NZ Mint

July, 2018

The best Star Wars movie gets a premium foil silver poster release

By |2018-07-01T13:13:07+00:00July 1st, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, 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 [...]

Darth Vader is wheezing his way back in 2018 with a new bullion coin from Niue and the NZ Mint

By |2018-06-20T15:52:46+00:00June 20th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Bullion, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Darth Vader is wheezing his way back in 2018 with a new bullion coin from Niue and the NZ Mint 2018 DARTH VADER BULLION The latest bullion coin from a company that has embraced that market more than ever recently, the NZ Mint today announce their new 2018 Darth Vader issue. Like the first Vader coin and the subsequent Stormtrooper and Disney issues, this will be available as [...]

After Star Wars silver foil posters it’s the turn of Star Trek The Motion Picture to shine

By |2018-06-17T13:52:59+00:00June 17th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

After Star Wars silver foil posters it's the turn of Star Trek The Motion Picture to shine The coin note and foil market continues to expand in theme and yet again, it'e the New Zealand Mint driving the wider choice. Following on front the standard banknote-sized issued, the NZ Mint launched a giant 'premium' foil range with a reproduction of the classic Star Wars movie poster. Considerably [...]

Star Wars Classic launches its second design of 2018 and it’s another of the evil pantheon, Darth Maul

By |2018-06-10T13:01:49+00:00June 10th, 2018|Categories: Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Classic launches its second design of 2018 and it's another of the evil pantheon, Darth Maul Regular readers will know that Classic Star Wars is one of our favourite movie-themed coin ranges being released in recent years and as this New Zealand Mint series has now hit its twelfth release, we guess you do to. We think the core appeal of this range lies in [...]

NZ Mints first Nicaraguan coin series continues its look at the countries spectacular wildlife

By |2018-06-10T07:42:54+00:00June 10th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Nature, Silver, NZ Mint, Nicaragua|

NZ Mints first Nicaraguan coin series continues its look at the countries spectacular wildlife 2018 WILDLIFE OF NICARAGUA - SLOTH The second of the NZ Mints debut Nicaraguan series features the Three-toed Sloth. Typical fare, it's a 1oz proof silver coin with the animal highlighted in colour.The first Jaguar coin was good and this one is also very well done and of a subject rare in numismatics. [...]

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s the NZ Mint’s latest striking miniature featuring Superman

By |2018-06-05T13:22:11+00:00June 4th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Miniatures, NZ Mint|

Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it's the NZ Mint's latest striking miniature featuring Superman We were quite surprised by the Captain Kirk miniature released by the New Zealand Mint back in April. A departure from their core range of coins, it was a circa-150g figurine in fine silver that featured a classic pose of the Star Trek icon. While we're expecting there will [...]

Superman’s long 80 year comic book history celebrated in the NZ Mints new six-note cover series

By |2018-08-05T14:15:56+00:00June 4th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Superman's long 80 year comic book history celebrated in the NZ Mints new six-note cover series We've already seen a huge increase in the number of precious metal coin notes being released lately and one of the prime movers in the market is the New Zealand Mint. They themselves run several ranges based mainly on size. The most common is a format also employed by others like [...]

May, 2018

Niue’s Classic Disney gold and silver coin series noses ahead with Pinocchio

By |2018-05-30T12:32:22+00:00May 30th, 2018|Categories: Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Niue's Classic Disney gold and silver coin series noses ahead with Pinocchio Despite being the New Zealand Mints core Disney coin range, it's been pretty quiet on the Disney Classic front since the release of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs last October. This has been a series that has remained close to traditional coin design by eschewing the use of any adornments - indeed, even colour [...]

The pivotal Battle of Marathon between Greece and Persia is the sixth Battle That Changed History

By |2018-05-13T18:03:24+00:00May 13th, 2018|Categories: History, Coloured, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The pivotal Battle of Marathon between Greece and Persia is the sixth Battle That Changed History Another entrant in one of the New Zealand Mints ongoing series, The Battle of Marathon is the sixth coin in the Battles That Changed History range. Without question a battle that deserves inclusion in a series with that title, Marathon was a crucial victory for Greek, and by association Western civilisation. [...]

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