Niue Island

February, 2018

Scottsdale Mints Biblical Series back with its first 2018 release – Noahs Dove

By | 2018-02-22T10:39:42+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mints Biblical Series back with its first 2018 release - Noahs Dove We're entering the fourth year of Scottsdales epic Biblical coin series and the first release of the six due in 2018 is based on Gustave Dore's A Dove Is Sent Forth from the Ark. Produced in two ounces of fine silver, rimless and antique-finished, these coins have appeal to art and religious coin collectors. [...]

Star Wars A New Hope silver coin notes continue with Obi Wan and the droids

By | 2018-02-21T15:01:11+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Categories: Banknote Style, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars A New Hope silver coin notes continue with Obi Wan and the droids The second and third in the New Zealand Mints new Star Wars: A New Hope coin notes have been released today and feature the Jedi Master Obi WanKenobi and the droid double act, C3PO & R2D2. A seven coin set, these will add to the first coin that depicted Luke Skywalker and will sit [...]

The Jedi Master Yoda is the latest Star Wars character to get the ultra high relief treatment

By | 2018-02-14T12:09:42+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The Jedi Master Yoda is the latest Star Wars character to get the ultra high relief treatment The third coin in the New Zealand Mints ultra high relief (UHR) range of Star Wars character coins is here and it's the Jedi Master Yoda getting the attention. Like  Darth Vader and Han Solo, the coin is struck in two-ounces of silver. Unlike the relatively disappointing Han Solo coin that rehashed [...]

New Zealand Mint increases its presence in the coin note market with the debut of Disney Princesses

By | 2018-02-11T21:50:43+00:00 February 11th, 2018|Categories: Banknote Style, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

New Zealand Mint increases its presence in the coin note market with the debut of Disney Princesses The New Zealand Mint seemingly has big plans for the coin note format and after the launch of Star Wars and a surprise Star Trek, they've returned to their venerable Disney licence for another new series. Having previously appeared on an extensive range of gold and silver coins, Disney Princesses [...]

January, 2018

Victory over the Space Invaders celebrated forty years on with a lenticular silver coin

By | 2018-01-31T11:17:16+00:00 January 31st, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Science, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Victory over the Space Invaders celebrated forty years on with a lenticular silver coin Without question one of the most famous video games of all time, Space Invaders has become a legend in the gaming community. Created by Japanese programmer Tomohiro Nishikado in 1978 for Taito, this simple shooting game became a world-wide phenomenon that remains to this day. A version for the cult Atari 2600 (VCS) [...]

WMF18 – Great Commanders UHR. Mint of Poland launches impressive new series with Spartacus

By | 2018-01-30T12:52:57+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Categories: History, Gilded, People, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Great Commanders in high relief. Mint of Poland launches impressive new series with Spartacus It seems there's going to be little in the way of ancient mythology coins losing any popularity in 2018 if the early roster of releases is to be believed. There are some quite superb new designs coming over the next couple of weeks as we head into Berlin for the World Money Fair [...]

An early peek at the Mint of Poland’s Amber Art Renaissance art-architectural coin

By | 2018-01-25T19:08:20+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Categories: Architecture, Art & Literature, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

An early peek at the Mint of Poland's Amber Art Renaissance art-architectural coin Back in November 2016, the Mint of Poland (Mennica Polska), launched a new art-architectrual coin, the first in a whole new series, called Amber Art Baroque. The series is called Amber Art because it uses a piece of polished, translucent amber on the reverse face, behind which is an engraved representation of a piece of [...]

New Zealand Mint debuts its first Star Trek coins with a new silver note collection

By | 2018-01-24T09:59:55+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Categories: Banknote Style, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

New Zealand Mint debuts its first Star Trek coins with a new silver note collection With the early launch of a new series of Star Wars silver coin notes a couple of days ago, the New Zealand Mint are clearly excited about the new format for 2018. What has surprised us however, is their first foray into Star Trek, usually the preserve of the Perth and Royal [...]

Silver coin notes meet popular culture head on with a new original Star Wars series

By | 2018-01-21T11:33:07+00:00 January 21st, 2018|Categories: Banknote Style, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Silver coin notes meet popular culture head on with a new original Star Wars series Popularised by Coin Invest Trust last year with their range of city-based Skyline Dollars, the banknote coin format attracted a few extra members in 2017, most notably with the New Zealand Mint bringing their Disney juggernaut to play. We feel that 2018 will either be the year the format explodes in popularity, [...]

December, 2017

The Roaring Lion of Judah launches a new silver bullion coin series from Niue Island

By | 2017-12-10T14:51:23+00:00 December 10th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Silver, Niue Island|

The Roaring Lion of Judah launches a new silver bullion coin series from Niue Island One of the growing number of silver bullion coins that have appeared through 2017, this first in a new series takes a popular natural history theme and mixes it up with some religion and history. Called the Roaring Lio of Judah, it takes an ancient Middle-Eastern symbol, one mentioned in the Bible [...]