Niue Island

August, 2017

Star Wars movie poster series continues with fan favourite, The Empire Strikes Back

By | 2017-08-14T13:59:19+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars movie poster series continues with fan favourite, The Empire Strikes Back A new departure from the Star Wars ranges put out by the New Zealand Mint, the 40th Anniversary Star Wars movie poster coin turned out to be an absolute smash hit, selling out quickly and being sought after on the aftermarket. It comes as no surprise that the mint is continuing with the series [...]

The Nightmare Before Christmas debuts on the New Zealand Mints latest Disney release

By | 2017-08-07T12:27:12+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The Nightmare Before Christmas debuts on the New Zealand Mints latest Disney release A nice change from the usual Disney ranges of coins coming out of the New Zealand Mints extensive programme is a coin celebrating a movie that is itself a little off-piste for Disney. The Nightmare Before Christmas was a bit darker than the usual Disney movie, no doubt through the involvement of stylish movie director Tim [...]

World Exclusive: Mexican Surrealist painter has his amazing work showcased on a new silver coin series

By | 2017-08-07T13:19:29+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, Niue Island|

Mexican Surrealist painter has his amazing work showcased on a new silver coin series Art has always been popular on coins and never more than now as new technologies aimed at modern numismatics have broadened just what is possible reproducing them. While most mints play safe and stick with the famous masters, this new collaborative issue from Coins Boutique and European Mint has brought something more esoteric [...]

Battles That Changed History continues with the decisive defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo

By | 2017-08-02T21:17:23+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Categories: History, Coloured, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Battles That Changed History continues with the decisive defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo The New Zealand Mints companion series to their Warriors of History range called ‘Battles That Changed History’ has seen a second release. Jumping from the New World to the Old, an incredibly pivotal battle in the history of Europe and the wider world is featured; the Battle of Waterloo. Putting paid to Napoleon's [...]

July, 2017

Scottsdale Mint depicts Jesus holding back the waves on its latest Biblical series silver coin

By | 2017-07-28T13:23:54+00:00 July 28th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Silver, Niue Island, Scottsdale Mint|

Scottsdale Mint depicts Jesus holding back the waves on its latest Biblical series silver coin Scottsdale Mint’s latest ‘Biblical Series’ coin debuts today and is the fourth of six coins due for release in 2017 and the sixteenth overall. Struck in two ounces of fine silver, the coins are high-relief, rimless and sport an antique finish. This new coin reproduces a Gustave Dore's woodcut of a scene [...]

Classic Star Wars continues its run through the main characters with the translation droid C-3PO

By | 2017-07-25T11:31:03+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Categories: Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Classic Star Wars continues its run through the main characters with the translation droid C-3PO Easily the best of the movie licence coins currently being produced in our opinion, Classic Star Wars features major characters from one of the mosst successful franchises in cinema history. Now on its ninth release, previous issues have been Darth Vader, Han Solo, Yoda, R2-D2, Princess Leia, Obi-Wan Kenobi,  Luke Skywalker and [...]

From the sea to the air, Niue’s glow in the dark series features the Glowworm

By | 2017-07-24T18:47:45+00:00 July 24th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Nature, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

From the sea to the air, Niue's glow in the dark series features the Glowworm Another of the Mint of Polands many 17.5 gram silver nature coin series, Bioluminescent Animals has a slower release schedule than many of its siblings, just a single coin annually. Debuting last year with a jellyfish design, this latest coin is the second in the series to be revealed. Taking a look at creatures [...]

Helvetic Mints stylish Swiss Wildlife series welcomes its fifth silver coin with the Golden Eagle

By | 2017-07-21T13:04:10+00:00 July 21st, 2017|Categories: Nature, Silver, Helvetic Mint, Niue Island|

Helvetic Mints stylish Swiss Wildlife series welcomes its fifth silver coin with the Golden Eagle One of the pioneers of ultra high relief (UHR) coin strikes and a company still pushing boundaries today, the Helvetic Mint has been producing this type of coin for many years now and one of its most popular UHR series has recieved its fifth entrant. Called Swiss Wildlife, this one-ounce fine silver [...]

Bambi, one of the all-time great animated movies is 75 years old and the NZ Mint celebrates

By | 2017-07-17T05:47:59+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Categories: Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Bambi, one of the all-time great animated movies is 75 years old and the NZ Mint celebrates Widely considered one of the finest of the early animated movies by Disney, Bambi tells the story of the early life of a fawn. Because it was released in the middle of the Second World War, it wasn't a box-office success on its initial cinema run, but subsequent runs have [...]

The Empires classic TIE Fighter schematics adorn the latest Star Wars Ships silver coin

By | 2017-07-10T14:30:26+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The Empires classic TIE Fighter schematics adorn the latest Star Wars Ships silver coin The fourth coin in the New Zealand Mint's new Star Wars Ships series of coloured silver coins depicts a craft even more iconic than the X-Wing - the Imperial TIE Fighter. Following earlier 2017 releases featuring the legendary Millennium Falcon, the powerful Imperial Star Destroyer and the X-Wing starfighter, this coin depictis the [...]