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21Sep 21

Movie, TV and Popular Culture coin roundup for early September – Batman, Monsters Inc, and head bangers

By |September 21st, 2021|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint, Perth Mint, The Coin Company, Tuvalu|0 Comments

Movie, TV and Popular Culture coin roundup for early September - Batman, Monsters Inc, and head bangers This is our third, roughly fortnightly round-up of coins in the popular culture genre. This has turned out to be an excellent way to corral the ever-increasing number of such coins, which are popular, so worthy of coverage, but time consuming for a one-man band like AgAuNEWS. We do still run Quicklooks on some stuff, [...]

20Sep 21

Artisan Coins launches its Robots: The Next Evolution series with an elegant look at love in the digital age

By |September 20th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Artisan Coins, Gilded, Science, Ruthenium / Rhodium, Silver, Tokelau|5 Comments

Artisan Coins launches its Robots: The Next Evolution series with an elegant look at love in the digital age It isn't often we get to see a whole new visual style adorning a coin, but we think it's fair to say that Artisan Coin Productions have done just that with the first Robots: The Next Evolution release. The series will encompass five coins, each with a unique theme looking at [...]

17Sep 21

Women Warriors continue to hack their way through the patriarchy and this time it’s a Disney-free Mulan

By |September 17th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|0 Comments

Women Warriors continue to hack their way through the patriarchy and this time it's a Disney-free Mulan We've seen a slowdown in the number of 2 oz high-relief mythology coins struck by the Mint of Poland this year, but we're glad to see a few of them are still making their way to market. The Pela-Coins issued 'Woman Warrior' series is the latest to put in an appearance, and this third [...]

17Sep 21

Mint XXI stuns with a numismatic rendering of the biblical legend of Noah’s Ark and the Great Flood

By |September 17th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Coloured, Silver, MintXXI, Tokelau|0 Comments

Mint XXI stuns with a numismatic rendering of the biblical legend of Noah's Ark and the Great Flood Now this one was a surprise and a very pleasant one at that. Even a heathen like me can appreciate the rich legends that make up religious texts, and one of the biggies is the story of the Great Flood. Mostly associated with the Bible, the story of the Ark and the flood [...]

17Sep 21

The Chinese Trade Dollar returns in a new series of bullion and proof coins from the East India Company

By |September 17th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, History, Gold, Politics & Finance, Silver, LPM HK, St Helena|0 Comments

The Chinese Trade Dollar returns in a new series of bullion and proof coins from the East India Company Just finishing up a multi-year run, LPM’s ‘Dragon Dollar Restrike’ series of bullion rounds was a range of reproductions of the famous Trade Dollars of Asia. Each was [...]

16Sep 21

Korean bullion producer, Daesung Metal, debuts its new half-kilo Klimt coin bar, ‘Death and Life’

By |September 16th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, DS Metals, Niue Island|0 Comments

Korean bullion producer, Daesung Metal, debuts its new half-kilo Klimt coin bar, 'Death and Life' We've seen some gorgeous Gustav Klimt coins over the last few years, from the Austrian Mint's award-winning gold series, to more eclectic products, like Numiscollect's shaped 'The Kiss', but now [...]

15Sep 21

Moving from Renaissance masterpieces to the striking works of the 20th century, Micromosaic Passion does de Lempicka

By |September 15th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau|0 Comments

Moving from Renaissance masterpieces to the striking works of the 20th century, Micromosaic Passion does de Lempicka It's fair to say that Powercoin's 'Micromosaic Passion' series has been a huge hit, striking a chord with collectors that's seen early coins appreciate heavily on the secondary [...]

15Sep 21

The Aztec Five Suns kick of Numiscollect’s ambitious new coin series, ‘Ages of Man – Creation of World’

By |September 15th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Gilded, Silver, Numiscollect, Palau|1 Comment

The Aztec Five Suns kick of Numiscollect's ambitious new coin series, 'Ages of Man - Creation of World' We've been very pleased to see the mythology genre turn away from an over reliance on the usual Greek, Roman and Egyptian legends, towards a more expansive look [...]

