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12Jul 24

In need of a recharge, so I’m off for a week

By |July 12th, 2024|Categories: News Nuggets|0 Comments

In need of a recharge, so I'm off for a week Just a quick heads-up that we're off until at least Monday 22nd July. To be honest, I really need a break, as I'm feeling a bit burnt out. I've made an extra effort this week to get a lot of new releases up, so at least there's plenty to read, and a lot of guides and profiles have been [...]

12Jul 24

Last year’s impressive Sword of the Archangel Michael returns with gilded, and rose gilded variants, and a new series display system

By |July 12th, 2024|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Coins Today KR|2 Comments

Last year's impressive Sword of the Archangel Michael returns with gilded, and rose gilded variants, and a new series display system Released last October, the Sword of the Archangel Michael was a striking silver sword emblazoned with a famous prayer to him. Formed in 2.5 ounces of fine silver, it was a fine piece of work, followed up in May this year by a similar Sword of Saint Gabriel design. These [...]

12Jul 24

The Treasurists debuts a numismatic interpretation of a panel from Lorenzo Ghiberti’s almost 600 year old ‘Gates of Paradise’ in Florence

By |July 12th, 2024|Categories: Architecture, Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, The Treasurists|0 Comments

The Treasurists debuts a numismatic interpretation of a panel from Lorenzo Ghiberti's almost 600 year old 'Gates of Paradise' in Florence Over the last few years, we've seen quite a renaissance when it comes to coins from Asian producers, not just in numbers, but also in the sheer breadth of subjects. Producers from Singapore, Japan, South Korea, and Hong Kong, have impressed us with the quality and range of new [...]

11Jul 24

Star Trek’s iconic NCC 1701 USS Enterprise is reproduced as a silver coin from Samoa by MDM Wholesale

By |July 11th, 2024|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, MDM, Samoa|0 Comments

Star Trek's iconic NCC 1701 USS Enterprise is reproduced as a silver coin from Samoa by MDM Wholesale Seemingly appearing every couple of years, the ultra-iconic USS Enterprise (NCC 1701) appears as a shaped coin, with varying degrees of success. The first attempt was by the Royal Canadian Mint, who released a ten-ounce depiction that we were singularly unimpressed with. Conversely, the next attempt was by the NZ Mint, who [...]

11Jul 24

The coloured cast bar tsunami continues with the completion of 7 Deadly Sins, an owl, a bull, Chicago, and a surprise London feline

By |July 11th, 2024|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Coloured, Asturmint, Silver, Germania Mint, PiK Coins|0 Comments

The coloured cast bar tsunami continues with the completion of 7 Deadly Sins, an owl, a bull, Chicago, and a surprise London feline There seems to be quite a bit of interest in the coloured cast-bar market at the moment, kicked off by Germania Mint's program, [...]

10Jul 24

Top World Coins updates two of its most impressive releases with selective colouration – The Comanches, and the T.Rex

By |July 10th, 2024|Categories: History, People, Silver, Cameroon, Top World Coins|0 Comments

Top World Coins updates two of its most impressive releases with selective colouration - The Comanches, and the T. Rex Top World Coins have issued five new coins this week, and while we'll have a good look at the three all-new designs shortly, here we'll [...]

10Jul 24

PiK Coins takes a gamble on its new three-ounce Roulette silver coin proving a big hit

By |July 10th, 2024|Categories: Coloured, Sport, Silver, Niue Island, PiK Coins|0 Comments

PiK Coins takes a gamble on its new three-ounce Roulette silver coin proving a big hit Meaning 'little wheel' in French, Roulette originated in 18th-century France, and was derived from an earlier Italian game called Biribi. The roulette wheel is segmented with numbered catchments, and a [...]

09Jul 24

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s favourite Sherlock Holmes story gets the numismatic treatment with Spectres new ‘The Adventure of the Speckled Band’

By |July 9th, 2024|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Samoa, Spectres|0 Comments

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's favourite Sherlock Holmes story gets the numismatic treatment with Spectres new 'The Adventure of the Speckled Band' Very possibly the greatest fictional detective of all time, Sherlock Holmes sprang from the imagination of British author Arthur Conan Doyle. First appearing in 1887, [...]

