NZ Mint

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 [...]

Nicaraguan wildlife series watches the quirky Anteater amble into view for its third coin

By |2018-08-03T11:50:15+00:00August 3rd, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Nature, Silver, NZ Mint, Nicaragua|

Nicaraguan wildlife series watches the quirky Anteater amble into view for its third coin 2018 WILDLIFE OF NICARAGUA - ANTEATER 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 [...]

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, [...]

Silver Alert! Starship Enterprise joins Captain Kirk in the NZ Mint’s new miniature range

By |2018-07-15T14:04:54+00:00July 15th, 2018|Categories: Movies & TV, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint|

Silver Alert! Starship Enterprise joins Captain Kirk in the NZ Mint's new miniature range The New Zealand Mint has dived right in with its new range of miniatures and has now added a pretty cool looking USS Enterprise to stand alongside the Captain Kirk statuette that was released a few months ago. Like the Kirk effort, this isn't a coin in any way, so has been produced [...]

Ultra-classic debut of Batman in Detective Comics #27 is showcased on a premium silver foil

By |2018-07-08T11:53:48+00:00July 8th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Art & Literature, Banknote Style, NZ Mint|

Ultra-classic debut of Batman in Detective Comics #27 is showcased on a premium silver foil 2018 DETECTIVE COMICS #27 Considered the second most valuable comic book of all time, just behind the Superman debut in Action Comics #1, Detective Comics #27 from May 1939 was the first ever appearance of one of popular cultures true giants - Batman. A comic character that long ago transcended the genre [...]

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 [...]

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