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 [...]

EMPEROR CONSTANTINE 3 gram gold (2021 IPZS)

By |2021-03-17T14:46:20+00:00March 17th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Gold, People, IPZS Italy, Italy|

Constantine I lived from 272-337 CE and was the first Roman Emperor to convert to Christianity. One of the four emperors of the Tetrarchy, he emerged victorious in the civil war to become sole ruler. He enacted many reforms to strengthen the Empire, including introducing the gold solidus coin that continued in use for over a millennium. [...]

The Queen’s Beasts are gone, Myths & Legends storms in with the fabled tale of Robin Hood

By |2021-03-10T14:15:58+00:00March 10th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The Queen's Beasts are gone, Myths & Legends storms in with the fabled tale of Robin Hood One of the finest bulion coin series in recent years, the ten-coin 'Queen's Beasts' range kicked the Royal Mint's bullion offerings to a whole new level of popularity. Clearly, the task of following it was never going to [...]

Fourteenth century French alchemist, Nicolas Flamel, the star of Lithuanian Mints new Miroslav Hric penned coin

By |2021-03-07T14:20:27+00:00March 7th, 2021|Categories: History, Gilded, People, Inserts, Silver, Lithuanian Mint, Niue Island|

Fourteenth century French alchemist, Nicolas Flamel, the star of Lithuanian Mints new Miroslav Hric penned coin One of the famous and most sought after mysteries of mankind, the ability to turn base metal into gold, has inspired a seemingly never ending bunch of cranks and weirdos to claim they've achieved the magical feat. Add a bit of [...]

Latest issue in the Polish ‘Enduring Soldiers Accursed by the Communists’ released

By |2021-02-10T16:03:09+00:00February 10th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Coloured, People, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

Just a heads up that the latest issue in the fascinating, if over-named 'The Enduring Soldiers Accursed by the Communists'  from the National Bank of Poland is now out. The half-ounce sterling silver series has been running since 2017 and is struck to a proof finish with just a simple red highlight on the reverse face. The [...]

CIT Winter Launch: Real Heroes – Firefighter remembers the sacrifice of 9/11 and more

By |2021-01-29T14:16:32+00:00January 29th, 2021|Categories: Coloured, People, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

CIT Winter Launch Day: Real Heroes - Firefighter remembers the sacrifice of 9/11 and more Following on from last years superb Fighter Pilot coin, the launch issue of the new 'Real Heroes' series, CIT delve into the civilian world with a celebration of the work of firefighters and a commemoration of an event that cost [...]

The writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt kicks off the Swiss Mints silver coin selection for 2021

By |2021-01-28T08:50:56+00:00January 28th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, People, Silver, Swiss Mint, Switzerland|

The writer Friedrich Dürrenmatt kicks off the Swiss Mints silver coin selection for 2021 The Swiss Mint's first new silver coin of the year is an homage to one of their more famous writers, Friedrich Dürrenmatt. Now, I'm not going to insult your intelligence by telling you I know anything about the mans work, so check [...]

MUSIC LEGENDS – DAVID BOWIE BULLION (2021 ROYAL MINT)

By |2021-01-27T12:17:21+00:00January 27th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Bullion, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The recent release of the third of the Royal Mint's Music Legends coins, this time starring the legendary David Bowie, helped cement the series as one of the more popular coin ranges of 2020. Following Queen and Elton John, the Bowie coin had a great design and seems to have sold very well. Both of the earlier [...]

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