Meteorite coin with real fragment of Chergach Meteorite Mali Africa
Developing a successor of the highly innovative Tamdakht Meteorite coin of 2016 was no easy task. The resulting Chergach Meteorite coin is a stunning progression of the breakthrough technology with an enhanced concave deformity and cracks. The gilded finish is reminiscent of the Sahara Desert, where the chondrite meteorite was found ten years ago in July 2007 near Timbuktu. Naturally, a fragment of the actual meteorite rests in the crater depression.
Red-gold and antique finish evolution of life silver coin with Ichthyosaur by CIT
New issues of the Evolution of Life collection are one of the most anticipated CIT coins at the yearly ANA show. The astonishing and detailed high relief fossils, plated in rose gold and set in an antique finish matrix, have garnered a huge following among coin collectors. After lingering in the Paleozoic Era for two years, the series now presents the Ichthyosaur of the Mesozoic Era – the Age of Reptiles. The Ichthyosaur fossil is covered in rose-gold while the smartminting© relief accentuates the bony scleral eye ring and pointy teeth of this Triassic predator. Ichthyosaurs were marine reptiles that lived 250 to 90 million years ago. The various species resembled modern dolphins by convergent evolution or the development of similar traits in similar environments.
Four ounce piedfort silver coin set Marine Life Protection Dolphin and Sea Horse for Palau
Marine Life Protection is one of the longest running commemorative coin series in the world. Launched in 1992, the series has seen well over 50 releases featuring an annual, unique coat-of-arms design portraying mermaids and neptune. The final two issues of the series will complete the collection in fine style. Unlike previous years, no copper and gold coins will be minted. The final two piedfort issues will instead ship as a four ounce, two coin set in a beautiful custom suspension frame with a see-through certificate. CIT’s ultra high relief smartminting© technology was first applied to the series in 2016 and presents the dolphin and seahorse in the highest relief the series has seen in its 25 year history.
Silver and gold coin shaped like a big skull with smartminting high relief
Following the overall surge in popularity in skull designs and the huge success of the Skull No1 coin and its small gold equivalent, CIT proudly introduces three additional coin skulls in 2017. Headlining the new releases is undoubtedly the Big Skull. A special shape combined with CIT’s smartminting© high relief technology produced an incredible, three dimensional relief on Skull No1 that becomes even more astounding on its hefty half-kilo big brother that ships in a luxurious collector’s box and is limited to 555 pieces. A set of branded cotton gloves for handling this behemoth is included. The direct successor of the 1oz Skull No1 is the gruff Pirate Skull, a derivative of the original with an equally impressive relief and antique finish. Lastly, the little Golden Skull also received a pirate treatment and now features cross bones behind the aged skull.
Pirate Skull silver coin with smartminting relief
Following the overall surge in popularity in skull designs and the huge success of the Skull No1 coin and its small gold equivalent, CIT proudly introduces three additional coin skulls in 2017. Headlining the new releases is undoubtedly the Big Skull. A special shape combined with CIT’s smartminting© high relief technology produced an incredible, three dimensional relief on Skull No1 that becomes even more astounding on its hefty half-kilo big brother that ships in a luxurious collector’s box and is limited to 555 pieces. A set of branded cotton gloves for handling this behemoth is included. The direct successor of the 1oz Skull No1 is the gruff Pirate Skull coin, a derivative of the original with an equally impressive relief and antique finish. Lastly, the little Golden Skull also received a pirate treatment and now features cross bones behind the aged skull.
Set of three scarab silver coins by CIT with smartminting
A new three-coin set will complement the elegant and exclusive Scarab Selection introduced in early 2017. Once again limited to 499 sets, the new collection showcases three high-relief beetles in an array of unique surface finishes, presented in a gorgeous collector’s case. «Beyond the World», a silver scarab on a gilded background introduces the set. Next in line is a black proof scarab holding a dark Swarovski® crystal reminiscent of a «Lunar Eclipse». Completing the second Scarab Selection is a rosegold scarab shining like a «Solitary Flame» on a silver surface.
The seven summits Mount Everest silver coin
The seven summits have featured on several coin series over the years including CIT’s Mountains and Flora coins. At ANA 2016 however, CIT launched the highly exclusive and limited «The 7 Summits» coin collection, which for the first time presents the seven peaks in breathtaking topographic smartminting© relief detailing every mountain and valley in five ounces of fine silver. Successor to the series initiator «Denali» will be Mount Everest, the world’s highest and most famous peak. Minted in highly detailed, three dimensional topographic relief with a refined selective color application that accentuates the mountain ridges and valleys, «Everest» is a breathtakingly beautiful and fascinating numismatic work of art.
Silver coin with Cobra snake portrait and colored smartminting relief by CIT
Already in its third year, the Magnificent Life collection featured a brilliant male peacock in 2015 followed by the delicate wasp spider in 2016. The collection’s signature concave reverse side is this year adorned by a majestic cobra spreading its hood in defense.The smartminting© relief with selective gloss and coloring complements the cupped proof surface to bring the snake to life. Around 30 species of cobra are found from South Africa to South East Asia. They poses a very potent neurotoxic venom that some species, so-called spitting cobras, are even able spray at the eyes of an attacker.
«Angel» represents the first coin CIT has produced for the Isle of Man. Additionally, it is the first CIT release featuring Jody Clark’s Queen Elizabeth II effigy that replaced Ian Rank Broadley’s design, which adorned countless coins struck between 1998 and 2015. Furthermore, coins issued from 1985 to 1997 carried a design by Raphael Maklouf. Coming full circle, Raphael Maklouf is also the artist of the angel on this new piedfort coin. Struck in impressive smartminting© high relief, it will surely be a significant collector’s item in any collection.
Silver coin with real four leaf clover for good luck charm
A CIT classic, the Ounce of Luck has been issued annually since 2010. The proven design has changed little over the years and so it is noteworthy that the 2018 edition features a slightly reworked design update that stays true to the series history while offering a delicate and modern new look. The Ounce of Luck is once again accompanied by a 1 gram gold version.
Year of the Dog legal tender silver bank note coin with Mongolian Bankhar dog by CIT
In February 2017, CIT presented the first legal tender silver notes series «Skyline Dollars». Now already on its eigth issue, the silver note technology is ready to expand into lunar topics starting with the 2018 Year of the Dog. Issued by Mongolia, the new silver note depicts the Mongol Bankhar, a landrace once commonly kept by nomadic herders and perfectly adapted to the harsh climate and landscape. The first Mongolian lunar silver note is kept in the same specifications as the popular Skyline Dollar series with 5 grams of fine silver spread over 150×70 mm. A traditional small gold coin with a similar design is also available. People who are born in the year of the dog are perceived to be honest, loyal, smart, and friendly.

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Since its foundation in 1970, Coin Invest Trust (CIT) has been a reputable and trusted enterprise in the worldwide coin market. With time CIT’s trading activities have expanded into customised project management for manufacturing legal tender coins and medals. The success of these coin and medal programmes have greatly contributed to CIT’s solid, reliable and growing reputation worldwide.

In recent years close collaboration of CIT and B.H.Mayer Mint have brought forth innovative and revolutionary minting technologies such as Smartminting© and Big Gold Minting (BGM). Ultra high relief coins with a maximum amount of detail in breathtaking diameters – Coin Invest Trust has an unparalleled track record and expertise in creating unique, custom coins that meet the highest quality standards. Its high-profile coins of series like Tiffany Art, Mongolian Wildlife Protection and Evolution of Life set new standards in modern numismatics and have frequently been imitated but never to the superior craftsmanship and design seen in the original works.