14Sep 21

The Royal Mint releases updated mintage information on the ten rarest circulating 50 pence coins

By |September 14th, 2021|Categories: Marketwatch, Royal Mint|0 Comments

The Royal Mint releases updated mintage information on the ten rarest circulating 50 pence coins Probably the most popular of all British circulating currency when it comes to collectability, the iconic seven-sided fifty pence coin has seen an explosion of new releases over the [...]

13Sep 21

Royal Mint extends its ‘Innovation in Science’ 50 pence coin series with the pioneering Charles Babbage

By |September 13th, 2021|Categories: Gold, People, Science, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|0 Comments

Royal Mint extends its 'Innovation in Science' 50 pence coin series with the pioneering Charles Babbage WHERE TO BUY The fourth of the Royal Mint’s ‘Innovation in Science’ coins launches today, and following in the footsteps of John Logic Baird, Stephen [...]

09Sep 21

Scottsdale Mint’s annual Eastern Caribbean 8 bullion coin program starts its fourth run with a double release

By |September 9th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Antigua & Barbuda, Coloured, Gold, Nature, Politics & Finance, Silver, Grenada, Scottsdale Mint|0 Comments

Scottsdale Mint’s annual Eastern Caribbean 8 bullion coin program starts its fourth run with a double release Yes, we know it's September, but as late as it is, it's great to see Scottsdale Mint finally get their expansive Eastern Caribbean 8 bullion and proof coin program [...]

08Sep 21

My coin can kick your coins butt! Chun-Li is looking for a street fight. Is your coin up to it?

By |September 8th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Silver, Fiji, LPM HK|0 Comments

My coin can kick your coins butt! Chun-Li is looking for a street fight. Is your coin up to it? The legendary arcade game franchise, Street Fighter is hitting coins with both the NZ Mint and LPM having ranges celebrating this iconic gaming legend. It's the [...]

08Sep 21

Soviet heavy tank, the IS-2, is the first in a great new silver coin series called Confrontation

By |September 8th, 2021|Categories: History, Military, Gilded, Silver, Niue Island, Volgo-Vyatka Mint|0 Comments

Soviet heavy tank, the IS-2, is the first in a great new silver coin series called Confrontation It isn’t often that we get a new coin from a new series from a new producer, and from a mint we haven’t covered before, so clearly we’re intrigued. [...]

07Sep 21

A spliff a day keeps the doctor away! Or was that an apple? Who cares, the wacky baccy numismaty returns.

By |September 7th, 2021|Categories: Culture, Coloured, Gilded, Nature, Benin, Silver, Numiscollect|1 Comment

A spliff a day keeps the doctor away! Or was that an apple? Who cares, the wacky baccy numismaty returns. Numicollect's new selection is now upon us and it includes a pair of old friends. Issued in 2016 as part of their long running Famous Plants [...]

07Sep 21

Westhove Castle is the sixth in the Royal Dutch Mint’s latest Dutch Castles Silver Ducat series

By |September 7th, 2021|Categories: Architecture, History, Silver, Koninklijke Nederlandse, Netherlands|0 Comments

Westhove Castle is the sixth in the Royal Dutch Mint's latest Dutch Castles Silver Ducat series Between 2015 and 2019, the Royal Dutch Mint issued a 12-coin set of silver ducats themed around the 12 provinces in the Netherlands. It was successful enough to [...]

06Sep 21

Australia’s Most Dangerous bullion coin series from the Royal Australian Mint and LPM, returns with a sting in its tail

By |September 6th, 2021|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Gold, Nature, Silver, Royal Australian Mint|0 Comments

Australia's Most Dangerous bullion coin series from the Royal Australian Mint and LPM, returns with a sting in its tail Along with the 'Australian Zoo' bullion coin series, the Royal Australian Mint also produces another range extolling the virtues of this continents happy, friendly wildlife called 'Australia's [...]

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