Armoured Vehicles 09: The M26 Pershing gold and silver coins (2024 Czech Mint)

By |2024-02-27T11:29:11+00:00February 27th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Military, Gold, Science, Silver, Czech Mint, Niue Island|

It's a favourite subject of mine, so it's fair to say the Czech Mint's three-year, twelve-coin look at the tanks of the Second World War, was always going to get a Coin Series Profile, and that is indeed the case. The coins have been released at the rate of four per year, one each from the Soviet Union, [...]

Powercoin launches a nostalgic look back at the tech that birthed our modern digital world, starting with the floppy disk

By |2024-02-12T08:07:11+00:00February 12th, 2024|Categories: Coloured, Science, Silver, Niue Island, Powercoin|

Powercoin launches a nostalgic look back at the tech that birthed our modern digital world, starting with the floppy disk We all have memories of the tech we grew up with, and the 70s to 90s were witness to a groundbreaking transformation from the analogue, to the digital age. It's hard to imagine just how [...]

The Gold Village debuts its numismatic look into the future with a striking AI design in three finishes

By |2024-01-19T23:03:53+00:00January 19th, 2024|Categories: Gilded, Science, Silver, Cameroon, The Gold Village|

The Gold Village debuts its numismatic look into the future with a striking AI design in three finishes With the biggest buzzword online undoubtedly being 'Artificial Intelligence', and the whole cyborg/cyberpunk genres, it's no surprise to see it garnering some attention in numismatic circles as well. We've seen a bullion coin, and several collectible designs from [...]

Cassette Tape 60th Anniversary coloured silver coin (2023 World Coin Appreciation)

By |2023-12-12T11:36:31+00:00December 12th, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Science, Silver, Niue Island, World Coin Appreciation|

Last October, World Coin Appreciation (WCA) released a neat coin shaped like a miniature cassette tape, to honour the memory of Lou Ottens, a Dutch inventor working for the tech giant Philips, who created the cassette system in 1963, and who died in 2021. Now, they're back with the concept, this time marking 60 years since the [...]

You won’t lose Art Mints latest coin. A unique homage to Nikola Tesla brings added shine to silver

By |2023-12-05T14:52:48+00:00December 5th, 2023|Categories: Coloured, Art Mint, People, Science, Silver, Cameroon|

You won't lose Art Mints latest coin. A unique homage to Nikola Tesla brings added shine to silver Nikola Tesla, born on July 10, 1856, in Smiljan (now part of Croatia), was a Serbian-American inventor, electrical engineer, and physicist who significantly influenced the development of modern electrical systems and technology. Tesla's early career saw him working [...]

Artisan Coin Productions brings some stylish designs to affordable territory with a range of one-gram silver coins

By |2023-12-04T15:37:26+00:00December 1st, 2023|Categories: Artisan Coins, Lunar Calendar, Gilded, Science, Silver, Chad|

Artisan Coin Productions brings some stylish designs to affordable territory with a range of one-gram silver coins With the increasing focus on higher end numismatics, it's easy to overlook potential problems arising from it. Even ignoring the economic woes affecting more and more people, and the subsequent shrinking of disposable income, it's hard to entice new [...]

AgAuSHOOT: Germania Mint brings Renaissance astronomer, Nicolaus Copernicus to Maltese coins with a new range

By |2023-10-05T11:17:45+01:00September 29th, 2023|Categories: Gold, People, Science, Silver, Germania Mint, Malta|

AgAuSHOOT: Germania Mint brings Renaissance astronomer, Nicolaus Copernicus to Maltese coins with a new range After a successful run of coins in their 'Knights of the Past' series, Germania Mint continues its partnership with the Mediterranean island of Malta with a new coin depicting Nicolaus Copernicus. The Polish polymath, astronomer, and mathematician, came to prominence [...]

Icons of Inspiration Thomas Edison bullion coin (2023 APMEX)

By |2023-08-31T18:44:41+01:00August 31st, 2023|Categories: Quicklooks, APMEX, Bullion, History, Gold, People, Science, Silver, Niue Island|

We've made no secret of our love for this terrific bullion coin series, issued by US mega-dealer, APMEX. Called Icons of Inspiration, each release showcases the work of one of history's eminent minds. What lifts this series is the artwork by coin designer Joel Iskowitz, a narrative artist that has produced around 50 works for the US Mint [...]

Mint XXI Summer ’23: A superb portrayal of Nicolaus Copernicus and his work kicks off the Futurists of the Past series

By |2023-08-08T11:03:33+01:00August 8th, 2023|Categories: Coloured, People, Science, Silver, Cameroon, MintXXI|

Mint XXI Summer ’23: A superb portrayal of Nicolaus Copernicus and his work kicks off the Futurists of the Past series Our look at Mint XXI's summer range continues with a coin we felt deserved a closer look. The first in their new 'Futurists of the Past' series, it features a superb rendition of the [...]

The ‘Enchantress of Numbers’, and early computing pioneer, Ada Lovelace, is the latest coin in the Innovation in Science collection

By |2023-07-31T00:25:01+01:00July 31st, 2023|Categories: Gold, People, Science, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

The 'Enchantress of Numbers', and early computing pioneer, Ada Lovelace, is the latest coin in the Innovation in Science collection Ada Lovelace, born the daughter of the eminent poet Lord Byron, in 1815, was a brilliant mathematician and writer, often regarded as the world's first computer programmer. Raised in a highly intellectual environment by her [...]

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