Niue Island

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 [...]

Beloved animated movie series Toy Story, is the latest to join Disney’s expanding coin lineup

By | 2017-12-06T12:59:37+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Beloved animated movie series Toy Story, is the latest to join Disney's expanding coin lineup The New Zealand Mint is expanding its range of Disney Pixar coins with an issue celebrating one of the best loved and widely regarded animated movies of all time - Toy Story.  A ground-breaking movie that has spawned two sequels with a third on the way, we certainly can't argue with the [...]

November, 2017

Doctor Who is back on coins with the launch of a swansong for Peter Capaldi’s twelfth doctor

By | 2017-11-29T13:24:48+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Doctor Who is back on coins with the launch of a swansong for Peter Capaldi's twelfth doctor When the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who came around back in 2013, the New Zealand Mint was on point to issue a range of silver and gold commemorative coins to mark the milestone event. Hugely successful,  the range debuted with a TARDIS coin in some innovative packaging, before moving on to a [...]

Last of Scottsdale Mints Biblical Series for 2017 features Gustave Dore’s Magi from the East

By | 2017-11-28T23:32:39+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, Scottsdale Mint|

Last of Scottsdale Mints Biblical Series for 2017 features Gustave Dore's Magi from the East The eighteenth coin in Scottsdale mints ambitious ‘Biblical Series’ wraps up the six releases due in 2017 and with Christmas fast approaching it appropriately has the story of the Three Wise Men as its subject. Using the art of famed woodcut specialist Paul Gustave Dore, this latest coin continues the style and format [...]

Star Wars Ships bows out after six coins with Darth Vader’s TIE/Advanced fighter blueprint

By | 2017-11-26T12:53:56+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Ships bows out after six coins with Darth Vader's TIE/Advanced fighter blueprint Star Wars Ships is a coloured silver coin series from the New Zealand Mint that debuted earlier this year and with the release of this sixth coin, is coming to an end. Depicting iconic vessels from the huge variety that populate the Star Wars universe, it does so by eschewing action scenes and [...]

Mint of Poland celebrates Audubons Birds with a silver coin series showcasing his beloved art

By | 2017-11-25T07:01:59+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Nature, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Mint of Poland celebrates Audubons Birds with a silver coin series showcasing his beloved art One of the most impressive and well-loved feats in natural history literature, John James Audobon's epic Birds of America book is also one of the most sought after works in history. Even at the time of publication it was much admired. King George IV of Britain and the French monarchy were subscribers [...]

One in the eye for Harold! Battle of Hastings is the latest pivotal battle in the Niue silver coin series

By | 2017-11-19T22:30:22+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Categories: History, Coloured, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

One in the eye for Harold! Battle of Hastings is the latest pivotal battle in the Niue silver coin series Time for the fourth coin in the New Zealand Mints successor series to its Warriors of History series - Battles That Changed History. With the first three coins set in a period of just 35 years from 1781 to 1815, we're finally heading back to a whole [...]

Parisian producer, Art Mint debuts its beautiful Celestial Bodies range of silver coins

By | 2017-11-17T11:24:46+00:00 November 17th, 2017|Categories: Culture, Art Mint, Coloured, Gilded, Inserts, Silver, Niue Island|

Parisian producer Art Mint debuts its beautiful Celestial Bodies range of silver coins We first saw images of this new series from Art Mint way back in Berlin in February. The three coin part gilded series was called Celestial Bodies and featured stylised representations of the sun and the moon. Fast forward to today and the series has arrived in a newly enhance format and with some [...]

Classic Star Wars trilogy movie poster coin series wraps up with Return of the Jedi

By | 2017-11-09T11:48:28+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Classic Star Wars trilogy movie poster coin series wraps up with Return of the Jedi Incredibly popular on release, the first of the New Zealand Mints new Star Wars Poster series, 40th Anniversary Star Wars movie poster, sold out very quickly and was quickly followed by a similar performance when Empire Strikes Back debuted. Now's the time for the last of the original trilogy, Return of the Jedi, to [...]

Star Wars Classic coin series wraps up 2017 with the enigmatic fan favourite bounty hunter, Boba Fett

By | 2017-11-06T10:55:02+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Categories: Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Classic coin series wraps up 2017 with the enigmatic fan favourite bounty hunter, Boba Fett Classic Star Wars has been a hugely popular range of gold and silver coins and for good reason. Taking characters from this iconic movie franchise and presenting them in a classic, gimmick-free way has obviously resonated with collectors. Beautiful designs have certainly helped, aided by a series of movies jam-packed [...]