NZ Mint

December, 2017

Beloved animated movie series Toy Story, is the latest to join Disney’s expanding coin lineup

By | 2017-12-06T12:59:37+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Beloved animated movie series Toy Story, is the latest to join Disney's expanding coin lineup The New Zealand Mint is expanding its range of Disney Pixar coins with an issue celebrating one of the best loved and widely regarded animated movies of all time - Toy Story.  A ground-breaking movie that has spawned two sequels with a third on the way, we certainly can't argue with the [...]

November, 2017

Doctor Who is back on coins with the launch of a swansong for Peter Capaldi’s twelfth doctor

By | 2017-11-29T13:24:48+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Doctor Who is back on coins with the launch of a swansong for Peter Capaldi's twelfth doctor When the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who came around back in 2013, the New Zealand Mint was on point to issue a range of silver and gold commemorative coins to mark the milestone event. Hugely successful,  the range debuted with a TARDIS coin in some innovative packaging, before moving on to a [...]

Star Wars Ships bows out after six coins with Darth Vader’s TIE/Advanced fighter blueprint

By | 2017-11-26T12:53:56+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Ships bows out after six coins with Darth Vader's TIE/Advanced fighter blueprint Star Wars Ships is a coloured silver coin series from the New Zealand Mint that debuted earlier this year and with the release of this sixth coin, is coming to an end. Depicting iconic vessels from the huge variety that populate the Star Wars universe, it does so by eschewing action scenes and [...]

One in the eye for Harold! Battle of Hastings is the latest pivotal battle in the Niue silver coin series

By | 2017-11-19T22:30:22+00:00 November 20th, 2017|Categories: History, Coloured, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

One in the eye for Harold! Battle of Hastings is the latest pivotal battle in the Niue silver coin series Time for the fourth coin in the New Zealand Mints successor series to its Warriors of History series - Battles That Changed History. With the first three coins set in a period of just 35 years from 1781 to 1815, we're finally heading back to a whole [...]

Classic Star Wars trilogy movie poster coin series wraps up with Return of the Jedi

By | 2017-11-09T11:48:28+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Classic Star Wars trilogy movie poster coin series wraps up with Return of the Jedi Incredibly popular on release, the first of the New Zealand Mints new Star Wars Poster series, 40th Anniversary Star Wars movie poster, sold out very quickly and was quickly followed by a similar performance when Empire Strikes Back debuted. Now's the time for the last of the original trilogy, Return of the Jedi, to [...]

Star Wars Classic coin series wraps up 2017 with the enigmatic fan favourite bounty hunter, Boba Fett

By | 2017-11-06T10:55:02+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Categories: Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Classic coin series wraps up 2017 with the enigmatic fan favourite bounty hunter, Boba Fett Classic Star Wars has been a hugely popular range of gold and silver coins and for good reason. Taking characters from this iconic movie franchise and presenting them in a classic, gimmick-free way has obviously resonated with collectors. Beautiful designs have certainly helped, aided by a series of movies jam-packed [...]

Battles That Changed History by the NZ Mint is our latest Coin Series Profile

By | 2017-11-02T13:04:54+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Quick Look, History, Coloured, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Battles That Changed History by the NZ Mint is our latest Coin Series Profile Our latest Coin Series Profile is now up and features the companion series to the excellent Warriors of History series from the New Zealand Mint. Called Battles That Changed History, the series is very close in concept and execution to Warriors and should have plenty of crossover appeal. Even though it's currently at [...]

October, 2017

Han Solo in carbonite follows Darth Vader into the ultra high relief silver coin world

By | 2017-10-31T12:47:50+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Han Solo in carbonite follows Darth Vader into the ultra high relief silver coin world The New Zealand Mint recently expanded its range of Star Wars themed coins away from its regular series with the release of its first ultra high relief (UHR) coin. Darth Vader was struck in two-ounces of silver and sold out its 5,000 mintage in pretty quick order. It didn't take a psychic [...]

Warriors of History silver coin series hits its tenth release with the rampaging Huns

By | 2017-10-30T22:07:12+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Categories: History, Coloured, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Warriors of History silver coin series hits its tenth release with the rampaging Huns The New Zealand Mints latest Warriors of History coin is the tenth in the series, a sure sign of popularity, and it's easy to see why. Antique-finished and with a figure highlighted in colour, they're attractive releases and feature a perennial numismatic subject. Struck in an ounce of fine silver, they're very well [...]

Star Wars Stromtrooper goes to war with the Bullion Rebellion with gold and silver coins

By | 2017-10-12T08:28:30+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Stromtrooper goes to war with the Bullion Rebellion with gold and silver coins After years of just ticking along with low-mintage Fijiian Taku bullion coins, the New Zealand Mint has embraced the bullion coin market over the last couple of years with a lunar range, and now a selection of coins featuring elements of their big popular culture franchises. Disney has seen both a lunar [...]