The National Bank of Poland's 'Treasures of Stanislaw August series, in progress since 2013, kicks off the banks numismatic program for 2021 in fine style. We're huge admirers of these medallions (they carry no denomination) and they do what numismatics excel at - bringing national history to life. These are straight reproductions of late 18th century originals [...]
Royal Mint releases details of its 2021 core commemoratives with a surprising and ridiculous error It's that time of the year again, when the Royal Mint shows off its core range of commemorative coins, those based on circulating currency, and it's another varied selection of formats and subjects. All of them are being overshadowed by one [...]
CIT bring a fine selection of new releases and enhanced variations to existing coins with their Autumn Launch programme
CIT bring a fine selection of new releases and enhanced variations to existing coins with their Autumn Launch programme Coroney has certainly changed the way some mints and producers are releasing their coins now,and we particularly like the way CIT have dealt with the disruption. Usually issuing for the major shows, they've now taken control of [...]
The hills are alive with the sound of Ducati’s! Swiss Mint wraps up its Alpine Passes series and more.
The hills are alive with the sound of Ducati's! Swiss Mint wraps up its Alpine Passes series and more. The Swiss Mint continues its unique look at the geography, technology and people of the beautiful Alpine nation of Switzerland with three new additions to their range of silver numismatics. Two are unique designs, and one is the [...]
Beethoven is 250 years old and Art Mint has him stare into your soul from its latest coin We've seen just a few Beethoven coins this year. It is the great composers 250th birthday in 2020 and we expected to see quite a few more, but at least it isn't the sad situation we had in 2014 [...]
Not a well known bullion coin producer, AllCollect have mainly confined their efforts in the field to their semi-numismatic 'Predators' range of sixteen coins. Their latest effort is another one that skirts the traditional bullion coin market, rather than diving right in. A higher-end bullion coin, with a 6,500 mintage, a 1 oz weight and a Certificate of [...]
The scourge of the Crusaders, Saladin, is immortalised on an impressive new silver coin from The Treasurists
The scourge of the Crusaders, Saladin, is immortalised on an impressive new silver coin from The Treasurists Building themselves an impressive reputation with their innovative copper-cored coins, Precious Metal Collectors also work with Thai company, The Treasurists, to issue some excellent standard silver coins as well. The latest to appear is this excellent issue starring [...]
Beethoven, one of the greatest composers of all times, is 250 years old. The Mint of Poland celebrates in silver.
One of the legendary greats in the musical world, Ludwig van Beethoven would have been celebrating his 250th birthday this year. We've already seen some marking of the occasion with the Helvetic Mint's issue, but now the Mint of Poland is adding a design of their own to the mix. Choosing the stylistic over the realistic, the reverse face [...]
The Royal Mint’s ‘Innovation in Science’ series celebrates Rosalind Franklin’s groundbreaking work with DNA
In amongst all the intellectual giants that have inhabited the world of science and technology, there are those equally worthy of recognition, but haven't received it for one reason or another. One such scientist is Rosalind Franklin, who contributed groundbreaking work to one of our most important fields, yet was sadly struck down by ovarian cancer at the young age [...]
The Monnaie de Paris is launching a new range of coins celebrating the French involvement in the American War of Independence. The first issue marks the 240th anniversary of the arrival of the Marquis de La Fayette in Boston aboard the frigate Hermione. Confusingly, it's also billed as part of the mints Major Landmarks in the History of Humanity [...]