Niue Island

November, 2018

Disney bullion coin range grows with the addition of a Mickey Mouse 90th anniversary design

By |2018-11-14T22:13:59+00:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Bullion, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Disney bullion coin range grows with the addition of a Mickey Mouse 90th anniversary design This year is the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse and the New Zealand Mint has been marking the occasion with a full range of numismatics and more. One thing missing was a bullion coin, but even that niche is now filled with the debut of a new pair  to join their previous issues [...]

Star Wars The Force Awakens appears on silver foils for the first time with a new series from Niue

By |2018-11-13T21:33:06+00:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars The Force Awakens appears on silver foils for the first time with a new series from Niue Unless you've been living under a numismatic-free rock for the last few years, you'll no doubt be aware of the New Zealand Mint's expansive Star Wars range. From the superb Classic Star Wars character series - now 14 coins old - to colour coins for the new movies, [...]

Ooooooh Bahnahnah!! The Minions wish you a numismatic seasonal greeting from the beach in Niue

By |2018-11-12T14:29:28+00:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island|

Ooooooh Bahnahnah!! The Minions wish you a numismatic seasonal greeting from the beach in Niue There are usually quite a few Christmas coins hitting stores around this time and many producers, especially national mints from around the world, will release a coin to celebrate. This year has seen some interesting issues that tie in with the increase in popular culture licencing. The NZ Mint debuted [...]

Sixth in the Mint of Poland’s excellent meteorite series features the ancient Upheaval Dome impact site

By |2018-11-08T09:20:40+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Nature, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Sixth in the Mint of Poland's excellent meteorite series features the ancient Upheaval Dome impact site Some of our favourite coins of the last few years have been those featuring meteorites. Always an interesting subject anyway, the combination of geological design and meteorite fragment has certainly gained its fanbase. Several producers have dabbled in the market, but the two big guns are CIT Coin Invest, who have been [...]

The beautiful and distinctive South American Toucan appears in style on the European Mints latest coin

By |2018-11-01T09:58:49+00:00November 1st, 2018|Categories: Nature, Silver, European Mint, Niue Island|

The beautiful and distinctive South American Toucan appears in style on the European Mints latest coin Bright, colourful, loud and in Brazil. No, it's not the Mardi Gras, it's the Toucan. One of the most amazing looking of all birds, the Toucan doesn't actually have a big presence in modern numismatics - quite strange given the proliferation of colour that has entered the market over the last [...]

October, 2018

Stormtroopers – the cannon fodder of the universe get their very own Classic Star Wars collector coins

By |2018-10-29T21:12:48+00:00October 29th, 2018|Categories: Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Stormtroopers - the cannon fodder of the universe get their very own Classic Star Wars collector coins Classic Star Wars, the first coin series from the New Zealand Mint to feature the iconic science-fiction universe, now has a new entrant. Fourteen coins in, the Imperial Stormtroopers finally get to be showcased on this very popular series. This is the first time a group, rather than a specific [...]

Darth Liberace puts in a silver foil appearance with the strangest Star Wars issue yet

By |2018-10-29T00:38:17+00:00October 29th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Darth Liberace puts in a silver foil appearance with the strangest Star Wars issue yet It's certainly been the year of the foil at the New Zealand Mint. They have expended a lot of effort into popularising this relatively new format, and with their large and varied media properties, they're better placed than others to do so. We've already seen plenty of Disney and Star Trek foils, and obviously Star [...]

Exclusive first look. Mayan Calendar features on the Mint of Poland’s latest high relief coin

By |2018-10-23T13:39:46+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Culture, History, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Exclusive first look. Mayan Calendar features on the Mint of Poland's latest high relief coin It seems that after a long period of under-representation in numismatics, even given the huge popularity of ancient mythology recently, the Mesoamerican civilisations are finally seeing some cool coin designs highlighting elements of their art and their legends. The best of the new breed in our opinion, was the recent Numiscollect coin depicting [...]

The Peacock is back, this time in crystal-adorned form from the Mint of Poland

By |2018-10-23T00:42:15+00:00October 22nd, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

The Peacock is back, this time in crystal-adorned form from the Mint of Poland As one of the most beautiful creatures in the animal kingdom, the peacock was obviously going to attract some attention in the burgeoning wildlife coin market. One of the finest depictions came back in 2015 when CIT Coin Invest surprised collectors with the debut of a new series called Magnificent Life. [...]

Scottsdale’s epic multi-year Biblical Series welcomes its 23rd release

By |2018-10-18T14:36:25+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale's epic multi-year Biblical Series welcomes its 23rd release Now in its fourth year, Scottsdale Mints Biblical Series is an epic range of coins based on the work of 19th century French wood engraver, Paul Gustave Louis Christophe Doré. Known for his unique style and prolific output, Dore produced a large number of biblical works for a book in 1866. That's fortunate for Scottsdale as the completed set is [...]

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