Banknote / Foil

November, 2018

Star Wars The Force Awakens appears on silver foils for the first time with a new series from Niue

By |2018-11-13T21:33:06+00:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars The Force Awakens appears on silver foils for the first time with a new series from Niue Unless you've been living under a numismatic-free rock for the last few years, you'll no doubt be aware of the New Zealand Mint's expansive Star Wars range. From the superb Classic Star Wars character series - now 14 coins old - to colour coins for the new movies, [...]

Sell out AC/DC coins joined by a new vinyl-style Highway To Hell silver foil from CIT

By |2018-11-08T22:23:45+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

Sell out AC/DC coins joined by a new vinyl-style Highway To Hell silver foil from CIT Now I can't say I'm an AC/DC fan personally, but it's clear this is an absolute juggernaut of a band. A long history and strong catalogue of hit albums ensure they're one of the greats. Depsite that, we were surprised to see AC/DC coins from both CIT Coin Invest [...]

Skyline Dollars continue with three Asian cities added, including the topical Pyongyang

By |2018-11-08T14:35:05+00:00November 8th, 2018|Categories: Architecture, News Nuggets, Banknote / Foil, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

Skyline Dollars continue with three Asian cities added, including the topical Pyongyang With the addition of these three new issues at the Beijing International Coin Exposition, CIT's Skyline Dollar series is now thirteen issues big. A range that CIT used to help bring the new silver coin note format to popular attention, it seems to be quite popular and a nice way to get banknote [...]

October, 2018

Darth Liberace puts in a silver foil appearance with the strangest Star Wars issue yet

By |2018-10-29T00:38:17+00:00October 29th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Darth Liberace puts in a silver foil appearance with the strangest Star Wars issue yet It's certainly been the year of the foil at the New Zealand Mint. They have expended a lot of effort into popularising this relatively new format, and with their large and varied media properties, they're better placed than others to do so. We've already seen plenty of Disney and Star Trek foils, and obviously Star [...]

Last of the original Star Wars trilogy gets its poster on a premium silver foil

By |2018-10-14T12:57:38+00:00October 14th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Last of the original Star Wars trilogy gets its poster on a premium silver foil Despite having already appeared on the NZ Mints poster coin series, the reissue on the mints large premium silver foils is still welcome as they seem a better fit for the artwork. While the original coins were 53 x 36 mm in size, these giant foils expand out to a huge 262 x 175 [...]

September, 2018

Star Trek Next Generation foils coming thick and fast with two more in the seven issue series now out

By |2018-09-16T22:06:30+00:00September 16th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Trek Next Generation foils coming thick and fast with two more in the seven issue series now out 2018 STAR TREK NEXT GEN FOIL SERIES In what has been a very rapid release schedule, the New Zealand Mint has issued the fifth and sixth foils in its Star Trek Next Generation series of seven. The first release, Encounter at Farpoint, only debuted in early August, so [...]

Fan favourite Trek movie, The Wrath of Khan, is immortalised on a new premium silver foil

By |2018-09-16T14:08:23+00:00September 16th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Fan favourite Trek movie, The Wrath of Khan, is immortalised on a new premium silver foil One of the New Zealand Mint's premium foil ranges, Star Trek Movies reproduces some of the original classic movie posters on the mints biggest silver foil format. Called Premium Silver Foil, these are way bigger than the more numerous banknote-sized coin-notes, and they come in at an expansive 262 x 175 [...]

Juan Ortiz penned Star Trek Next Generation foil series sees releases 3 and 4

By |2018-09-06T22:00:41+00:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Juan Ortiz penned Star Trek Next Generation foil series sees releases 3 and 4 2018 STAR TREK NEXT GEN FOIL SERIES The New Zealand Mints seven piece set of silver foils continues with a double release of two of the finest episodes in the series seven season history. The first is one of the most popular episodes of all- Best of Both Worlds. Telling the story of Captain Picards transformation [...]

August, 2018

The original Seven Wonders of the World are immortalised on a gold foil

By |2018-08-26T23:56:35+00:00August 30th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, History, Gold, MDM, Solomon Islands|

The original Seven Wonders of the World are immortalised on a gold foil set from MDM Is there anything cooler in architecture than the original Seven Wonders of the Ancient World?  Of course there isn't. While modern structures surpass them in scale and outrageous design, these structures were built in a time before digital and electrical technology had even been imagined. Breathtaking in design and pushing every ounce [...]

Batmans first solo comic book has its cover immortalised on a new silver foil

By |2018-08-25T11:26:12+00:00August 26th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, NZ Mint|

Batmans first solo comic book has its cover immortalised on a new silver foil 2018 BATMAN #1 While his first appearance was in May 1939's Detective Comics #1, Batman didn't get his own comic until the publication of Batman #1 in the Spring of 1940. With a run that continues to this day, Batman comics have introduced a whole universe of esoteric and ruthless villains and heroes. [...]

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