NZ Mint

April, 2017

Star Wars 40th anniversary celebrated with new classic movie poster silver coin series

By | 2017-04-25T08:16:22+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars 40th anniversary celebrated with new classic movie poster silver coin series The New Zealand Mint are increasing the choice of Star Wars themed commemorative coins with the launch of a whole new series. Standing alongside their Star Wars: A Force Awakens, Rogue One, and the flagship Classic Star Wars range, the 40th Anniversary Poster series is a new direction for the franchise. Instead of concentrating [...]

Dead Men Tell No Tales, Pirates of the Caribbean 5 hits the proof silver coin world

By | 2017-04-19T15:54:44+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Dead Men Tell No Tales, Pirates of the Caribbean 5 hits the proof silver coin world Heavily into popular culture and movie franchise coins as they are, it's no surprise that the Disney Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales movie due out next month is being given the proof silver coin treatment by the New Zealand Mint. Heavily involved with the Disney-owned Star Wars [...]

Mickey Through the Ages continues with Delayed Date gold and silver proof coin range

By | 2017-04-10T09:59:14+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Mickey Through the Ages continues with Delayed Date gold and silver proof coin range Mickey Through the Ages continues into its second year of releases with the second coin of 2017, Delayed Date. Like the New Zealand Mint's Classic Disney coins, Mickey Through the Ages delves into the history of this ultra-iconic company, in this case focusing on its most famous creation. Four coins were released last [...]

March, 2017

HMS Bounty silver bullion coin adds a smaller half-ounce sibling to the range

By | 2017-03-30T19:08:23+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Bullion, History, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

HMS Bounty silver bullion coin adds a smaller half-ounce sibling to the range Last October we reported on a new silver bullion coin sold by US dealer Money Metals Exchange and reportedly produced for them by the NZ Mint. Struck in an ounce of fine 0.999 silver, it was the second silver bullion coin to depict a legend in old maritime circles, the HMS Bounty. Like the [...]

Great Cities from the NZ Mint visits Shanghai and Copenhagen on its world tour

By | 2017-03-30T17:03:29+00:00 March 29th, 2017|Categories: Architecture, News Nuggets, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Great Cities from the NZ Mint visits Shanghai and Copenhagen on its world tour Great Cities, a series of proof silver coins from the New Zealand Mint has recieved its fourth member and it's a city that rarely features on commemorative coins, Copenhagen. Following on from New York, London and Shanghai (also featured here), Copenhagen is depicted as a selection of the cities most recognisable architectural highlights. [...]

Star Wars Ships silver coin series continues with the giant Imperial Star Destroyer

By | 2017-03-19T16:22:11+00:00 March 19th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Ships silver coin series continues with the giant Imperial Star Destroyer The New Zealand Mint's Star Wars juggernaut continues in enexorable march to numismatic domination with the launch of the second coin in the new Star Wars Ships series. Depicting some of the incredibly iconic vessels that inhabit this huge movie universe, each coin features a blueprint image of a ship, the first having been Han Solo's [...]

Kings of the Continents from Niue Island gets a sixth release and an AgAuNEWS Coin Series Profile

By | 2017-03-16T01:30:51+00:00 March 15th, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Nature, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Kings of the Continents from Niue Island gets a sixth release and an AgAuNEWS Coin Series Profile Now on its sixth release, the New Zealand Mints latest Kings of the Continents coin has launched and carries on looking at the major apex predators on each of the world's continents. Quite a rapidly released series, the first coin debuted little more than a year ago. Each has a [...]

Niue continues its love affair with popular culture coins with the launch of Disney Pixar Cars

By | 2017-03-03T19:10:26+00:00 March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Niue continues its love affair with popular culture coins with the launch of Disney Pixar Cars Niue Island in the Pacific Ocean is a small place, tiny in fact, and it's fair to say that it would remain largely unknown were it not for all the quality numismatics that are issued in its name. The biggest issuer of Niue commemorative coins is the New Zealand Mint, a [...]

February, 2017

Star Wars coin series heads up into space with the Millennium Falcon blueprint

By | 2017-02-07T11:12:04+00:00 February 7th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars coin series heads up into space with the Millennium Falcon blueprint One of the biggest popular culture properties in the world right now, the New Zealand Mint did well to obtain the licence to this revered fantasy world, especially with the purchase of it by the Disney Corporation and the subsequent increase in the frequency of movie release, and arguably the quality, especially over the less than [...]

UPDATED: NZ Mint launches Disney into the gold & silver bullion coin market with Steamboat Willie

By | 2017-02-02T19:49:15+00:00 February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

NZ Mint launches Disney into the gold and silver bullion coin market It's probably fair to say that we're in a golden age with regards to the sheer variety and quality in the choice of precious metal bullion coins. Where once they remained the reserve of national governments with their strictly controlled design criteria and lack of evolution, the sheer variety available today is both refreshing and [...]