NZ Mint

June, 2017

Disney’s 1930’s poster coin series continues with the Silly Symphony short ‘Flowers and Trees’

By | 2017-06-18T22:28:02+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Disney's 1930's poster coin series continues with the Silly Symphony short 'Flowers and Trees' The second of the New Zealand Mint's new Disney Posters of the 1930's series of rectangular silver coins appears today and in a nice change of direction eschews the ubiquitous mouse for one of the much loved Silly Symphony cartoons. First shown 85 years ago in July 1932, Flowers and Trees was the first animated [...]

Warrior of History silver coin series mounts horseback with the Mongol Hordes

By | 2017-06-18T11:41:45+00:00 June 19th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, History, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Warrior of History silver coin series mounts horseback with the Mongol Hordes The latest in what we think is the New Zealand Mint's best non-licenced coin series at the moment, Warriors of History debuts today and is the eighth to do so since it kicked off last year. Featuring some of the warrior classes from around the world and throughout time that have greatly impacted either their [...]

Great Cities silver coin series continues on its global journey with a stop at Japan’s capital, Tokyo

By | 2017-06-10T01:08:37+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Categories: Architecture, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Great Cities silver coin series continues on its global journey with a stop at Japan's capital, Tokyo Another of the lower-key coin series issued by the New Zealand Mint is debuting its fifth entrant today. Great Cities is a one-ounce fine silver series depicting the skylines of some of the worlds major capitals. Following London, New York, Shanghai and Copenhagen, Tokyo finds itself the latest metropolis for [...]

Battles That Changed History series of silver coins launches with the Battle of Yorktown

By | 2017-06-07T13:10:10+00:00 June 7th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, History, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Battles That Changed History series of silver coins launches with the Battle of Yorktown Apart from the plethora of licenced popular culture coins that are produced by the New Zealand Mint, they also release quite a few limited series themed around history or nature. One of the best and most popular of recent years seems to be their Warriors of History range. Antique-finished and with selective colour, [...]

May, 2017

Star Wars Ships coin series continues with the iconic X-Wing Rebel Alliance starfighter

By | 2017-05-13T11:56:57+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint|

Star Wars Ships coin series continues with the iconic X-Wing Rebel Alliance starfighter A 2017 debuted series of Star Wars coins from the New Zealand Mint, Star Wars Ships looks at some of the incredibly iconic vessels to enter the realm of popular culture from these hugely popular movies. Two coins have been released so far this year, the first showcasing the legendary Millennium Falcon and the [...]

Disney’s classic past reproduced with a rectangular coin featuring the 1932 movie Mickey’s Revue

By | 2017-05-11T21:31:02+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Disney's classic past reproduced with a rectangular coin featuring the 1932 movie Mickey's Revue Along with Star Wars, the huge well of history from Disney's past is regularly dipped into by the New Zealand Mint and it's never better when they look at the early days of this now gigantic media juggernaut. Classic Disney has thrown up some superb proof coin designs, so now the NZ Mint [...]

World Exclusive: NZ Mint surprises with Darth Vader gold and silver bullion coins for Niue

By | 2017-05-11T21:29:46+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

World Exclusive: NZ Mint surprises with Darth Vader gold and silver bullion coins for Niue Despite the epic falls in sales of some of the worlds biggest bullion coin ranges, the market for coins with interesting designs and more limited mintages continues to thrive. With such recent fine offerings as the Australian Swan, the Salzburg Mozart, Dragon & Phoenix, the Cayman Islands Marlin, and Disney's Steamboat Willie, [...]

Classic Star Wars proof silver & gold coin range continues with the ginger wookie, Chewbacca

By | 2017-05-11T21:33:56+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Categories: Gold, Silver, NZ Mint|

Classic Star Wars proof silver & gold coin range continues with the ginger wookie, Chewbacca Classic Star Wars time again and for the eighth release in this ongoing series it's the turn of one of the most recognisable characters in the franchise, Chewbacca. An 8-feet tall, 200-year old Wookie, Chewbacca became Han Solo's sidekick after Han refused an order to kill him. The co-pilot on the Millenium [...]

April, 2017

Warriors of History heads to the Middle East and the Middle Ages with the Ayyubids

By | 2017-05-11T21:38:26+00:00 April 30th, 2017|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, History, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Warriors of History heads to the Middle East and the Middle Ages with the Ayyubids The New Zealand Mint have released the seventh coin in their series Warriors of History. Depicting some of the warrior classes throughout history, the series launched in June 2016 and has travelled around the globe and through time from pre-Roman times through to the Middle Ages. This seventh coin looks [...]

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

By | 2017-05-11T21:41:37+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 [...]