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24Jan 22

The Royal Mint launches the first in a five-year series of updated historical designs called the British Monarchs Collection

By |January 24th, 2022|Categories: History, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|0 Comments

The Royal Mint launches the first in a five-year series of updated historical designs called the British Monarchs Collection This is one of those releases we always look forward to. The Royal Mint has debuted a new multi-year programme of coins tapping into Britain's rich history, in the same vein as recent numismatic hits like the Queen's Beasts, the Tudor Beasts, and the Great Engravers series. They almost always exhibit sky-high [...]

24Jan 22

YouTube highlights: new coin videos from several mints, and the ancient world

By |January 24th, 2022|Categories: News Nuggets|0 Comments

Time for one of our very irregular round ups of coin videos put out by some of the bigger producers. Precious Metal Collectors, and the Mint of Poland, seem to have been busy lately. Both of those make some excellent videos, really showing off the coins.The star of the show for us, however, is a super video from toldinstone that features some quite stunning examples of the best of the ancient coin world. Many of [...]

24Jan 22

The lads give way to the ladies with the goddess Hera following LPM’s ‘Gods of Olympus’ bullion coin series

By |January 24th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|0 Comments

The lads give way to the ladies with the goddess Hera following LPM’s ‘Gods of Olympus’ bullion coin series Today sees the launch of the fourth in LPM Group's bullion reimagining of the Perth Mint's iconic 'Gods' series of numismatics. Debuting in 2014, they became hugely popular, even crashing the Perth Mint website on release day. The decision to turn them into bullion coins seems an obvious one in hindsight, and the [...]

21Jan 22

The works of Caravaggio are reproduced on a silver coin series in the 450th anniversary of his birth

By |January 21st, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gilded, People, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|0 Comments

The works of Caravaggio are reproduced on a silver coin series in the 450th anniversary of his birth A hugely influential artist, the late 16th century painter, Caravaggio, had an intense visual style, no doubt tied in with his intense and violent personality. His paintings are bold, often brutal, rarely sexual. On the 450th anniversary of his birth, the Mint of Poland initiated a new series of one-ounce silver coins reproducing [...]

20Jan 22

Blood of Elves, the third book in The Witcher saga, hits the numismatic world with a silver coin pair

By |January 20th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|0 Comments

Blood of Elves, the third book in The Witcher saga, hits the numismatic world with a silver coin pair Working their way through the literary works of Polish fantasy author, Andrzej Sapkowski, the Mint of Gdańsk has now debuted their third pair of coins, quite obviously for [...]

19Jan 22

Turn base metal into gold? The Mint of Poland gets an alchemist as far as silver for its latest coin

By |January 19th, 2022|Categories: Copper, Inserts, Science, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|0 Comments

Turn base metal into gold? The Mint of Poland gets an alchemist as far as silver for its latest coin Turning base metal into gold, the quest for immortality, the cure for disease - each of these were goals that the alchemists of old struggled to [...]

18Jan 22

Film and Television coins start their journey through 2022 with another wide selection of hit franchises

By |January 18th, 2022|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Crown Mint, MDM, MintXXI, NZ Mint, Perth Mint, Spain|0 Comments

Film and Television coins start their journey through 2022 with another wide selection of hit franchises It looks like 2022 is going to carry on where 2021 left off, if this January selection of popular culture coins is any indicator. There's another full selection of coins [...]

17Jan 22

Our first new bullion coin release round-up of 2022 is a varied mix

By |January 17th, 2022|Categories: APMEX, Bullion, Bullion Round, Gold, Silver, LPM HK, Niue Island, NZ Mint, Perth Mint, Spain, Tuvalu|0 Comments

Our first new bullion coin release round-up of 2022 is a varied mix Continuing our regular round-ups of new bullion coins entering an ever-increasing market full of activity, is our first one of 2022. There's another wide selection of subjects, although formats tend to have [...]

