Movies & TV

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 [...]

Who you gonna call? The Perth Mint if you want a proof silver Ghostbusters coin…

By | 2017-06-05T23:04:23+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Who you gonna call? The Perth Mint if you want a proof silver Ghostbusters coin... There's never been a time when popular culture has emblazoned itself across so many precious metal coins as it has right now. From the obvious targets like Star Wars, Star Trek and Disney, right throught to smaller properties that are just marking anniversaries or popularity, the choice is wide and deep. New [...]

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is back with a limited run of one-kilo coloured silver coins

By | 2017-06-04T16:50:34+00:00 June 4th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is back with a limited run of one-kilo coloured silver coins It was only a couple of months ago that we looked at a set of ½-ounce coloured silver coins featuring the main characters from the new blockbuster Marvel movie, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, but they're back again in vastly bigger form with this new one-kilo silver coin. Whereas [...]

May, 2017

Spiderman joins the growing silver bullion market with a one ounce coin from Tuvalu

By | 2017-05-22T09:39:20+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Quick Look, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint|

Spiderman joins the growing silver bullion market with a one ounce coin from Tuvalu The silver bullion coin market continues to expand in choice with the debut of a new Perth Mint coin featuring the iconic Marvel character Spiderman. We don't have much information at present as this is a commissioned piece and not issued directly by the Perth Mint, but we know enough to get going. [...]

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, [...]

The Star Trek commemorations continue at the Royal Canadian Mint with two new silver coins

By | 2017-05-11T21:52:17+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

The Star Trek commemorations continue at the Royal Canadian Mint with two new silver coins It isn't just the Perth Mint that's continuing with its Star Trek commemorative coin range this month, the Royal Canadian Mint have made additions as well. Two new silver issues debut this month, one celebrating Star Trek in general and a second aimed more specifically at the 30th anniversary of the premiere [...]

Star Trek returns to Perth Mint with a tribute to the ultra-classic episode Mirror Mirror

By | 2017-05-11T21:35:12+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Star Trek returns to Perth Mint with a tribute to the ultra-classic episode Mirror Mirror While the New Zealand Mint's range of Star Wars coins has powered on relentlessly, the Perth Mint's Star Trek range has been quiet since last October when they launched the excellent tricorder packaged 2oz coin. May seems to be a month of new releases however, with a new coin here and two [...]

April, 2017

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 [...]