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Masterpieces in Stone is here with a Rhodonite inset coin celebrating the Venetian Doges Palace

Masterpieces in Stone is here with a Rhodonite inset coin celebrating the Venetian Doges Palace A notoriously tough genre of modern coins to stand out in, the general quality of art-architectural coins is second to none. CIT’s much-admired trailblazing 2004 Tiffany Art coin has sprouted a whole range […]

An early peek at the Mint of Poland’s Amber Art Renaissance art-architectural coin

An early peek at the Mint of Poland’s Amber Art Renaissance art-architectural coin Back in November 2016, the Mint of Poland (Mennica Polska), launched a new art-architectrual coin, the first in a whole new series, called Amber Art Baroque. The series is called Amber Art because it uses […]

Royal Dutch Mint showcases a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Defence Line of Amsterdam

Royal Dutch Mint showcases a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Defence Line of Amsterdam The Stelling van Amsterdam (Defence Line of Amsterdam) is a complete ring of fortifications extending more than 135 km around the city of Amsterdam and is the only example of a fortification based […]

Royal Mint four coin Landmarks of Britain silver bullion coin debuts its second, Tower Bridge

Royal Mint four coin Landmarks of Britain silver bullion coin debuts its second, Tower Bridge The Royal Mint debuted the first of a four-coin limited run silver bullion coin series last year called Landmarks of Britain. Based on a proof set released back in mid 2014, each […]

Seventeenth century Lithuanian Radziwill Palace is celebrated with a new silver coin

Seventeenth century Lithuanian Radziwill Palace is celebrated with a new silver coin The Bank of Lithuania has issued the first silver coin in its new series “Lithuanian Castles and Manors”. With a new coin every year, the range will highlight some of the more impressive historical buildings […]

Gargoyles and Grotesques heads to Paris with ‘Spitter’ from the incredible Notre Dame cathedral

Gargoyles and Grotesques heads to Paris with ‘Spitter’ from the incredible Notre Dame cathedral A new series from Ibex Coins called Gargoyles and Grotesques debuted just three months ago with a coin that garnered quite a bit of interest amongst collectors. Depicting the fantastical creatures that adorn […]

Long-running Sacred Art architectural coin series arrives in Paris with the famous Notre Dame Cathedral

Long-running Sacred Art architectural coin series arrives in Paris with the famous Notre Dame Cathedral One of the primary competitors to Coin Invest Trust’s seminal Tiffany Art series, Sacred Art has been an annual fixture now since 2011, although the first two years saw three coins issued […]

St Pauls Cathedral is the latest epic ceiling to get the four-layered silver coin treatment

St Pauls Cathedral is the latest epic ceiling to get the four-layered silver coin treatment The fourth in the well regarded ‘four-layer’ series of silver architecture coins produced for German dealer MDM has made a surprise entrance. What’s the surprise? The series is in its third year […]

350th Anniversary of the death of Italian architect Francesco Borromini marked on gold coin

350th Anniversary of the death of Italian architect Francesco Borromini marked on gold coin Born on 25 September 1599 and dying on 3 August 1667, Swiss architect Francesco Borromini, along with his contemporaries Gian Lorenzo Bernini and Pietro da Cortona, is a key figure in the emerging […]

Canada’s ‘Big Ben’, the Peace Tower Clock is immortalised on a fine five-ounce silver coin

Canada’s ‘Big Ben’, the Peace Tower Clock is immortalised on a fine five-ounce silver coin It’s a century since the Great War was raging and the numismatic world has been marking the numerous occasions with a wide variety of silver and gold coins. Battles, personalities, locations and […]