09Jul 24

Art Mint’s look at ‘7 Groundbreaking Ancient Civilisations’ continues with a journey to the Indus Valley cultures

By |July 9th, 2024|Categories: History, Coloured, Art Mint, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon|0 Comments

Art Mint's look at '7 Groundbreaking Ancient Civilisations' continues with a journey to the Indus Valley cultures In November last year, Art Mint debuted a superb new coin showcasing the ancient Mesopotamian Sumerian civilisation, the first in a series of seven silver coins depicting some [...]

08Jul 24

Artificial Intelligence returns to Numiscollect for a second series, and this time it’s aliens

By |July 8th, 2024|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Silver, Cameroon, Numiscollect|0 Comments

Artificial Intelligence returns to Numiscollect for a second series, and this time it's aliens Just a couple of months ago, we covered Numiscollect's first steps into AI-generated coin art with a humorous range of ten anthropomorphic cats and dogs coins. Depicting our favourite pets in human [...]

08Jul 24

The Perth Mint has been busy over the last few months with new bullion releases, so here’s a quick round-up of some of them

By |July 8th, 2024|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Gold, Australia, Platinum, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|0 Comments

The Perth Mint has been busy over the last few months with new bullion releases, so here's a quick round-up of some of them Undoubtedly one of the world's premier bullion producers, the Perth Mint has garnered itself a fine reputation for its range of [...]

05Jul 24

Art Mint takes us through the four elements and their elementals with its new silver coin series, starting with the gnomes of Earth

By |July 5th, 2024|Categories: Art & Literature, Art Mint, Coloured, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon|0 Comments

Art Mint takes us through the four elements and their elementals with its new silver coin series, starting with the gnomes of Earth Earth, air, fire and water, the four elements that have entered the popular consciousness as the building blocks of the natural world. [...]

05Jul 24

Independence Day & Envy Deadly Sins 2oz cast silver bar (2024 Asturmint)

By |July 5th, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, History, Coloured, Asturmint, Silver|0 Comments

Asturmint continue to expand their already diverse two-ounce silver cast bar range with the sixth of the Seven Deadly Sins in that series, and the debut release in a timely new one marking 4th of July, known in the United States as Independence Day.The Seven Deadly Sins visualises [...]

04Jul 24

The Royal Australian Mint expands two of its popular nature-themed gold and silver bullion coin ranges with new additions

By |July 4th, 2024|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Nature, Australia, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|1 Comment

The Royal Australian Mint expands two of its popular nature-themed gold and silver bullion coin ranges with new additions The Royal Australian Mint has been quietly picking up a great reputation for its bullion coin range that prior to 2020 had actually been quite limited. The [...]

03Jul 24

Fender Jazzmaster one-ounce silver coin (2024 MTB/PAMP)

By |July 3rd, 2024|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, PAMP, Solomon Islands|0 Comments

PAMP subsidiary, Manfra, Tordella & Brookes (MTB), continues its series of shaped silver coins celebrating one of the most iconic brands in music history, Fender Guitars. We've covered lots of these because they seem to be very popular, the last of them being the Fender Jaguar back [...]

03Jul 24

Powercoin adds to its innovative embroidered take on iconic artwork with a terrific version of Van Gogh’s Starry Night

By |July 3rd, 2024|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Palau, Powercoin|0 Comments

Powercoin adds to its innovative embroidered take on iconic artwork with a terrific version of Van Gogh's Starry Night After moving from their award-winning jigsaw and puzzle based takes on fine art, Italian producer Powercoin tried their hand at reproducing one of those masterpieces in [...]

02Jul 24

Asahi Refining brings the iconic Columbia Goddess to its fully US produced American Reserve range of gold and silver bullion

By |July 2nd, 2024|Categories: Culture, Bullion Round, Asahi Refining, Gold, Silver|0 Comments

Asahi Refining brings the iconic Columbia Goddess to its fully US produced American Reserve range of gold and silver bullion While we don't usually detour into bullion bars very often, occasionally, we see something that piques our interest and warrants further inspection. Such is the case [...]

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