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The Roaring Lion of Judah launches a new silver bullion coin series from Niue Island

The Roaring Lion of Judah launches a new silver bullion coin series from Niue Island One of the growing number of silver bullion coins that have appeared through 2017, this first in a new series takes a popular natural history theme and mixes it up with some […]

Singapore’s iconic Merlion is celebrated on a new high-relief shaped silver coin

Singapore’s iconic Merlion is celebrated on a new high-relief shaped silver coin Most countries have their national identity personified and many of those have appeared on coins over the centuries. The United Kingdom has Britannia, France has Marianne and the United States has Liberty. For Singapore, that […]

The Red Dragon of Wales is the latest proof Queens Beasts coin. Could this be the best yet?

The Red Dragon of Wales is the latest proof Queens Beasts coin. Could this be the best yet? Only the third of the proposed ten-coin Queens Beasts series of coins, the Red Dragon of Wales joins the proof range with a wide selection of sizes at an […]

Chinese temple protectors, the Guardian Lions, emblazoned on new CIT silver coin duo

Chinese temple protectors, the Guardian Lions, emblazoned on new CIT silver coin duo Earlier this year, Coin Invest Trust (CIT) launched a fine-looking coin called the Laughing Buddha. Struck in two ounces of silver, smartminted and selectively gilded, it rapidly sold out at the mint. Fast forward […]

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 […]

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 […]

Palau’s perennial Ounce of Luck coin is upgraded to high-relief with a new flagship design

Palau’s perennial Ounce of Luck coin is upgraded to high-relief with a new flagship design The four-leaf clover has been an icon of luck for ages, although nobody is sure how the superstition got started. With only around 1 clover in every 5,000 having four leaves instead […]

The Perth Mints hit Gods of Olympus is back with thirteen new silver coins in a limited run

The Perth Mints hit Gods of Olympus is back with thirteen new silver coins in a limited run One of the biggest hits of 2014 and a coin that kicked off a the whole modern numismatic trend for antiqued, high-relief ancient mythology, Zeus was the first of […]

Choice Mints Legends of Asgard continues to push limits with Ymir, its outstanding third silver coin

Choice Mints Legends of Asgard continues to push limits with Ymir, its outstanding third silver coin We think it’s fair to say that when Choice Mint launched its first Legends of Asgard coin, Odin, that the bar was raised on what constituted excellence in the popular mythology […]