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30Jul 21

A round up of issues from Russia for the first half of 2021 – War, Religion and History

By |July 30th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gold, Nature, People, Silver, Central Bank of Russia, Russia|0 Comments

A round up of issues from Russia for the first half of 2021 - War, Religion and History As promised, here's the second of our round-ups of coin releases from the major Eastern European Mints for the first half of 2021. We've already covered Slovakia, and [...]

29Jul 21

Royal Mint marks two centuries since the Gold Standard was introduced with a proof version of the 2016 gold bullion coin

By |July 29th, 2021|Categories: Gold, Politics & Finance, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|0 Comments

Royal Mint marks two centuries since the Gold Standard was introduced with a proof version of the 2016 gold bullion coin Launched in 2016 to mark the 200th anniversary of Britain creating the gold standard, the Royal Mints gold bullion coin range encompassed a quarter-ounce and a [...]

28Jul 21

The teeming life and beauty of the coral reef is the spotlight of the Mint of Poland’s latest coin

By |July 28th, 2021|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Mint of Finland, Niue Island|0 Comments

The teeming life and beauty of the coral reef is the spotlight of the Mint of Poland’s latest coin Given how popular nature themed coins are, it's pretty surprising that the world's coral reefs are not more common as a subject. The most recent was the very [...]

27Jul 21

Shaped coin celebration of guitar legend Fender’s 75th anniversary wraps with the iconic Telecaster

By |July 27th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, PAMP|0 Comments

Shaped coin celebration of guitar legend Fender's 75th anniversary wraps with the iconic Telecaster In what looks to be an extremely popular franchise for MTB/PAMP, Fender guitar coins have brought us a neat and unusual homage to one of the music worlds most iconic brands. It [...]

26Jul 21

APMEX launches the second of its Seven Wonders bullion rounds – the Hanging Gardens of Babylon

By |July 26th, 2021|Categories: Architecture, History, Bullion Round, Gold, Silver|0 Comments

APMEX launches the second of its Seven Wonders bullion rounds - the Hanging Gardens of Babylon We don't cover many rounds here as it's hard enough keeping up with the coins, but we do dabble when we feel it's relevant, and we think that applies to [...]

26Jul 21

Grand Shipwrecks in a History series returns with one of the biggest nautical cock-ups of all time – Vasa

By |July 26th, 2021|Categories: History, Coloured, Military, Silver, MintXXI, Niue Island|0 Comments

'Grand Shipwrecks in a History' series returns with one of the biggest nautical cock-ups of all time - Vasa Naval history is always a solid subject for a coin, going hand in hand with numismatics long association with the rulers of empires and nations, and [...]

23Jul 21

A shaped silver coin tries to do the Kessel Run in twelve parsecs in the form of Han Solo’s ship, The Millenium Falcon

By |July 23rd, 2021|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|0 Comments

A shaped silver coin tries to do the Kessel Run in twelve parsecs in the form of Han Solo's ship, The Millennium Falcon The Star Wars coin tsunami continues with a shaped coin featuring one of the most famous spaceships in all of science fiction - the [...]

22Jul 21

Powercoin’s Micropuzzle Treasures returns with a vibrant work by Belarusian modern impressionist painter, Leonid Afremov

By |July 22nd, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau, Powercoin|3 Comments

Powercoin's Micropuzzle Treasures returns with a vibrant work by Belarusian modern impressionist painter, Leonid Afremov Back with a second release this year, although this is a 2022 dated coin, Powercoin's much admired 'Micropuzzle Treasures' ditches the usual classics for a modern impressionist painter. Leonid Afremov was [...]

21Jul 21

The god of the Underworld, Hades, rounds out LPM’s bullion versions of the Perth Mint’s ‘Gods of Olympus’

By |July 21st, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|0 Comments

The god of the Underworld, Hades, rounds out LPM’s bullion versions of the Perth Mint’s ‘Gods of Olympus’ Wrapping up the bullion versions of the Perth Mint, 'Gods of Olympus' trilogy, LPM have today launched 'Hades' the God of the Underworld. Joining Zeus and Poseidon, this [...]

20Jul 21

DC Comics legend Aquaman, joins Superman with his own shaped silver emblem coin

By |July 20th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|0 Comments

DC Comics legend Aquaman, joins Superman with his own shaped silver emblem coin Back in March, the New Zealand Mint issued their first DC Comics emblem-shaped coin and as you'd expect, it was Superman. The debut coin in a new series, the second one launches today, [...]

19Jul 21

The skull & crossbones returns with Anne Bonny, the first of the Royal Australian Mint’s ‘Pirate Queens’

By |July 19th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Australian Mint, Solomon Islands|0 Comments

The skull & crossbones returns with Anne Bonny, the first of the Royal Australian Mint’s ‘Pirate Queens’ Just like the movie industry, it seems what's in vogue comes in waves, and one of the current subjects that seem to crop up in the bullion coin [...]

16Jul 21

JVP’s new Liberator bullion coin adds proof silver and one-gram gold to the range.

By |July 16th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Bullion Round, Gold, Silver, JVP Investment|2 Comments

JVP's new 'Liberator' bullion coin adds proof silver and one-gram gold to the range. Just a few days ago we covered the launch of the new Liberator silver bullion coin and we made mention of other variants to follow. the first oif these are now up for [...]

15Jul 21

Emporium Hamburg’s ‘Prehistoric Life’ bullion coin series heads to the sky with the famous Archaeopteryx

By |July 15th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, History, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Silver, Congo, Emporium Hamburg|2 Comments

Emporium Hamburg's 'Prehistoric Life' bullion coin series heads to the sky with the famous Archaeopteryx The latest in Emporium Hamburg's cool 'Prehistoric Life' bullion coins here and it's the second of three due in 2021, and the fifth of at least twelve in the series. We [...]

14Jul 21

Street Fighter II is 30 and the increased interest in videogame history means coins are here to celebrate

By |July 14th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Silver, Fiji, LPM HK|0 Comments

Street Fighter II is 30 and the increased interest in videogame history means coins are here to celebrate It seems that videogames are becoming quite the thing in modern numismatics, and so are shaped character coins. Put those two things together and you have a marriage made [...]

14Jul 21

Batman Returns! Mint XXI debuts a high-end silver coin featuring the classic comic book superhero

By |July 14th, 2021|Categories: Movies & TV, Gilded, Silver, Cook Islands, MintXXI|0 Comments

Batman Returns! Mint XXI debuts a high-end silver coin featuring the classic comic book superhero Few characters in popular culture need as little introduction as the ultra-iconic DC Comics superhero, Batman. The Dark Knight has been the subject of thousands of comics, novels, TV series and [...]

13Jul 21

Scottsdale Mint launches its first pair of 2021 Biblical coins as the series enters an epic seventh year

By |July 13th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, Scottsdale Mint|0 Comments

Scottsdale Mint launches its first pair of 2021 Biblical coins as the series enters an epic seventh year In news that will please the many fans of Scottsdale Mint's epic 60-coin, 10-year 'Biblical Series' of two ounce silver coins, it's finally back for [...]

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