30th Anniversary of the Polish Border Guard silver coin (2022 Narodowy Bank)

By |2022-05-09T20:43:30+01:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Military, Politics & Finance, Silver, Narodowy Bank, Poland|

First deployed on 16 May 1991, the Polish Border Guard is tasks with securing the territorial integrity of this Central European nation. Few nations in Europe have had the tumultuous history that Poland has, not just through the 20th century, but for hundreds of years before that. The land and sea border of Poland is currently 3,511 km in [...]

A century on, the transition from Morgan Dollar to Peace Dollar is marked with a new silver coin celebration

By |2022-04-20T16:24:42+01:00April 20th, 2022|Categories: History, Gilded, Politics & Finance, Silver, BH Mayer, Cook Islands|

A century on, the transition from Morgan Dollar to Peace Dollar is marked with a new silver coin celebration The first standard silver coin minted by the United States Government since the passing of the 1873 Coinage Act, the Morgan dollar was a 0.900 silver unit of 26.73 grams total weight. Named after its designer, George [...]

The East India Company debuts its second annual Trade Dollar with an homage to Britannia in bullion and proof

By |2022-03-15T15:21:21+00:00March 15th, 2022|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, Politics & Finance, Silver, East India Company, St Helena|

The East India Company debuts its second annual Trade Dollar with an homage to Britannia in bullion and proof The East India Company (EIC) launched the debut coin in a new series last year, one that draws inspiration from the old 'trade dollar' concept. These were coins of a set weight that were used around the [...]

Solidarity with Ukraine! Monnaie de Paris launches a medal with 80% of proceeds going to the Red Cross. Go buy them!

By |2022-03-02T18:22:48+00:00March 2nd, 2022|Categories: Bi-Metallic, Event, Medallion, Politics & Finance, France, Monnaie de Paris|

Solidarity with Ukraine! Monnaie de Paris launches a medal with 80% of proceeds going to the Red Cross. Go buy them! Predicated on a whole pack of lies, Putin's invasion of Ukraine is one of the most illogical and unnecessary wars in modern history. That this disturbing individual and his cronies can force a conflict between [...]

Mint XXI launch their first tranche of numismatics for 2022, and the quality is as high as ever. An early video look.

By |2022-02-03T12:18:10+00:00February 3rd, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion Round, Coloured, Gilded, Nature, Politics & Finance, Silver, Cameroon, Fiji, MintXXI, Niue Island|

Mint XXI launch their first tranche of numismatics for 2022, and the quality is as high as ever. An early video look. Mint XXI are back with their first group of coins for 2022, and it's another fine mix of art, myth, and nature, with a little bit of modern cryptocurrency thrown in. As we did [...]

MDM Week (4/5): A homage to the world’s major bullion coin icons, all merged into a kilo silver cube

By |2021-10-07T23:56:34+01:00October 7th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Politics & Finance, Silver, Gibraltar, MDM|

MDM Week: A homage to the world's major bullion coin icons, all merged into a kilo silver cube An unusual piece for todays catch-up of MDM releases, this is one of the producers many dabbles into the geometric dimensional coin genre - those coins that keep a basic geometric shape (cube, bar, pyramid, sphere, etc.), but [...]

The Chinese Trade Dollar returns in a new series of bullion and proof coins from the East India Company

By |2021-09-17T10:44:14+01:00September 17th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, Politics & Finance, Silver, LPM HK, St Helena|

The Chinese Trade Dollar returns in a new series of bullion and proof coins from the East India Company Just finishing up a multi-year run, LPM’s ‘Dragon Dollar Restrike’ series of bullion rounds was a range of reproductions of the famous Trade Dollars of Asia. Each was issued with custom designs for regions in China, and the [...]

Scottsdale Mint’s annual Eastern Caribbean 8 bullion coin program starts its fourth run with a double release

By |2021-09-09T16:27:13+01:00September 9th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Antigua & Barbuda, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Politics & Finance, Silver, Grenada, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint’s annual Eastern Caribbean 8 bullion coin program starts its fourth run with a double release Yes, we know it's September, but as late as it is, it's great to see Scottsdale Mint finally get their expansive Eastern Caribbean 8 bullion and proof coin program underway for 2021. This will be the fourth time the [...]

Royal Mint marks two centuries since the Gold Standard was introduced with a proof version of the 2016 gold bullion coin

By |2021-07-29T18:02:28+01:00July 29th, 2021|Categories: Gold, Politics & Finance, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint marks two centuries since the Gold Standard was introduced with a proof version of the 2016 gold bullion coin Launched in 2016 to mark the 200th anniversary of Britain creating the gold standard, the Royal Mints gold bullion coin range encompassed a quarter-ounce and a one-ounce carrying the same design. Done by Royal Mint regular, [...]

50TH ANNIVERSARY OF WOMENS RIGHT TO VOTE (2021 Swiss Mint)

By |2021-05-19T11:55:17+01:00May 19th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Gold, Politics & Finance, Swiss Mint, Switzerland|

The latest gold coin from the Swiss Mint celebrates an event that probably should have taken place considerably sooner than it did. In 1971, after having rejected the notion just a dozen years before, the Swiss people finally decided to let women have the right to vote. Seems amazing that in a progressive European country like Switzerland that [...]

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