CIT’s Summer Launch coin videos show a fine selection of different designs

By |2020-08-05T15:55:24+01:00August 5th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, History, Coloured, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Mongolia, Palau|

CIT’s Summer Launch coin videos show a fine selection of different designs As promised earlier today, we've collated all the new videos for CIT's Sumemr Launch into one place. Some great releases here. If you'd like to see more images of the coins, check out our earlier post, and we will be covering these [...]

Mountains, meteorites, sharks, Islamic architecture, Steampunk, fighter pilots, dinosaurs and rollercoasters. It can only be CIT’s Summer Launch.

By |2020-08-10T02:46:20+01:00August 5th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, History, Coloured, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Mongolia, Palau|

Mountains, meteorites, sharks, Islamic architecture, Steampunk, fighter pilots, dinosaurs and rollercoasters. It can only be CIT's Summer Launch. We'll be taking a better look at most of these coins in the coming weeks, but here's a roundup of the big new Summer Launch coin range from probably the best producer in the [...]

The Royal Mint’s ‘Innovation in Science’ series celebrates Rosalind Franklin’s groundbreaking work with DNA

By |2020-07-29T19:41:50+01:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: Gold, People, Science, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

In amongst all the intellectual giants that have inhabited the world of science and technology, there are those equally worthy of recognition, but haven't received it for one reason or another. One such scientist is Rosalind Franklin, who contributed groundbreaking work to one of our most important fields, yet was sadly struck down by ovarian cancer at the young age [...]

50TH ANNIVERSARY OF APOLLO 11 LANDING: GILDED (2020, Pobjoy)

By |2020-06-17T19:37:22+01:00June 17th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Ascension Island, Gilded, Science, Silver, Pobjoy Mint|

We saw a good selection of coins last year that celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, and in amongst the mix was a domed piece by the Pobjoy Mint. A two-ounce silver coin with plenty of high relief, it was a neat enough design, mixing various elements associated with the mission (flag, footprint, [...]

Slovakia celebrates on a silver coin the life and work of the 18th century astronomer priest, Maximillian Hell

By |2020-06-08T18:33:18+01:00June 8th, 2020|Categories: People, Science, Bank of Slovakia, Silver, Slovakia|

The name Max Hell conjures up a warrior who vanquishes evil across multiple dimensions, but in reality, the eighteenth century Jesuit priest, astronomer and mathematician, Rudolf Maximilian Hell, had an altogether more academic life. Born in what was then the Kingdom of Hungary, but is now modern day Slovakia, Hell was the third of 22 children (That explains the surname...) [...]

2020 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF APOLLO 13 (POBJOY MINT)

By |2020-05-21T02:56:08+01:00May 21st, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Ascension Island, Science, Silver, Pobjoy Mint|

Last year was a big coin event with the 50th anniversary of the amazing moon landing, undertaken on the Apollo 11 by Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins. While that was a success, it wasn't all plain sailing for NASA. Just a year later, the Apollo 13 mission to return to the moon almost ended in [...]

Four of the greatest scientific minds of the 1800’s feature on a new silver coin series from Niue

By |2020-05-11T20:55:37+01:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: People, Science, Silver, Czech Mint, Niue Island|

One of the best small series of 2019 was the Czech Mint's outstanding Inventions of Leonardo. Four one-ounce silver coins portrayed some of the Renaissance masters incredibly forward looking inventions associated with flight and with blowing things up. This year has already seen a similar set, in gold as well, that focused on Notre Dame Cathedral, although that was sold [...]

Royal Australian Mint’s latest coin set looks at the continents less cuddly wildlife from the inside

By |2020-04-15T23:06:04+01:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Australia, Nature, Science, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|

Royal Australian Mint's latest coin set looks at the continents less cuddly wildlife from the inside There's no shortage of wildlife coins on the market, as we're sure you know. Everything from cheap and cheerful bullion coins to a 54kg elephant themed behemoth, have featured a nature theme, so it isn't often we see [...]

Big Brother is watching and the Austrian Mint’s 18th silver niobium coin is in on it…

By |2020-03-18T22:26:36+00:00March 18th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Austrian Mint, Austria, Inserts, Science, Silver|

Big Brother is watching and the Austrian Mint's 18th silver niobium coin is in on it... The annual trip to Niobiumland by the Austrian Mint is here again and for 2020 it's a timely look at the world of surveillance, with 'Big Data'. As with all of the coins in this series, it's a [...]

March 14th is PiDay and APMEX have a limited run silver bullion coin to count on

By |2020-03-13T14:17:17+00:00March 13th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Science, Silver, Solomon Islands|

March 14th is PiDay and APMEX have a limited run silver bullion coin to count on It seems the subjects for new bullion coins are getting more and more esoteric, and US megadealer APMEX has joined the increasingly eclectic selection with Pi. Pi is a mathematical constant that is defined as the [...]

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