14Jan 22

AgAuSHOOT: 2021 Queen’s Beasts: The Falcon of the Plantagenets (Pobjoy Mint)

By |January 14th, 2022|Categories: AgAuShoot, History, Gilded, Silver, British Indian Ocean Territory, Pobjoy Mint|0 Comments

AgAuSHOOT: 2021 The Queen's Beasts - The Falcon of the Plantagenets (Pobjoy Mint) We promised late last year that we'd be doing more of our AgAuShoots - photoshoots of coins we've obtained access to, either our own, or coins we've been sent on loan or to keep. [...]

13Jan 22

Korea’s Joseon Rank Badge and Royal Silver Seal are the inspiration for an attractive two-piece silver coin set

By |January 13th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, History, Coloured, Silver, Coins Today KR, Fiji|0 Comments

Korea's Joseon Rank Badge and Royal Silver Seal are the inspiration for an attractive two-piece silver coin set In power from 1392 until 1897, the Korean Joseon Dynasty was founded by Yi Seong-gye in what is today, Kaesong, a city in North Korea that is very [...]

12Jan 22

World Exclusive! Numiartis debuts ‘Ox’ the first in its numismatic homage to the Haiyantang Zodiac Fountain

By |January 12th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Inserts, Silver, Numiartis, Niue Island|2 Comments

World Exclusive! Numiartis debuts 'Ox' the first in its numismatic homage to the Haiyantang Zodiac Fountain Numiartis are kicking off 2022 with the first coin in a series that could best be described as an Asian Queen's Beasts in concept. Sitting outside the Old Summer Palace in [...]

10Jan 22

Pegasus joins the Griffin and the Chimera in Numiscollect’s high-relief ‘Mythical Creatures’ lineup of silver coins

By |January 10th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Silver, Numiscollect, Tanzania|0 Comments

Pegasus joins the Griffin and the Chimera in Numiscollect's high-relief 'Mythical Creatures' lineup of silver coins It was way back in 2018 that Numiscollect debuted its own 'Mythical Creatures' range of silver coins, employing Smartminted high-relief to bring these legendary beasts of old to life. There [...]

07Jan 22

The heroes of the tragic 1986 nuclear disaster at Chernobyl are brought to life on a high-relief silver coin

By |January 7th, 2022|Categories: History, Coloured, Silver, Mint of Gdansk, Niue Island|4 Comments

The heroes of the tragic 1986 nuclear disaster at Chernobyl are brought to life on a high-relief silver coin Many of us remember the panic when news of an explosion at a Soviet nuclear power station was broadcast. After decades of the Cold War, the irony [...]

06Jan 22

In a change from it’s current deadly wildlife, the Royal Australian Mint looks to extinct deadly wildlife for a coin..

By |January 6th, 2022|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, People, Silver, Royal Australian Mint, Solomon Islands|0 Comments

In a change from it's current deadly wildlife, the Royal Australian Mint looks to extinct deadly wildlife for a coin.. Australian coin producers have built their businesses on mining the highly unusual national fauna for inspiration. Surely the strangest and most varies ecosystem on the [...]

05Jan 22

World Exclusive! Space exploration kicks off the quirky ‘De Doodle’ high-relief coin series from Magikos Coins

By |January 5th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Inserts, Science, Silver, Cameroon|3 Comments

World exclusive! Space exploration kicks off the quirky 'De Doodle' high-relief coin series from Magikos Coins Who hasn't, at one time in their life, sat down and doodled on a piece of paper? Letting your imagination run riot has always been the perfect release from boredom [...]

04Jan 22

What better way to kick off 2022 than another striking silver stacker from Korea, the Persona Mask

By |January 4th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion Round, Silver, Coins Today KR|0 Comments

What better way to kick off 2022 than another striking silver stacker from Korea, the Persona Mask Coming from nowhere with a hugely impressive Doggaebi Shield stacker last April, followed by an elegant Achilles Shield, and a Shield of St Michael, Coins Today have built a [...]

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