31Jul 20

Powercoin’s Fear Tales returns with the sad and poignant tale of the Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen

By |July 31st, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Palau|3 Comments

Powercoin's Fear Tales returns with the sad and poignant tale of the Little Match Girl by Hans Christian Andersen The dark and disturbing world of fairy tales returns to numismatics with the second in Powercoins 'Fear Tales' series of two-ounce silver coins. The [...]

31Jul 20

The iconic sweet dispenser, PEZ, returns in silver form with a Rubber Duck head

By |July 31st, 2020|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Silver, PAMP|0 Comments

The iconic sweet dispenser, PEZ, returns in silver form with a Rubber Duck head A quirky addition to the silver bullion market last year was the Santa PEZ dispenser. The iconic candy, a perennial favourite for over 90 years, was reproduced in silver [...]

30Jul 20

PMC’s giant ‘Eight Protectors’ series of copper-cored silver coins adds its second figure, Akasagarbha

By |July 30th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Silver, Chad, Precious Metal Collectors|3 Comments

Precious Metal Collectors continues on with it quite beautiful Eight Protectors range, with the second in the series, Akasagarbha Bodhisattva. This follows the very pretty Goddess of Mercy with One Thousand Hands, and it's clear from this one that the series is going to be maintaining an exceptionally high [...]

30Jul 20

Royal Mint marks the 150th anniversary of the British Red Cross with a new commemorative coin

By |July 30th, 2020|Categories: History, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|0 Comments

With everything going on around the world regarding the current pandemic, the Royal Mints latest issue comes as a timely reminder of the extensive history of medical care undertaken by the UK for such a long time. The British Red Cross was founded 150 years ago, just 7 years after [...]

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21Jul 20

PMC’s large and stunning ‘Nine Worthies’ follows up the debut Hector of Troy with Joshua & King Arthur

By |July 21st, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Silver, Niue Island, Precious Metal Collectors|0 Comments

Singapore-based producer, Precious Metal Collectors (PMC) have impressed us over the last year with a very impressive range of copper-cored silver coins. What these are is pretty simple in theory. You take an amount of silver, in this case two ounces, and instead of just strking a design into it [...]

20Jul 20

The Royal Mint’s ‘Innovation in Science’ series celebrates Rosalind Franklin’s groundbreaking work with DNA

By |July 20th, 2020|Categories: Gold, People, Science, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|0 Comments

In amongst all the intellectual giants that have inhabited the world of science and technology, there are those equally worthy of recognition, but haven't received it for one reason or another. One such scientist is Rosalind Franklin, who contributed groundbreaking work to one of our most important fields, yet was [...]

16Jul 20

Harry Potter and the Order of the Giant Headed Coins. Chibi comes to Hogwarts

By |July 16th, 2020|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|0 Comments

After the hugely successful debut of the New Zealand Mint;s Chibi coins with the sell out Batman, the concept returns with a first dip into the world of Harry Potter. Choosing to kick off with the distinctive title character, it's a solid indicator that Chibi is going to be a [...]

14Jul 20

World exclusive! Perth Mints genre-founding ‘Zeus’ from Gods of Olympus is back as a limited run bullion coin

By |July 14th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Bullion, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|1 Comment

Arguably one of the most important coins in the modern collectible market to appear over the last decade, the debut issue in the Perth Mint's 'Gods of Olympus' series kicked off one of the most popular genres around - the antique-finished ancient mythology coin. Continuing to this day, although having [...]

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14Jul 20

Early July updates

By |July 14th, 2020|Categories: News Nuggets, Site Update|0 Comments

Early July updates Just a quick round up of updates to keep you aware of guides and profiles that have been made current. The BULLION COIN PROFILES for Scottsdale Mints limited series (new half-ounce Serpent of Milan), Eastern Caribbean 8 (first 2020 issue), and AllCollect's [...]

13Jul 20

Enigmatic Mandalorian bounty hunter, Boba Fett, has his helmet join the NZ Mint’s ultra high relief coin range

By |July 13th, 2020|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|0 Comments

One of the better of the New Zealand Mint's many Star Wars ranges of coins and foils, the ultra high relief helmets are reproductions in silver of some of the epic movie franchises most iconic items. First to drop in 2019 was an excellent Darth Vader helmet. If you're [...]

09Jul 20

Congo adds a cool new silver bullion coin series to its repertoire – Prehistoric Life – and T-Rex kicks it off

By |July 9th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Nature, Silver, BH Mayer, Congo|0 Comments

Continuing our catching up on new releases in the bullion world is a new one from the Democratic Republic of Congo with a subject that will always get my attention - DINOSAURS! There have been some fine prehistoric themed coins over the last few years, demonstrating a noticeable jump from [...]

07Jul 20

Korean Tiger bullion series returns with a third silver annual design and a new theme

By |July 7th, 2020|Categories: Bullion Round, Nature, Silver, KOMSCO, South Korea|0 Comments

Along with Chiwoo Cheonwang, Taekwondo and Zi:Sin, KOMSCO's Korean Tiger bullion round mark an interesting peek into this Asian economic powerhouse, one that has only recently garnered increased interest in the numismatic world. The Tiger series has been the least Korea-focused of the selection, but from this year, that [...]

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07Jul 20

Bart joins the Perth Mints “The Simpsons” bullion coin range with a limited card-mounted version

By |July 7th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|0 Comments

We've been pleasantly surprised by the Perth Mint's 'The Simpsons' bullion coin range. We've found the proof range to be relatively unadventurous, so the arrival of a great looking Homer Simpson coin in early 2019 was a nice boost for the beloved animated series in the coin world. This [...]

06Jul 20

World Cultures silver coin series is back with a look at the Maori ceremonial challenge – the fabled Haka

By |July 6th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Inserts, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|0 Comments

While the world of ancient gods and monsters seems to dominate the ultra high relief, antique-finished coin genre, there have been some notable exceptions. One of our favourites to date has been the Numiartis and Magikos Coins -produced series 'World Cultures', first hitting the market two years ago with an [...]

06Jul 20

Music Legends from the Royal Mint follows legendary band ‘Queen’ with the equally iconic Rocketman, Elton John

By |July 6th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|0 Comments

It was in January that the Royal Mint surprised us all with the debut of its new 'Music Legends' range. Launching with one of the biggest bands in history - Queen - the collaboration with music management company Bravado and Universal Music Group, opened up quite a bit of [...]

03Jul 20

Germania Mint adds Germania Beasts to it’s range and kicks off with the treasure hoarding dragon, Fafnir (UPDATED)

By |July 3rd, 2020|Categories: Culture, Bullion Round, Coloured, Gilded, Silver, Germania Mint|2 Comments

It was less than two years ago that the fledgling Germania Mint burst onto the scene with its pretty Germania bullion round, and it wasn't long after they moved into the numismatic realm with some fine proof and plated coins. Part of the Kurowski Group, they've developed an impressive talent [...]

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