Niue Island

May, 2018

Vesta, the second largest body in the asteroid belt, inspires new coins from Niue and Cook Islands

By | 2018-05-23T19:16:54+00:00 May 23rd, 2018|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Silver, Cook Islands, Mint of Poland, Numiscollect, Niue Island|

Vesta, the second largest body in the asteroid belt, inspires new coins from Niue and Cook Islands One of the most popular genres in modern coins over the last decade, meteorite coins also attract a very high standard of quality as well. Chief amongst them is Numiscollects 'Meteorites' and the Mint of Polands 'Solar System' ranges. Coincidentally, both have released their 2018 issues at the same time [...]

World exclusive. SK Bullion release their first collectors coin with Asiatic Lion Skull in high relief

By | 2018-05-18T13:33:07+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Categories: Nature, Silver, Niue Island, SK Bullion|

World exclusive. SK Bullion release their first collectors coin with Asiatic Lion Skull in high relief Singapore-based bullion coin dealer SK Bullion has taken things to the next step with the launch of their first collectible silver coin. The debut issue in a new series called The Beasts Skull, these two-ounce fine silver coins look at some of the endangered wildlife species that populate the Asian subcontinent. [...]

Evolution of Earth silver coin series is back for a third annual outing sporting a high relief ammonite

By | 2018-05-14T20:40:17+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Categories: Gilded, Nature, Ruthenium, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Evolution of Earth silver coin series is back for a third annual outing sporting a high relief ammonite Following hot on the heels of the outstanding Evolution of Life series by Coin Invest Trust, the Mint of Poland launched its own series called Evolution of Earth. There have been two issues to date - a Trilobite and a Nummulite, both aping the format of the CIT series. That format [...]

The pivotal Battle of Marathon between Greece and Persia is the sixth Battle That Changed History

By | 2018-05-13T18:03:24+00:00 May 13th, 2018|Categories: History, Coloured, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The pivotal Battle of Marathon between Greece and Persia is the sixth Battle That Changed History Another entrant in one of the New Zealand Mints ongoing series, The Battle of Marathon is the sixth coin in the Battles That Changed History range. Without question a battle that deserves inclusion in a series with that title, Marathon was a crucial victory for Greek, and by association Western civilisation. [...]

April, 2018

The latest Disney silver coin series stars the characters we all love to hate – the villains

By | 2018-04-29T21:10:51+00:00 April 29th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The latest Disney silver coin series stars the characters we all love to hate - the villains The Disney juggernaut rolls on from the New Zealand Mint with the debut of a spiritual sister-series to the Princesses range from a couple of years ago. Called Disney Villains, it aims to showcase the characters that, let's be honest, are the real stars of the movies. First out [...]

Star Trek Original Series coin note set wraps up with Chekov and Spock

By | 2018-04-22T12:46:20+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Banknote Style, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Trek Original Series coin note set wraps up with Chekov and Spock One of the new wave of silver coin notes being issued by the New Zealand Mint throughout 2018, the Star Trek Original Series set is an attractive homage to the series that fans are sure to enjoy. Not one for the traditional coin collector perhaps, these have appeal to fans of the series [...]

The Fantastic Worlds of Jules Verne is the inspiration for the Czech Mints latest limited silver series

By | 2018-04-20T21:05:36+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Czech Mint, Niue Island|

The Fantastic Worlds of Jules Verne is the inspiration for the Czech Mints latest limited silver series The French novelist Jules Verne (8 February 1828 – 24 March 1905) is the second-most translated author of the last 50 years, just behind Agatha Christie and it's easy to see why. The sense of spectacle and wonder weaved in his novels has near universal appeal - appearing in countless [...]

Space mining is the unusual subject of the Mint of Poland’s latest silver meteorite coin

By | 2018-04-19T08:43:15+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Space mining is the unusual subject of the Mint of Poland's latest silver meteorite coin One of the most popular genres in modern commemorative coins, meteorites and astronomy always seems to find a healthy audience. Silver coins with actual embedded meteorite fragments have been available for over a decade, with Coin Invest Trust having a long-running presence in the market, and the Mint of Poland closely following [...]

Niue and the Helvetic Mint start their Dark Beauties coin series with Cassandra, Princess of Troy

By | 2018-04-17T21:48:21+00:00 April 17th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Helvetic Mint, Niue Island|

Niue and the Helvetic Mint start their Dark Beauties coin series with Cassandra, Princess of Troy The Helvetic Mint are releasing a beautiful first coin in a new series called Dark Beauties that depicts the ancient prophetess, Cassandra. A staple of Ancient Greek mythology, Cassandra is  always described as being an intelligent, beautiful woman, desired by the god Apollo, so if you're going to start a series [...]

Darth Vader wraps up the Star Wars: A New Hope coin note series

By | 2018-04-16T09:10:42+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Banknote Style, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Darth Vader wraps up the Star Wars: A New Hope coin note series The New Zealand Mints, Star Wars A New Hope coin note series completes today with the launch of the movies big bad, Darth Vader. No changes to the design or spec, as you'd expect, and this one slots into the album that came with the debut Luke Skywalker coin along with the other five [...]