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Scottsdales latest Fijiian limited mintage silver bullion coin is the striking Mermaid Rising

Scottsdales latest Fijiian limited mintage silver bullion coin is the striking Mermaid Rising Scottsdale Mint has launched the first of its limited mintage silver bullion coins for 2018. Staying with the nautical theme used for last years Fijiian coin – Hokusai, The Great Wave – the subject […]

Carved Skull coins are back with St Aloysius Gonzaga, a work by artist Zane Wylie

Carved Skull coins are back with St Aloysius Gonzaga, a work by artist Zane Wylie A popular coin on its debut last year, the first Carved Skull coin carried a highly unusual subject for a numismatic. Carved human skulls date back literally thousands of years and have […]

Raphael is the third of four Guardian Angels in the Austrian Mints silver coin series

Raphael is the third of four Guardian Angels in the Austrian Mints silver coin series The third of the Austrian Mints Guardian Angels coins is out now and depicts Raphael. Following Michael and Gabriel, with Uriel to follow in September, the coins are struck in half-ounce of […]

The Star Trek onrush continues with a new three silver coin Canadian series of iconic Starships

The Star Trek onrush continues with a new three silver coin Canadian series of iconic Starships It seems 2018 is going to be the year of the popular culture coin, with a huge range of tv and movie themed issues already appearing just five weeks into the year. […]

The Viking Longship and their carved figureheads is celebrated on a new Canadian silver coin series

The Viking Longship and their carved figureheads is celebrated on a new Canadian silver coin series Despite the celebrations around Christopher Columbus and other fifteenth-century European explorers when it comes to talking about the discovery of the America’s, it’s pretty clear that the Viking were there centuries before. Legendary […]

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 […]

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 […]