:15:30+01:00September 7th, 2022|Categories: History, Military, Gilded, People, Silver, Germania Mint|

Germania Week: Arminius, the destroyer of three Roman Legions, is the third of Germania Mint's 'Warrior's' coin series As overwhelmingly efficient and successful as it was, the Roman Army was not beyond getting a bloody nose now and then. Hannibal's victory at the Battle of Cannae (216 BCE) almost led to the collapse of Rome, and [...]

PMC add to their shaped coin range with an odd mix of ancient sportsmen, Serbian scientists, and the inside of a dinosaur…!

By |2022-08-30T23:08:15+01:00August 30th, 2022|Categories: History, Nature, People, Science, Sport, Precious Metal Collectors|

PMC add to their shaped coin range with an odd mix of ancient sportsmen, Serbian scientists, and the inside of a dinosaur...! Famed in numismatic circles for their innovative, and expansive 'Bi-Metal Max' silver over copper coins, Precious Metal Collector's also produce some quite unique pieces in more traditional formats. Not as traditional as the usual [...]

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