NZ Mint

January, 2019

The Clown Prince of Crime appears on his own dedicated silver foil from Niue

By |2019-01-18T14:21:43+00:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The Clown Prince of Crime appears on his own dedicated silver foil from Niue 2018 was a busy year for the New Zealand Mint as they continued to popularise the silver foil with a whole swathe of variously sized designs. They've obviously had some success with the relatively new type of coin as we've already seen some new designs for 2019. We can now add Batman Villains [...]

Niue kickstarts its 2019 Disney offerings with the 60th anniversary of Sleeping Beauty in proof silver

By |2019-01-07T22:56:00+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Niue kickstarts its 2019 Disney offerings with the 60th anniversary of Sleeping Beauty in proof silver The biggest licence in coins is the New Zealand Mint's Disney franchise, for which the mint has been pumping out coins at a fair old pace recently. We've covered most of them, (we'll be cutting back a little in 2019 to increase variety), but there's no missing Sleeping Beauty's [...]

December, 2018

Star Wars Clone Troopers hit the New Zealand Mint’s latest themed bullion coins in gold and silver

By |2018-12-28T11:27:46+00:00December 28th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Clone Troopers hit the New Zealand Mint's latest themed bullion coins in gold and silver Just sneaking into the end of the year is the New Zealand Mints latest 2019 bullion coin in 1 oz silver and gold formats. As you'd expect from a mint that relies so heavily on its licenced properties, this one dips back into the large selection they have and [...]

Niue’s look at reef fish in coin form continues with the beautiful Moorish Idol

By |2018-12-05T11:53:23+00:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Nature, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Niue's look at reef fish in coin form continues with the beautiful Moorish Idol 2019 MOORISH IDOL A new series for 2018 and now three coins in, Reef Fish highlights some of the more colourful and popular fish that inhabit coral reef environments around the world. We've already seen the Triggerfish and the Angelfish, and now it's the turn of the beautiful Moorish Idol to take centre [...]

November, 2018

Magic the Gathering back after a hiatus with a new silver coin featuring Liliana, the Planeswalker

By |2018-11-25T17:43:23+00:00November 25th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Magic the Gathering back after a hiatus with a new silver coin featuring Liliana, the Planeswalker It was way back at the beginning of 2014 that we first reported on a new licence acquisition for the New Zealand Mint that would be appearing on a range of proof silver coins. Released just a few months later, Jace the Mind Walker kicked off a Magic the Gathering series. [...]

Mythical Dragons 2oz silver coin series kicks off with the Red Dragon of the Britons

By |2018-11-22T00:27:19+00:00November 21st, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Mythical Dragons 2oz silver coin series kicks off with the Red Dragon of the Britons Despite predominantly sticking with licenced properties these days, like Disney and Star Wars, the New Zealand Mint does keep some nice regular series on the go at the same time. Done in the style of their Warriors of History and Battles That Changed History ranges of silver coins, the mint's latest series [...]

Star Trek III: The Search For Spock is the latest sci-fi movie to get the premium foil treatment

By |2018-11-18T10:33:57+00:00November 18th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Trek III: The Search For Spock is the latest sci-fi movie to get the premium foil treatment You couldn't accuse the New Zealand Mint of dabbling with silver foils as they certainly seem to have committed to the fledgling format. Their Premium Silver Foil range in particular is one that is a long way from a traditional coin, but for the subjects the mint has in its portfolio [...]

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 [...]

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