Niue Island

October, 2017

Star Wars Stromtrooper goes to war with the Bullion Rebellion with gold and silver coins

By | 2017-10-12T08:28:30+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Stromtrooper goes to war with the Bullion Rebellion with gold and silver coins After years of just ticking along with low-mintage Fijiian Taku bullion coins, the New Zealand Mint has embraced the bullion coin market over the last couple of years with a lunar range, and now a selection of coins featuring elements of their big popular culture franchises. Disney has seen both a lunar [...]

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is 80 years old and Niue celebrates with gold and silver coins

By | 2017-10-07T20:16:16+00:00 October 8th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is 80 years old and Niue celebrates with gold and silver coins The Disney coin juggernaut continues on with a celebration of one of the most important movies in the whole of Disney history - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The first animated full-length feature film from this iconic studio, the story of Snow White was adapted from one of the tales [...]

Battles That Changed History goes nautical with Nelson and the pivotal Battle of Trafalgar

By | 2017-10-05T12:54:55+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Categories: History, Coloured, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Battles That Changed History goes nautical with Nelson and the pivotal Battle of Trafalgar Battles That Changed History by the New Zealand Mint is the successor series to the very popular Warriors of History range. Done in the same style - antiqued finished with a coloured figure - we see no reason that these shouldn't prove equally as popular. Now on the third release, the focus has [...]

Mickey Through the Ages coin series series wraps up with the 1983 classic, Mickey’s Christmas Carol

By | 2017-10-01T18:21:51+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Mickey Through the Ages coin series series wraps up with the 1983 classic, Mickey's Christmas Carol The curtain comes down on what has been a fine numismatic tribute to Walt Disney's biggest creation, Mickey Mouse. The eighth coin in a set featuring many of the rodents most iconic performances from the 1930's to the 1980's, Mickey Through the Ages has encapsulated much of what people find appealing about [...]

September, 2017

New Zealand Mint expands its bullion range with a Disney themed lunar in silver and gold

By | 2017-09-30T12:18:54+00:00 September 30th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Lunar Calendar, Gold, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

New Zealand Mint expands its bullion range with a Disney themed lunar in silver and gold The lunar bullion coin market continues to expand with a new entry from a producer that has increased its presence in this market over the last couple of years - the New Zealand Mint. Standard ranges like the Niue Turtle and the regular lunars have been added to with a range [...]

Art Mint launches the second of its Four Seasons coins with a tribute to summers nature

By | 2017-09-29T00:27:05+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Categories: Art Mint, Nature, Inserts, Silver, Niue Island|

Art Mint launches the second of its Four Seasons coins with a tribute to summers nature After the debut of the first in their new 'Four Seasons' series of coins back in June, Art Mint has launched the second of the four. Designed by artist Miroslav Hric, a regular collaborator with Art Mint, each glorifies the nature of one of the four seasons. A fine idea and [...]

The killing of Abel by his brother Cain is the latest Biblical coin from Scottsdale

By | 2017-09-27T18:30:13+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, Scottsdale Mint|

The killing of Abel by his brother Cain is the latest Biblical coin from Scottsdale Scottsdale’s latest ‘Biblical Series’ coin, the fifth of six for 2017 and the seventeenth overall, is released today and available from APMEX as usual. An ambitious series based on the work of acclaimed nineteenth-century woodcut artist, Paul Gustave Dore, each two-ounce fine silver coin depicts one of the scores of illustrations undertaken by [...]

The Rebel Alliance Snowspeeder from The Empire Strikes back is blueprinted in silver

By | 2017-09-23T21:58:32+00:00 September 24th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The Rebel Alliance Snowspeeder from The Empire Strikes back is blueprinted in silver Rapidly working its way through the line-up of vehicles in the Star Wars Universe, the New Zealand Mints Star Wars Ships series of coloured silver coins is now on its fifth release. Previous issues have featured the Millennium Falcon, the Imperial Star Destroyer, the X-Wing starfighter, and the Tie Fighter. This time we're closer [...]

New Zealand Mint launches its 2018 lunar bullion coin programme with a one ounce pair

By | 2017-09-21T21:10:56+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Culture, Gold, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

New Zealand Mint launches its 2018 lunar bullion coin programme with a one ounce pair The New Zealand Mints new lunar bullion coins are now out in the wild and are the fourth annual release in what should be a full twelve-coin lunar cycle. Unlike their contemporaries at the Perth Mint, the range of available sizes is restricted to just a single gold and a single silver [...]

Early peek at the 2017 Wildlife Family silver coin reveals an ultra high relief Wolf design

By | 2017-09-19T14:16:07+00:00 September 19th, 2017|Categories: Nature, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Early peek at the 2017 Wildlife Family silver coin reveals an ultra high relief Wolf design One of the Mint of Polands numerous wildlife series, the Pela-Coins commissioned Wildlife Family has always been a little different from the mints many coloured 17.5 gram coin ranges. Eschewing the usual proof finish, this is a line closer in concept to CIT's award-winning Wildlife Protection coins. Struck to a high-relief and [...]