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15Oct 21

Innovation in Science continues its look at boundary-pushing scientists from history with the discoverer of Insulin

By |October 15th, 2021|Categories: Gold, People, Science, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|0 Comments

Innovation in Science continues its look at boundary-pushing scientists from history with the discoverer of Insulin The Royal Mint’s ‘Innovation in Science’ series of fifty pence coins follows John Logic Baird, Stephen Hawking, Rosalind Franklin, and Charles Babbage with a giant event in medical science, the discovery of Insulin. Dr John Macleod, Sir Frederick Banting, Dr Charles Best and Dr James Collip, amy not be names that roll off the tongue [...]

15Oct 21

Movie and TV coins for mid October – Potter, Batman, 007, Green Lantern, and a good doggie

By |October 15th, 2021|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint, Perth Mint, The Coin Company, Tuvalu|0 Comments

Movie and TV coins for mid October - Potter, Batman, 007, Green Lantern, and a good doggie Regular media licenced coin roundup number four, we'll continue to do these as while they're quite time-consuming to put together, they are quicker than individual articles would be. Besides, the genre as a whole is quite repetitive, so it frees up time to focus on more original releases. We do feel the need to [...]

14Oct 21

Great Conspiracies continues its journey through the world of crank theories with New World Order

By |October 14th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|0 Comments

Great Conspiracies continues its journey through the world of crank theories with New World Order Who doesn't love a good conspiracy theory? If there's one thing the Covid-19 pandemic has showcased, it's the often bewildering ideas that people come up with the describe and/or justify a paranoid reasoning of events. One of the older theories has centred around a world running organisation called the Illuminati, brought into the popular conciousness [...]

13Oct 21

A bullion coin roundup for mid-October and there’s new gold, silver and platinum coins across multiple genres

By |October 13th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Platinum, Silver|0 Comments

A bullion coin roundup for mid-October and there's new gold, silver and platinum coins across multiple genres It's worked quite well at rounding up the many popular culture coins showcasing the worlds of TV and movies, so we're doing the same to catch-up with the bullion coin releases, something also happening with much more regularity than just a few short years ago. There's a nice selection, including additions to some [...]

11Oct 21

Wacca, Wacca, Wacca, Wacca, DUH, Duh, duhhhhhh. PAC-MAN is back with a new shaped stacker bullion coin

By |October 11th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Niue Island|0 Comments

Wacca, Wacca, Wacca, Wacca, DUH, Duh, duhhhhhh. PAC-MAN is back with a new shaped stacker bullion coin The videogame invasion of the coin industry continues with the latest classic arcade game release from US mega-dealer, APMEX. PAC-MAN has already put in an appearance in both the [...]

11Oct 21

Germania Mint and Numiartis combine talents with designer Beata Kulesza Damaziak to showcase Notre Dame Cathedral

By |October 11th, 2021|Categories: Germania Mint, Numiartis|2 Comments

Germania Mint and Numiartis combine talents with designer Beata Kulesza Damaziak to showcase Notre Dame Cathedral One of the world's most iconic buildings has been increasingly in the news in recent years and for all the wrong reasons. The stunning Parisian medieval cathedral, Notre Dame, caught [...]

08Oct 21

MDM Week (5/5): We round up the week with a look at MDM’s latest Harry Potter licenced coins, from mini-gold to max-silver

By |October 8th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Gold, Silver, Djibouti, MDM, Solomon Islands|0 Comments

MDM Week: We round up the week with a look at MDM's latest Harry Potter licenced coins, from mini-gold to maxi-silver We're rounding out our catch-up of MDM issues with a collation of some of their recent Harry Potter releases. It's hard keeping track of just who [...]

07Oct 21

MDM Week (4/5): A homage to the world’s major bullion coin icons, all merged into a kilo silver cube

By |October 7th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Politics & Finance, Silver, Gibraltar, MDM|0 Comments

MDM Week: A homage to the world's major bullion coin icons, all merged into a kilo silver cube An unusual piece for todays catch-up of MDM releases, this is one of the producers many dabbles into the geometric dimensional coin genre - those coins that keep [...]

07Oct 21

Royal Australian Mint issues a new silver coin pair looking at Aboriginal history and their bouncy wildlife

By |October 7th, 2021|Categories: History, Australia, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|0 Comments

Royal Australian Mint issues a new silver coin pair looking at Aboriginal history and their bouncy wildlife The Royal Australian Mint continues to quietly release some really nice coins, and this latest pair are a good example of that. Both weigh in at half an ounce [...]

06Oct 21

MDM Week (3/5): The Vikings continue their assault on the coin world with additions to three series

By |October 6th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Gold, Silver, Cook Islands, MDM, Samoa|0 Comments

MDM Week: The Vikings continue their assault on the coin world with additions to three series Everyone love a good Viking tale. From TV to coins, they've left an indelible cultural stamp on popular culture, and we've found ourselves covering many a fine release over the [...]

06Oct 21

A dive into the medieval history of Britain as the Queen’s Beasts give way to those of a king. The Tudor Beasts debuts in style.

By |October 6th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|0 Comments

A dive into the medieval history of Britain as the Queen’s Beasts give way to those of a king. The Tudor Beasts debuts in style. We think it's fair to say that the Royal Mint's 'Queen's beasts' series has been one of the most popular [...]

05Oct 21

The Perth Mint expands its eclectic range of coins sporting unusual centres with an hourglass issue

By |October 5th, 2021|Categories: Gilded, Inserts, Science, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|2 Comments

The Perth Mint expands its eclectic range of coins sporting unusual centres with an hourglass issue We haven't covered Perth Mint issues as much as we should, mainly because they've leaned heavily into numismatic versions of their iconic bullion coins and there's only so much you [...]

05Oct 21

MDM Week (2/5): Triceratops, the triple-horned behemoth, is the second Double SIlver Giant hybrid coin

By |October 5th, 2021|Categories: Copper, Nature, Silver, MDM, Vanuatu|0 Comments

MDM Week: Triceratops, the triple-horned behemoth, is their second Double SIlver Giant hybrid coin While the whole concept of copper-cored silver coins is largely limited to Precious Metal Collector’s expansive range, there are a couple of similar issues from others. Last year saw MDM launch [...]

04Oct 21

MDM Week (1/5): Tutankhamun, the boy pharoah, was discovered a century ago and the coin world marks the anniversary

By |October 4th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Gold, Silver, Djibouti, MDM, Solomon Islands|0 Comments

MDM Week: Tutankhamun, the boy pharoah, was discovered a century ago and the coin world marks the anniversary It's incredible to believe that a relatively minor pharoah, one that was sickly and died at under 20 years old, and one that was buried in the [...]

03Oct 21

PMC WEEK (5/5): The classic Asian tale of Dragon & Phoenix is brought to life as a figure of eight

By |October 3rd, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Precious Metal Collectors, Tokelau|0 Comments

PMC WEEK: The classic Asian tale of Dragon & Phoenix is brought to life as a figure of eight A popular motif in modern coins, the Chinese Dragon adorns everything from bullion to fancy proof coins, sometimes alone, but often interacting with another of the [...]

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