The Royal Mint commemorates Queen Elizabeth II, on the epic 70th anniversary of her ascension to the throne

By |2022-05-30T19:27:15+01:00May 30th, 2022|Categories: Gold, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint commemorates Queen Elizabeth II, on the epic 70th anniversary of her ascension to the throne It's hard to believe that someone can stay in a position of power for seventy years, even more so when you consider they're still working at an age most of us will never see, but Queen Elizabeth II [...]

The Royal Mint issues a custom, Platinum Jubilee, 15kg gold coin, the biggest in its history

By |2022-05-25T00:08:08+01:00May 25th, 2022|Categories: Gold, People, Politics & Finance, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint issues a custom, Platinum Jubilee, 15kg gold coin, the biggest in its history If there was anything the old adage 'If you have to ask the price, you can't afford it' applies to more than a 15 kg gold coin from the Royal Mint, we'd love to see it. As part of the [...]

The Royal Mint celebrates the 40th birthday of the Duke of Cambridge with a new coin range in gold and silver

By |2022-05-23T00:02:30+01:00May 23rd, 2022|Categories: Gold, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Royal Mint celebrates the 40th birthday of the Duke of Cambridge with a new coin range in gold and silver Born on 21 June 1982, just a week after British forces had successfully concluded the Falklands War, and thus at the height of a patriotic fervour in the UK, William Arthur Philip Louis was the [...]

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

By |2022-05-19T22:36:43+01:00May 19th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Coloured, People, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

With the New Zealand Mint seemingly having given up on anything that wasn't a pop-culture franchised coin release, we were pleased to see them finally release a new series with a more general them. They've issued from fine ones over the years, including a decent dinosaur series not too long ago, but we're back into human history for their [...]

Seven Wonders – Temple of Artemis bullion round (2022 APMEX)

By |2022-05-17T00:29:06+01:00May 17th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Bullion Round, Gold, People, Silver|

The fourth of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World bullion rounds from APMEX has just debuted, and this time around depicts the Temple of Artemis, and one of its most famous figures by association, Alexander the Great. The temple was actually the third built on the site, with the second having been burned to the ground in [...]

The heroic work of firefighter’s around the globe is showcased on a new shaped silver coin from Fiji

By |2022-02-18T09:16:44+00:00February 16th, 2022|Categories: People, Silver, Coins Today KR, Fiji|

The heroic work of firefighter's around the globe is showcased on a new shaped silver coin from Fiji One of the primary emergency services, the Fire Brigade is something we hope never to see, but will owe everything to when it's needed. Tasked with the control and extinguishing of fires, and the saving of those [...]

MDM and the Royal Canadian Mint celebrate the 100-year anniversary of telephone pioneer, Alexander Graham Bell

By |2022-02-10T15:30:27+00:00February 10th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Gilded, Gold, Barbados, People, Science, Silver, Canada, MDM, Royal Canadian Mint|

MDM and the Royal Canadian Mint celebrate the 100-year anniversary of telephone pioneer, Alexander Graham Bell Born in 1847, Scottish inventor Alexander Graham Bell's name will forever be linked with his most famous invention - the telephone. His efforts in the field were driven by both his wife's, and his mother's deafness, the work he undertook [...]

Icons of Inspiration 03: Isaac Newton (2022 APMEX)

By |2022-01-31T22:01:32+00:00January 31st, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, History, Gold, People, Silver, Niue Island|

American mega dealer, APMEX, has launched the third in its excellent bullion coin series, 'Icons of Innovation'. As with the previous Galileo Gallilei, and Leonardo da Vinci coins, this one is designed by regarded coin and stamp artist, Joel Iskowitz, who clearly knows his stuff based on this series alone. The premise of this series is simple [...]

The works of Caravaggio are reproduced on a silver coin series in the 450th anniversary of his birth

By |2022-01-21T16:49:14+00:00January 21st, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, People, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The works of Caravaggio are reproduced on a silver coin series in the 450th anniversary of his birth A hugely influential artist, the late 16th century painter, Caravaggio, had an intense visual style, no doubt tied in with his intense and violent personality. His paintings are bold, often brutal, rarely sexual. On the 450th anniversary of [...]

In a change from it’s current deadly wildlife, the Royal Australian Mint looks to extinct deadly wildlife for a coin..

By |2022-01-06T13:07:12+00:00January 6th, 2022|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Australian Mint, Solomon Islands|

In a change from it's current deadly wildlife, the Royal Australian Mint looks to extinct deadly wildlife for a coin.. Australian coin producers have built their businesses on mining the highly unusual national fauna for inspiration. Surely the strangest and most varies ecosystem on the planet, you can see why coins featuring it have been [...]

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