Niue Island

June, 2017

Disney’s 1930’s poster coin series continues with the Silly Symphony short ‘Flowers and Trees’

By | 2017-06-18T22:28:02+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Disney's 1930's poster coin series continues with the Silly Symphony short 'Flowers and Trees' The second of the New Zealand Mint's new Disney Posters of the 1930's series of rectangular silver coins appears today and in a nice change of direction eschews the ubiquitous mouse for one of the much loved Silly Symphony cartoons. First shown 85 years ago in July 1932, Flowers and Trees was the first animated [...]

Warrior of History silver coin series mounts horseback with the Mongol Hordes

By | 2017-06-18T11:41:45+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, History, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Warrior of History silver coin series mounts horseback with the Mongol Hordes The latest in what we think is the New Zealand Mint's best non-licenced coin series at the moment, Warriors of History debuts today and is the eighth to do so since it kicked off last year. Featuring some of the warrior classes from around the world and throughout time that have greatly impacted either their [...]

Great Cities silver coin series continues on its global journey with a stop at Japan’s capital, Tokyo

By | 2017-06-10T01:08:37+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Categories: Architecture, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Great Cities silver coin series continues on its global journey with a stop at Japan's capital, Tokyo Another of the lower-key coin series issued by the New Zealand Mint is debuting its fifth entrant today. Great Cities is a one-ounce fine silver series depicting the skylines of some of the worlds major capitals. Following London, New York, Shanghai and Copenhagen, Tokyo finds itself the latest metropolis for [...]

Fascinating World of Birds series of proof silver coins from Niue continues with the Goldfinch

By | 2017-06-10T14:21:04+00:00 June 10th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Fascinating World of Birds series of proof silver coins from Niue continues with the Goldfinch Very similar in concept and execution to the horse themed series we looked at yesterday, The Fascinating World of Birds is another of those signature series of nature coins the Mint of Poland regularly issues for Niue Island. The latest coin depicts the Goldfinch and is the fifth in the series to [...]

Battles That Changed History series of silver coins launches with the Battle of Yorktown

By | 2017-06-07T13:10:10+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, History, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Battles That Changed History series of silver coins launches with the Battle of Yorktown Apart from the plethora of licenced popular culture coins that are produced by the New Zealand Mint, they also release quite a few limited series themed around history or nature. One of the best and most popular of recent years seems to be their Warriors of History range. Antique-finished and with selective colour, [...]

Mans Best Friend: Horses, adds two new coins to a growing series from Niue Island

By | 2017-06-02T12:53:23+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Mans Best Friend: Horses, adds two new coins to a growing series from Niue Island One of the many Mint of Poland coin series featuring animals from all corners of the globe, Mans Best Friends in its various incarnations stays nearer to home by showing off those creatures closest to us. With series featuring the more obvious cats and dogs having been running for a while now, [...]

Art Mint debuts a beautiful new Four Seasons series of proof silver coins with ‘Spring’

By | 2017-06-04T16:53:55+00:00 June 1st, 2017|Categories: Art Mint, Nature, Inserts, Silver, Niue Island|

Art Mint debuts a beautiful new Four Seasons series of proof silver coins with 'Spring' Parisian coin producer Art Mint has debuted the first in a new four-coin series celebrating the four seasons. A coin producer with a great track record of high-quality issues in the silver commemorative coin market, Art Mint have previously released such fine coins as the Mandala series, the Cat, and Oedipus and [...]

May, 2017

Helvetic Mint’s ‘Animal Skin’ series of silver coins heads back home for the domestic cat

By | 2017-05-25T12:57:42+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Helvetic Mint, Niue Island|

Helvetic Mint's 'Animal Skin' series of silver coins heads back home for the domestic cat Now on its sixth release, the Helvetic Mint's unusual 'Animal Skin' series of oval silver coins has moved away from the exotic for 2017 and gone with the familiar domestic cat. The series debuted in 2012 with the Blue Iguana, a coin that experienced some decent appreciation at the time, and the [...]

Scottsdales Biblical Stories launches Jacob, the third issue of 2017 in its epic silver coin series

By | 2017-05-24T13:55:13+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdales Biblical Stories launches Jacob, the third issue of 2017 in its epic silver coin series Scottsdale Mint’s hugely ambitious ‘Biblical Series’ continues with the third of six coins due for release in 2017 making its debut. Struck in two ounces of fine silver, the coins are high-relief, rimless and sport an antique finish. This new coin reproduces another of Gustave Dore's numerous woodcuts of scenes from [...]

Disney’s classic past reproduced with a rectangular coin featuring the 1932 movie Mickey’s Revue

By | 2017-05-11T21:31:02+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Disney's classic past reproduced with a rectangular coin featuring the 1932 movie Mickey's Revue Along with Star Wars, the huge well of history from Disney's past is regularly dipped into by the New Zealand Mint and it's never better when they look at the early days of this now gigantic media juggernaut. Classic Disney has thrown up some superb proof coin designs, so now the NZ Mint [...]