The Cyborg Revolution is here! Powercoin land ‘The Alien’ to launch a new five issue series

By |2021-06-18T11:04:21+01:00June 18th, 2021|Categories: Coloured, Science, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|

The Cyborg Revolution is here! Powercoin land ‘The Alien’ to launch a new five issue series Oh well, a few days off turned into a few minutes as we almost immediately got a new coin to report on! As it's a cyborg, I'm taking a break from taking a break and here we are. We always [...]

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 [...]

VOYAGERS THIRST FOR DISCOVERY: TIME FLIES BLACK PROOF (2021 Numiscollect)

By |2021-04-17T14:19:06+01:00April 17th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Coloured, Science, Silver, Cook Islands, Numiscollect|

Last November, Numiscollect debuted a new series called 'Thirst for Discovery' that contrasts the early explorers with what will ultimately come from their discoveries. It was a really nice design, depicting Christopher Columbus making landfall in the New World back in the 15th century on the reverse face, with the obverse showcasing what a future [...]

Russia celebrates Yuri Gagarin’s landmark first manned flight into space on its 60th anniversary with a 5oz coin pair

By |2021-04-06T11:35:29+01:00April 6th, 2021|Categories: History, Coloured, Science, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|

Russia celebrates Yuri Gagarin's landmark first manned flight into space on its 60th anniversary with a 5oz coin pair Mint XXI issued a superb celebration of Yuri Gagarin's first manned flight into space last year that greatly impressed us. It was a design centred on a realistic portrayal of the man and the machine, Vostok-1. This [...]

DISCOVERING DINOSAURS: REAPER OF DEATH (2021 Royal Canadian Mint)

By |2021-03-03T16:13:10+00:00March 3rd, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Nature, Science, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

It was a Canadian dinosaur coin that started my interest in coins some years ago, so any new release from the mint is always of interest here. It helps that large parts of Canada, particularly Alberta, are home to some quite extraordinary fossils, both in quality and quantity, and the mint has always been welcoming of new [...]

CIT Winter Launch: Legendary gold disc of an Incan Sun God springs back to life in miniature form

By |2021-02-01T19:36:56+00:00February 1st, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

CIT Winter Launch: Legendary gold disc of an Incan Sun God springs back to life in miniature form There's still a relative dearth of coins featuring the old Mesoamerican cultures, which is a shame, because everything from their legends and iconography, to their architecture, is striking and fascinating. Numiscollect did an excellent Aztec Calendar coin a [...]

CIT Winter Launch Day: Tiffany Art is back in style with a new focus on the great cities, starting with Paris

By |2021-01-29T16:36:46+00:00January 29th, 2021|Categories: Coloured, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

CIT Winter Launch Day: Tiffany Art is back in style with a new focus on the great cities, starting with Paris One of the all-time giants of the modern numismatic world, Tiffany Art recently wrapped up its long journey through the world's architectural styles, but it's already back with a new style and a new focus. [...]

CIT Winter Launch: The joys of the open road adorn CIT’s third celebration of transport

By |2021-01-29T15:24:17+00:00January 29th, 2021|Categories: Coloured, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

CIT Winter Launch Day: The joys of the open road adorn CIT's third celebration of transport An annual series starting in 2019 with a lovely nautical anchor design, followed in 2020 with a cool radial-engined aeroplane propeller, now comes to the automobile world with 'Open Roads - Open Hearts'. A black proof range, replete with [...]

CIT Winter Launch Day: Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘Vitruvian Man’ meets the high-tech world of x-rays

By |2021-01-29T10:20:01+00:00January 29th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

CIT Winter Launch Day: Leonardo da Vinci's 'Vitruvian Man' meets the high-tech world of x-rays A unique piece, not part of a current series, 'The Vitruvian man' is a striking look at one of the most recognisable works of art in human history. Painted by Leonardo da Vinci in 1490, it's been brought into sharp [...]

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