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
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 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 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 [...]
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 [...]
I’ll Bee Back! Prototype Terminator bees are the star of Powercoins first coin in its ‘Clockwork Evolution’ series
I'll Bee Back! Prototype Terminator bees are the star of Powercoins first coin in its 'Clockwork Evolution' series We can always rely on Powercoin to bring us something interesting and unusual, and that is again the case with the launch of the first coin in an intriguing new series called 'Clockwork Evolution'. Now mechanical animals are nothing [...]
Numiscollect launches the first of its ‘Then and Now’ series charting mans progress through the ages
Numiscollect launches the first of its 'Then and Now' series charting mans progress through the ages There's no denying that the pace of human progress, for better or worse, has been accelerating at a phenomenal pace. It's hard to believe that less than 65 years passed between our first powered flight, and landing a man on the [...]
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 [...]
The modern credit card is 70 years old. Celebrate by using your credit card to buy Art Mint’s new credit card coin!
The modern credit card is 70 years old. Celebrate by using your credit card to buy Art Mint's new credit card coin! UPDATED. Love them or hate them (I'm guessing that split is about 10:90!), credit cards have become an indelible part of modern culture. Indeed, the rush away from cash continues unabated. The cards [...]
The Central Bank of Russia is marking 75 years since it set up a Soviet nuclear industry. In typical Russian style, it had an epic name - First Chief Directorate under the Council of People’s Commissars of the Soviet Union. Creating weapons first - a sign of the times - and then moving into general technological applications, [...]