Niue Island

August, 2018

Mickey Mouse is 90 and Niue goes full throttle with a full selection of coins, foils and a miniature

By |2018-08-19T14:10:48+00:00August 19th, 2018|Categories: Banknote Style, Gold, Movies & TV, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Mickey Mouse is 90 and Niue goes full throttle with a full selection of coins, foils and a miniature It's a big anniversary for Mickey Mouse with the Dsiney mascot celebrating his 90th birthday. As a flagship event for the New Zealand Mints flagship licence, it was easy to predict there would be at least one silver coin being released to mark the event, but we got a [...]

Star Wars poster coin series continues with the prequel movie Attack of the Clones

By |2018-08-15T14:24:06+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars poster coin series continues with the prequel movie Attack of the Clones 2018 ATTACK OF THE CLONES A pretty cool poster for a lacklustre movie sums up the New Zealand Mint's latest entrant in it's multi-year Star Wars poster series of one-ounce silver coins. Rectangular, as most poster coins are and should be, it's a simple enough affair that fans of the movie (I think [...]

The art of Juan Ortiz adorns Niue’s latest series of Star Trek silver foils for the Next Generation

By |2018-08-05T15:25:11+00:00August 5th, 2018|Categories: Banknote Style, Movies & TV, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The art of Juan Ortiz adorns Niue's latest series of Star Trek silver foils for the Next Generation Good or bad, depending on your love or hate of silver coin notes/foils, the choice of subjects on this new format has increased exponentially as we work our through 2018. The foremost champion of this market has been the New Zealand Mint. With this mints heavy involvement in the [...]

July, 2018

Stormtroopers go ultra high relief with Niue’s latest proof coin from the Star Wars Universe

By |2018-07-29T13:38:16+00:00July 29th, 2018|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Stormtroopers go ultra high relief with Niue's latest proof coin from the Star Wars Universe Our favourite of the various Star Wars coins issued by the New Zealand Mint, their Ultra High Relief range combines the basic style of the excellent Classic Star Wars series, with some more ambitious strikes. Available only in silver however, the lack of gold is offset by an increase in the weight [...]

Maleficent is the second of Disney’s Evil Queens to join the NZ Mint’s latest silver coin series

By |2018-07-23T01:24:21+00:00July 22nd, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Maleficent is the second of Disney's Evil Queens to join the NZ Mint's latest silver coin series 2018 DISNEY VILLAINS - MALEFICENT A new addition to the Disney behemoth, Disney Villains will star more interesting characters than the usual, tedious goodies that tend to populate coins featuring this media giants many properties.  The first coin depicted the Evil Queen and this time out we have another scumbag, [...]

The best Star Wars movie gets a premium foil silver poster release

By |2018-07-01T13:13:07+00:00July 1st, 2018|Categories: Banknote Style, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The best Star Wars movie gets a premium foil silver poster release We've already seen The Empire Strikes Back movie poster in coin form and it was hugely popular as you would expect. Widely considered the best of the franchise, the Empire Strikes Back also has a great looking poster that has become quite iconic in its own right. Now the fans can get a silver version [...]

June, 2018

Disney’s classic Alice in Wonderland movie features on Niue’s latest four-coin set

By |2018-06-24T21:36:20+00:00June 24th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Disney's classic Alice in Wonderland movie features on Niue's latest four-coin set The New Zealand Mint have released another of their rare four-coin sets as part of the ever-growing Disney catalogue. Following a Jungle Book set in 2017, it's the turn of the classic Alice in Wonderland to get the numismatic treatment. Easily one of the best of the Disney classics, Alice in Wonderland is packed full [...]

Darth Vader is wheezing his way back in 2018 with a new bullion coin from Niue and the NZ Mint

By |2018-06-20T15:52:46+00:00June 20th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Bullion, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Darth Vader is wheezing his way back in 2018 with a new bullion coin from Niue and the NZ Mint 2018 DARTH VADER BULLION The latest bullion coin from a company that has embraced that market more than ever recently, the NZ Mint today announce their new 2018 Darth Vader issue. Like the first Vader coin and the subsequent Stormtrooper and Disney issues, this will be available as [...]

After Star Wars silver foil posters it’s the turn of Star Trek The Motion Picture to shine

By |2018-06-17T13:52:59+00:00June 17th, 2018|Categories: Banknote Style, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

After Star Wars silver foil posters it's the turn of Star Trek The Motion Picture to shine The coin note and foil market continues to expand in theme and yet again, it'e the New Zealand Mint driving the wider choice. Following on front the standard banknote-sized issued, the NZ Mint launched a giant 'premium' foil range with a reproduction of the classic Star Wars movie poster. Considerably [...]

Pictorial – New images of the Mint of Poland’s first Great Commanders coin featuring Spartacus

By |2018-06-14T00:33:55+00:00June 14th, 2018|Categories: AgAuShoot, History, Coloured, Military, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Pictorial - New images of the Mint of Poland's first Great Commanders coin featuring Spartacus One of the healthy number of new ancient history and mythology coins emanating from the Mint of Poland, Spartacus is the first coin in a new series called Great Commanders. We've already posted about this one, but that article relied on the early renders to get across how well the coin had been [...]

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