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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 […]

Sydney Harbour Bridge is 85 and Downies have gold and silver coins to celebrate

Sydney Harbour Bridge is 85 and Downies have gold and silver coins to celebrate Eighty-five years old this year, Sydney Harbour Bridge has become an absolute icon of this vibrant Australian city. The scene of one of the most famous New Year celebrations held every year, the […]

Slovakias St James Church commemorates its Gothic altarpiece with new silver coin

Slovakias St James Church commemorates its Gothic altarpiece with new silver coin One of those rare medieval towns that has managed to preserve much of its character and architecture into modern times, Levoča in eastern Slovakia was rewarded with being inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Filled […]

Great Cities silver coin series continues on its global journey with a stop at Japan’s capital, Tokyo

Great Cities silver coin series continues on its global journey with a stop at Japan’s capital, Tokyo Another of the lower-key coin series issued by the New Zealand Mint is debuting its fifth entrant today. Great Cities is a one-ounce fine silver series depicting the skylines of […]

Russian silver coin features the fortified Novospassky Monastery outside Moscow

Russian silver coin features the fortified Novospassky Monastery outside Moscow The Central Bank of Russia continues to release a fine selection of niche and interesting coins looking at the architecture and tumultuous history of this huge country. The last one we looked at was the Surp Kach […]

Republic of Chad debuts intriguing silver coin series ‘Gargoyles and Grotesques’

Republic of Chad debuts intriguing silver coin series ‘Gargoyles and Grotesques’ A new silver coin series has just debuted from Ibex Coins with a subject we’ve not seen done before, Gargoyles and Grotesques. Featuring designs based on the myriad, fantastical creatures that adorn many of the world’s […]