NZ Mint

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 [...]

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. [...]