NZ Mint

November, 2018

Disney bullion coin range grows with the addition of a Mickey Mouse 90th anniversary design

By |2018-11-14T22:13:59+00:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Bullion, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Disney bullion coin range grows with the addition of a Mickey Mouse 90th anniversary design This year is the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse and the New Zealand Mint has been marking the occasion with a full range of numismatics and more. One thing missing was a bullion coin, but even that niche is now filled with the debut of a new pair  to join their previous issues [...]

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, [...]

October, 2018

Stormtroopers – the cannon fodder of the universe get their very own Classic Star Wars collector coins

By |2018-10-29T21:12:48+00:00October 29th, 2018|Categories: Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Stormtroopers - the cannon fodder of the universe get their very own Classic Star Wars collector coins Classic Star Wars, the first coin series from the New Zealand Mint to feature the iconic science-fiction universe, now has a new entrant. Fourteen coins in, the Imperial Stormtroopers finally get to be showcased on this very popular series. This is the first time a group, rather than a specific [...]

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 [...]

The first female Doctor Who gets her own first female Doctor Who silver coin

By |2018-10-17T11:41:50+00:00October 17th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The first female Doctor Who gets her own first female Doctor Who silver coin Long running is a bit of an understatement when it comes to Doctor Who. It's rare enough for a television program to last for fifty years, but a science fiction series is lucky to last five, so Doctor Who has certainly bucked the odds on that score. The fact that it's [...]

Nicaragua and its impressive wildlife continue on the NZ Mints silver coin series with the Ocelot

By |2018-10-16T01:08:42+00:00October 16th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Nature, Silver, NZ Mint, Nicaragua|

Nicaragua and its impressive wildlife continue on the NZ Mints silver coin series with the Ocelot The only commemorative coin series issued for Nicaragua in 2018 that we know of, Wildlife of Nicaragua is one of the NZ Mint's numerous coloured 1 oz proof silver coin ranges. The Jaguar and the Sloth have already been featured and there are plans for at least one more coin after this [...]

Spock joins Kirk and the USS Enterprise in the New Zealand Mint’s silver miniature collection

By |2018-10-15T12:06:39+00:00October 15th, 2018|Categories: Movies & TV, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint|

Spock joins Kirk and the USS Enterprise in the New Zealand Mint's silver miniature collection The third of the New Zealand Mint's Star Trek miniatures debuts today, and after the obvious Captain Kirk and USS Enterprise releases, it's joined by the equally obvious Commander Spock. A new line this year from the NZ Mint, miniatures have also been released for Disney and DC Comics as well, and [...]

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 [...]

The Angelfish joins the Triggerfish in Niue Island’s new Reef Fish silver coin series

By |2018-10-05T16:38:07+00:00October 5th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Nature, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The Angelfish joins the Triggerfish in Niue Island's new Reef Fish silver coin series 2018 ANGELFISH The second of the New Zealand Mint's new Reef Fish coins has debuted today and carries on with the brightly coloured wet-look that distinguished the Triggerfish coin released last month. At one-ounce of silver in weight, and issued for Niue, it's pretty standard fare for this mint, but none the worse [...]

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 [...]

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