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Johan Cruyff, one of the worlds best footballers, is remembered on a new Dutch coin range

Johan Cruyff, one of the worlds best footballers, is remembered on a new Dutch coin range There aren’t many football players iconic enough to warrant a series of precious metal coins to be issued with their face on them, but easily making the shortlist would be Dutch […]

Ground-breaking naval engineer Charles Parsons is celebrated on Irelands latest science coin

Ground-breaking naval engineer Charles Parsons is celebrated on Irelands latest science coin Not a prolific releaser of precious metal commemoratives, the Central Bank of Ireland issues the occasional coin in celebration of its famous people or historical events and one of the current series is called Irish […]

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 […]

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 […]

Russia celebrates the bicentenary of noted artist Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky with silver coin

Russia celebrates the bicentenary of noted artist Ivan Konstantinovich Aivazovsky with silver coin After the geographer Semyonov-Tyan-Shansky and the poet Balmont, the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) is showcasing the talents of a painter for its Outstanding Personalities of Russia series of proof silver coins. I. K. […]

Treasures of Stanislaw August hits the half way mark with its twelfth Polish ruler

Treasures of Stanislaw August hits the half way mark with its twelfth Polish ruler Here is a coin series that epitomises classic numismatics for many people. Grounded in history and struck without gimmickry, Treasures of Stanislaw August is one of the best of its type being released […]

Olympe de Gouges rounds out the Women of France gold & silver coin releases for 2017

Olympe de Gouges rounds out the Women of France gold & silver coin releases for 2017 The third and last 2017 coin in the Monnaie de Paris series Women of France is now out and follows Catherine de Medici, and Madame de Pompadour this year, as well […]

Austrian Mint debuts three coin Vienna Schools of Psychotherapy set with Sigmund Freud

Austrian Mint debuts three coin Vienna Schools of Psychotherapy set with Sigmund Freud Known for producing short-run gold coin series of exceptional quality, the Austrian Mint has embarked on a new three-coin set of quarter-ounce gold coins to fill the hole left by the award-winning Klimt and […]