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New silver coin from Niue marks 25 years since Jurassic Park amazed moviegoers

New silver coin from Niue marks 25 years since Jurassic Park amazed moviegoers Few movies have turned heads like Jurassic Park did on its release in 1992. The simple story of a theme park gone awry, the use of state-of-the-art CGI (Computer Generated Imaging) for the rendering […]

The Italian Constitution is 70 years old and IPZS releases rare enamel-coloured silver coin to mark it

The Italian Constitution is 70 years old and IPZS releases rare enamel-coloured silver coin to mark it It was seventy years ago this month that Italy transitioned itself to a constitutional republic and abolished its age old monarchy. Coming into force on the first day of 1948, […]

Gustav Klimt represents Motherhood in Art on the Mint of Poland’s latest silver coin

Gustav Klimt represents Motherhood in Art on the Mint of Poland’s latest silver coin The Mint of Poland has debuted a new fine silver coin and master artist Gustav Klimt has found his striking artwork being used again. A popular subject for art-themed coins over the last […]

The world’s most famous piece of art is showcased on a huge one-kilo silver coin

The world’s most famous piece of art is showcased on a huge one-kilo silver coin If there’s one piece of art that needs no introduction, it’s Leonardo da Vinci’s masterpiece, the Mona Lisa. A half-length portrait oil painting, said to be of Lisa Gherardini, the wife of […]

Perth Mint debuts its last selection for 2017 with the theme of celebration

Perth Mint debuts its last selection for 2017 with the theme of celebration December is traditionally a quiet month for the big mints and the Perth Mint is no exception. Mostly a fairly generic selection of coins, there are the usual wedding and birthday issues, along with […]

Star Wars Ships bows out after six coins with Darth Vader’s TIE/Advanced fighter blueprint

Star Wars Ships bows out after six coins with Darth Vader’s TIE/Advanced fighter blueprint Star Wars Ships is a coloured silver coin series from the New Zealand Mint that debuted earlier this year and with the release of this sixth coin, is coming to an end. Depicting […]

Mint of Poland celebrates Audubons Birds with a silver coin series showcasing his beloved art

Mint of Poland celebrates Audubons Birds with a silver coin series showcasing his beloved art One of the most impressive and well-loved feats in natural history literature, John James Audobon’s epic Birds of America book is also one of the most sought after works in history. Even […]

Parisian producer, Art Mint debuts its beautiful Celestial Bodies range of silver coins

Parisian producer Art Mint debuts its beautiful Celestial Bodies range of silver coins We first saw images of this new series from Art Mint way back in Berlin in February. The three coin part gilded series was called Celestial Bodies and featured stylised representations of the sun […]

The bottle-cap coin is back with the launch of an uber-iconic Coca-Cola design from Fiji

The bottle-cap coin is back with the launch of an uber-iconic Coca-Cola design from Fiji Last year, Coin Invest Trust released a highly unusual coin in the shape of a metal bottle-cap. Celebrating the Bavarian Purity Law enacted by Duke Wilhelm IV of Bavaria on 23rd April […]

CIT expand their banknote style coins to epic new sizes with a Waldseemuller map naming America

CIT expand their banknote style coins to epic new sizes with a Waldseemuller map naming America A relatively new concept in modern numismatics, ultra-thin banknote-style coins have grown in popularity since their debut last year.  Usually 150 x 70 mm in size and weighing around five grams, […]