NZ Mint

April, 2018

One of the worlds most expensive comic covers reproduced in fine silver for new series

By |2018-04-08T13:31:49+00:00April 8th, 2018|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote Style, Coloured, Silver, NZ Mint|

One of the worlds most expensive comic covers reproduced in fine silver for new series Even though precious metal banknote-style coins are a relatively recent development in the commemorative coin market, it was obvious that there would be modifications to the core format and a desire to push the initial envelope in more ambitious directions. At 150 x 70 mm in size but wafer thin, the coin [...]

March, 2018

McCoy and Sulu join the Star Trek coin note series

By |2018-03-25T12:14:44+00:00March 25th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Banknote Style, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

McCoy and Sulu join the Star Trek coin note series The penultimate releases in the New Zealand Mint's well realised Star Trek coin note series, the subjects this time around are Sulu and McCoy. One of the many coin note series that he NZM is launching through 2018, these are also the first Star Trek items they've issued as until now it's been the sole preserve [...]

Star Wars Day – Silver foils go super-sized with A New Hope movie poster coin

By |2018-03-18T11:53:31+00:00March 18th, 2018|Categories: Banknote Style, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Day - Silver foils go super-sized with A New Hope movie poster coin The recent flurry of activity around the new coin note format was initiated by Coin Invest Trust, but there's no doubt that the New Zealand Mint are now the biggest proponents on the fledgling format. With series based on Star Treks original series, Disney Princesses, Justice League and Star Wars A New [...]

Star Wars Day – Classic proof coin range starts 2018 with the blobby gangster, Jabba the Hutt

By |2018-03-18T10:43:44+00:00March 18th, 2018|Categories: Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Day - Classic proof coin range starts 2018 with the blobby gangster, Jabba the Hutt In our view the best range of popular culture coins on the market today, Classic Star Wars has eschewed all attempts at gimmickry to provide a selection of traditional proof coins of exceptional design. Launched back in 2016 soon after the New Zealand Mint acquired the Star Wars licence, Darth Vader [...]

Star Wars Day – Hit 2017 movie poster series tackles the lukewarm prequel trilogy for 2018

By |2018-03-18T11:05:51+00:00March 18th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Day - Hit 2017 movie poster series tackles the lukewarm prequel trilogy for 2018 A huge hit early last year, the New Zealand Mints 40th Anniversary Star Wars movie poster took the iconic imagery of the first movie and made an excellent rectangular silver coin out of it. The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi movies were similarly showcased throughout 2017. We did [...]

Star Wars Day – A New Hope coin note series adds Princess Leia and Han & Chewie

By |2018-03-17T19:48:42+00:00March 18th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Banknote Style, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Day - A New Hope coin note series adds Princess Leia and Han & Chewie One of the first of the new wave of silver coin notes from the New Zealand Mint, Star Wars A New Hope has proven to be a popular item and the six coin set is seeing its fourth and fifth issues today. The first of them stars Princess Leia, [...]

New Disney coins galore at the NZ Mint with additions to existing ranges and a new series

By |2018-03-04T12:21:37+00:00March 4th, 2018|Categories: Banknote Style, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

New Disney coins galore at the NZ Mint with additions to existing ranges and a new series The Disney coins continue to flow from the New Zealand Mint and today sees the debut of a new series and additions to two existing ones. Toy Story sees its second release with the iconic Buzz Lightyear joining Woody. A hugely popular movie series and the coins are well done. [...]

February, 2018

Star Wars A New Hope silver coin notes continue with Obi Wan and the droids

By |2018-02-21T15:01:11+00:00February 21st, 2018|Categories: Banknote Style, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars A New Hope silver coin notes continue with Obi Wan and the droids The second and third in the New Zealand Mints new Star Wars: A New Hope coin notes have been released today and feature the Jedi Master Obi WanKenobi and the droid double act, C3PO & R2D2. A seven coin set, these will add to the first coin that depicted Luke Skywalker and will sit [...]

The Jedi Master Yoda is the latest Star Wars character to get the ultra high relief treatment

By |2018-02-14T12:09:42+00:00February 14th, 2018|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The Jedi Master Yoda is the latest Star Wars character to get the ultra high relief treatment The third coin in the New Zealand Mints ultra high relief (UHR) range of Star Wars character coins is here and it's the Jedi Master Yoda getting the attention. LikeĀ  Darth Vader and Han Solo, the coin is struck in two-ounces of silver. Unlike the relatively disappointing Han Solo coin that rehashed [...]

New Zealand Mint increases its presence in the coin note market with the debut of Disney Princesses

By |2018-02-11T21:50:43+00:00February 11th, 2018|Categories: Banknote Style, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

New Zealand Mint increases its presence in the coin note market with the debut of Disney Princesses The New Zealand Mint seemingly has big plans for the coin note format and after the launch of Star Wars and a surprise Star Trek, they've returned to their venerable Disney licence for another new series. Having previously appeared on an extensive range of gold and silver coins, Disney Princesses [...]