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Eternal Sculptures series returns with a celebration of Bernini’s extraordinary Rape of Proserpina statue

Eternal Sculptures series returns with a celebration of Bernini’s extraordinary Rape of Proserpina statue The third issue in Italian coin dealer Powercoins excellent Eternal Sculptures series has just been released and looks to carry on the sterling work of its two CIT-produced forebears. The first coin depicted […]

Frankenstein and the RAF among the Royal Mint commemorative circulating coin designs for 2018

Frankenstein and the RAF among the Royal Mint commemorative circulating coin designs for 2018 Time for the Royal Mint to show off its five special circulating designs of which we’ll see fuller commemorative range as the year progresses. If you want these in silver, the only way […]

After last years superb Thors Hammer coin, Numiscollect choose Aegis, the Shield of Athena for 2018

After last years superb Thors Hammer coin, Numiscollect choose Aegis, the Shield of Athena for 2018 The second of Dutch coin producer Numiscollect’s new ancient mythology coins is a different beast to the Chimera coin we covered last week. Whereas that was the first in a new […]

Numiscollect debuts its new mythological animal silver coin series with the Chimera

Numiscollect debuts its new mythological animal silver coin series with the Chimera One of the most popular themes in modern commemorative coins over the last couple of years has, with little doubt, been the world of ancient mythology. A deep wellspring of fantastical creatures, gods and heroes […]

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 latest porcelain-embedded Royal Delft silver coin from Numiscollect is a lesson in Dutchness

The latest porcelain-embedded Royal Delft silver coin from Numiscollect is a lesson in Dutchness One of the more unusual series of coins on the market today, Numiscollects Royal Delft series celebrates the work of the famed Dutch earthenware producer. Famous for their blue on white look, this […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]