Silver

March, 2018

McCoy and Sulu join the Star Trek coin note series

By | 2018-03-25T12:14:44+00:00 March 25th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Banknote Style, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

McCoy and Sulu join the Star Trek coin note series The penultimate releases in the New Zealand Mint's well realised Star Trek coin note series, the subjects this time around are Sulu and McCoy. One of the many coin note series that he NZM is launching through 2018, these are also the first Star Trek items they've issued as until now it's been the sole preserve [...]

The Jolly Gold Giant is back for 2018. CIT debut this years black proof Laughing Buddha coin

By | 2018-03-23T17:35:33+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Categories: Culture, Gilded, Silver, Coin Invest Trust, Palau|

The Jolly Gold Giant is back for 2018. CIT debut this years black proof Laughing Buddha coin It's time for the annual Singapore Coin Show and like last year, Coin Invest Trust are launching a new Laughing Buddha coin, the second in the series. A showcase coin for many of CIT's numismatic production techniques, this series employs ultra high-relief SmartMinting, a black proof finish and gilding to [...]

The last of the four seasons are showcased as Art Mint wraps up its attractive series

By | 2018-03-22T20:05:53+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Categories: Art Mint, Nature, Inserts, Silver, Niue Island|

The last of the four seasons are showcased as Art Mint wraps up its attractive series With a name like 'Four Seasons', it's pretty clear what Art Mints premium silver coin series is all about. A series of four two-ounce silver coins designed by artist Miroslav Hric, each focuses on the way nature reacts to the changing climate as the year progresses. We've already seen Spring and [...]

1800 year old letter home from Egyptian soldier is the fascinating subject of the Helvetic Mints latest

By | 2018-03-21T15:50:06+00:00 March 21st, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, History, Coloured, Silver, Helvetic Mint, Niue Island|

1800 year old letter home from Egyptian soldier is the fascinating subject of the Helvetic Mints latest Discovered in 1899 in the ancient temple complex of Tebtunis, the Aurelius Polion papyrus was one of a large number of documents, many quite fragmentary, found by the Egyptologist Bernard Pyne Grenfell and the papyrist Arthur Surridge Hunt during one of their many expeditions. A treasure trove of early texts, [...]

Numiartis debuts Demigods silver coin series with the warrior Achilles

By | 2018-03-20T16:06:32+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, History, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Numiartis debuts Demigods silver coin series with the warrior Achilles We always cheer up when we hear Numiartis have something new coming out, mainly because you're almost guaranteed to get something special. With such quality releases as the Minotaur, Ares, the Egyptian Symbols series and recently, the superb Poseidon, they have a standard of output matched by few others, no doubt aided by choosing to work with [...]

The Mint of Poland’s latest silver coin brings the message of Freedom

By | 2018-03-19T20:10:04+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Culture, Coloured, Silver, Cameroon, Mint of Poland|

The Mint of Poland's latest silver coin brings the message of Freedom A new two-ounce fine-silver coin from the Mint of Poland touches on a subject that is the hot topic of conversation around the world - Freedom. Choosing the Statue of Liberty, a gift from France to the United States as the embodiment of the principle, the coin uses this giant symbol on both sides [...]

Star Wars Day – Silver foils go super-sized with A New Hope movie poster coin

By | 2018-03-18T11:53:31+00:00 March 18th, 2018|Categories: Banknote Style, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Day - Silver foils go super-sized with A New Hope movie poster coin The recent flurry of activity around the new coin note format was initiated by Coin Invest Trust, but there's no doubt that the New Zealand Mint are now the biggest proponents on the fledgling format. With series based on Star Treks original series, Disney Princesses, Justice League and Star Wars A New [...]

Star Wars Day – Classic proof coin range starts 2018 with the blobby gangster, Jabba the Hutt

By | 2018-03-18T10:43:44+00:00 March 18th, 2018|Categories: Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Day - Classic proof coin range starts 2018 with the blobby gangster, Jabba the Hutt In our view the best range of popular culture coins on the market today, Classic Star Wars has eschewed all attempts at gimmickry to provide a selection of traditional proof coins of exceptional design. Launched back in 2016 soon after the New Zealand Mint acquired the Star Wars licence, Darth Vader [...]

Star Wars Day – Hit 2017 movie poster series tackles the lukewarm prequel trilogy for 2018

By | 2018-03-18T11:05:51+00:00 March 18th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Day - Hit 2017 movie poster series tackles the lukewarm prequel trilogy for 2018 A huge hit early last year, the New Zealand Mints 40th Anniversary Star Wars movie poster took the iconic imagery of the first movie and made an excellent rectangular silver coin out of it. The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi movies were similarly showcased throughout 2017. We did [...]

Star Wars Day – A New Hope coin note series adds Princess Leia and Han & Chewie

By | 2018-03-17T19:48:42+00:00 March 18th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Banknote Style, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Day - A New Hope coin note series adds Princess Leia and Han & Chewie One of the first of the new wave of silver coin notes from the New Zealand Mint, Star Wars A New Hope has proven to be a popular item and the six coin set is seeing its fourth and fifth issues today. The first of them stars Princess Leia, [...]