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Bhutan from MDM

Expect new coins to be issued in 2012 for the little country of Bhutan. After much work, careful planning and design, MDM has created something new in coinage for this very conservative coin issuing country. Continue reading

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Let’s Work Together

Well here I am once more at the World Money Fair in Berlin, Germany, enjoying the company of the many friends I have made in the business of minting the world’s new coinage. Continue reading

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SCWC 1601-1700 Going to Printer

Here’s a brief KP Update to let everyone know that the 5th edition of the Standard Catalog of World Coins 1601-1700 left for the printer earlier this week. Look for copies to be available through retail outlets, distributors and on … Continue reading

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Live Coverage of WMF Media Forum

Well, dear readers, I must now end my live coverage of the World Money Fair Media Forum, as my battery is running low. Perhaps next year we can get a power connection from the Media Forum crew so that i … Continue reading

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WMF – Media Forum

Coverage of the World Money Fair Media Forum continues (so long as my netbook battery holds out!) with the China Gold Coin Corporation presentation. Coins to be issued in 2011 from the China Mint include: the finish of the Outlaws … Continue reading

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Bank of Latvia at WMF – Live

Friend Maruta Brukle of the Bank of Latvia now presents their new coin programs for 2011. An amber embeded coin will be offered, with the amber at the center of an eye. It’s a very striking piece. A memorial coin … Continue reading

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WMF – Live report continues

Next to present is the Monnaie de Paris. Again this year France has been thinking about direct for the mint. They want to keep closely to coinage themes that reflect French heritage, use French stylish design and make gold avialble … Continue reading

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World Money Fair Media Forum – Live

Now the Austrian Mint presetn thier 2011 issues. Added to thier presentation is a very loveable robot mascot on stage with them. A Pummerin bell coin of 5 Euro will be avilable, plus a specila News Years packageing with the … Continue reading

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40th Anniversay of the Wolrd Money Fair

Yesterday I attended a reception celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Wolrd Money Fair held at the Bode Museum. At this affair Albert Beck, founder of the Fair was honored with a lovely pwerpoint program documenting the history fo the … Continue reading

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Live from the Media Forum at WMF

The World Money Fair Media Forum contunes with the 2011 offerings of the German Mints. They will have a 10 Euro for the 500th year of the book, 10 Euro for the 100 years of the Hamburg Elbe Tunnel, a … Continue reading

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