Artisan Coins launches its Robots: The Next Evolution series with an elegant look at love in the digital age

By |2021-09-22T23:53:45+01:00September 20th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Artisan Coins, Gilded, Science, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, Tokelau|

Artisan Coins launches its Robots: The Next Evolution series with an elegant look at love in the digital age It isn't often we get to see a whole new visual style adorning a coin, but we think it's fair to say that Artisan Coin Productions have done just that with the first Robots: The Next [...]

Royal Mint extends its ‘Innovation in Science’ 50 pence coin series with the pioneering Charles Babbage

By |2021-09-13T00:06:36+01:00September 13th, 2021|Categories: Gold, People, Science, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

Royal Mint extends its 'Innovation in Science' 50 pence coin series with the pioneering Charles Babbage WHERE TO BUY The fourth of the Royal Mint’s ‘Innovation in Science’ coins launches today, and following in the footsteps of John Logic Baird, Stephen Hawking, and Rosalind Franklin, comes another intellectual giant, Charles Babbage. [...]

Planets & Gods: Jupiter & Venus (2021 Mint XXI)

By |2021-08-09T12:07:50+01:00August 9th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Science, Silver, Cameroon, MintXXI|

Combining the popular astronomy and mythology genres, Mint XXI's excellent 'Planets & Gods' series sees two new issues, bringing the range up to seven in total. This three-ounce antiqued silver coin series puts a high-relief depiction of the ancient god that gave its name to a planet, overlaid onto a coloured image of the planet itself.A cool concept [...]

A drones eye view of Barcelona is the clever subject of the Mint of Poland’s new domed silver coin

By |2021-08-05T21:30:31+01:00August 5th, 2021|Categories: Architecture, Science, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

A drones eye view of Barcelona is the clever subject of the Mint of Poland's new domed silver coin The Mint of Poland's latest takes an unusual approach to the field of architecture-themed coins by combining it with the world of drone photography. These little insect-like devices are now capable of some quite phenomenal feats using [...]

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 [...]

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