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Poland continues its remembrance of its anti-communist heroes with Witold Pilecki

Poland continues its remembrance of its anti-communist heroes with Witold Pilecki With the current tensions in the region, it’s of little surprise that the National Bank of Poland is looking to its anti-communist heroes for numismatic inspiration. Just this year we’ve seen coins commemorating the 1920 Battle […]

Royal Mint debuts two new 2018 bullion coins in their popular ongoing multi-year series

Royal Mint debuts two new 2018 bullion coins in their popular ongoing multi-year series The Royal Mint has expanded the choice available in what have become their most eagerly awaited bullion coin ranges. The Shēngxiào Lunar series is now five coins into a 12-coin cycle with the […]

Beautiful sixteenth century Dutch Leeuwendaalder recreated for limited silver bullion coin run

Beautiful sixteenth century Dutch Leeuwendaalder recreated for limited silver bullion coin run A couple of months ago the Royal Dutch Mint released a restruck, modern version of one of the most important coins in history, the Lion Dollar. Available in two sizes of proof silver and two […]

The Zulus are the latest fighting force in Niue’s Warriors of History silver coin series

The Zulus are the latest fighting force in Niue’s Warriors of History silver coin series Coin number nine in one of our favourite New Zealand Mint coin series is launched today. The Zulu warrior is the latest Warriors of History coin, a range looking at warrior classes […]

Poland remembers the fallen of the 1982 anti-communist uprising in Lubin with new silver coin

Poland remembers the fallen of the 1982 anti-communist uprising in Lubin with new silver coin The National Bank of Poland continues to commemorate Polands tumultuous post-war history with a coin remembering the anti-communist uprisings of 35 years ago. Part of a wave of protests and demonstarations around […]

The fourth of the Royal Mints commemorative six-coin sets marking the First World War launches

The fourth of the Royal Mints commemorative six-coin sets marking the First World War launches The Royal Mint has an extensive programme of coins marking the centenary of what was meant to be the war to end all wars, the First World War. In amongst a plethora […]

Battles That Changed History continues with the decisive defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo

Battles That Changed History continues with the decisive defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo The New Zealand Mints companion series to their Warriors of History range called ‘Battles That Changed History’ has seen a second release. Jumping from the New World to the Old, an incredibly pivotal […]

70 Years of HM Queen Elizabeth II & HRH Prince Philip: Coat of Arms on Pobjoys latest

70 Years of HM Queen Elizabeth II & HRH Prince Philip: Coat of Arms on Pobjoys latest With Queen Elizabeth having sat upon the throne of the United Kingdom for so long, it’s no surprise that records are being broken all the time. The oldest and longest […]

The horror of the Warsaw Wola and Ochota massacres is remembered on new Polish silver coin

The horror of the Warsaw Wola and Ochota massacres is remembered on new Polish silver coin The Polish National Bank (NBP) is launching a new coin on the 27th of July to commemorate the fallen in one of the Second World War’s worst massacres. The Polish people […]

Limited proof silver joins bullion coin in remembering the fallen of the Falklands War 35 years ago

Limited proof silver joins bullion coin in remembering the fallen of the Falklands War 35 years ago Following on from the recent release of a one-ounce silver bullion coin marking the conflict, the British Pobjoy Mint has launched a limited proof sterling silver coin with a unique design to […]