Movies & TV

December, 2017

Beloved animated movie series Toy Story, is the latest to join Disney’s expanding coin lineup

By | 2017-12-06T12:59:37+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Beloved animated movie series Toy Story, is the latest to join Disney's expanding coin lineup The New Zealand Mint is expanding its range of Disney Pixar coins with an issue celebrating one of the best loved and widely regarded animated movies of all time - Toy Story.  A ground-breaking movie that has spawned two sequels with a third on the way, we certainly can't argue with the [...]

November, 2017

Doctor Who is back on coins with the launch of a swansong for Peter Capaldi’s twelfth doctor

By | 2017-11-29T13:24:48+00:00 November 29th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Doctor Who is back on coins with the launch of a swansong for Peter Capaldi's twelfth doctor When the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who came around back in 2013, the New Zealand Mint was on point to issue a range of silver and gold commemorative coins to mark the milestone event. Hugely successful,  the range debuted with a TARDIS coin in some innovative packaging, before moving on to a [...]

Star Wars Ships bows out after six coins with Darth Vader’s TIE/Advanced fighter blueprint

By | 2017-11-26T12:53:56+00:00 November 27th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Ships bows out after six coins with Darth Vader's TIE/Advanced fighter blueprint Star Wars Ships is a coloured silver coin series from the New Zealand Mint that debuted earlier this year and with the release of this sixth coin, is coming to an end. Depicting iconic vessels from the huge variety that populate the Star Wars universe, it does so by eschewing action scenes and [...]

Classic Star Wars trilogy movie poster coin series wraps up with Return of the Jedi

By | 2017-11-09T11:48:28+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Classic Star Wars trilogy movie poster coin series wraps up with Return of the Jedi Incredibly popular on release, the first of the New Zealand Mints new Star Wars Poster series, 40th Anniversary Star Wars movie poster, sold out very quickly and was quickly followed by a similar performance when Empire Strikes Back debuted. Now's the time for the last of the original trilogy, Return of the Jedi, to [...]

Canada goes dimensional with a new ten-ounce coin replica of the iconic Starship Enterprise

By | 2017-11-08T16:42:08+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

Canada goes dimensional with a new ten-ounce coin replica of the iconic Starship Enterprise Ever since the Mint of Poland debuted the beautiful Fortuna Redux coin back in 2013, there's been a small, but growing interest in 'dimensional' coins. These are coins that take on a shape that extends into the third dimension. Unusually shaped coins are common, but they tend to maintain a flatness in one [...]

The Klingon, Worf, is showcased on the Perth Mints first Gods of Olympus-style antiqued Star Trek coin

By | 2017-11-06T23:26:30+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Klingon, Worf, is showcased on the Perth Mints first Gods of Olympus-style antiqued Star Trek coin Both friends and enemies of the United Federation of Planets, the Klingons are today one of the most widely recognised alien species in science-fiction. Present in all series of Star Trek, its most famous character is Worf, son of Mogh. A Commander on the USS Enterprise-D, Worf was one of [...]

Star Wars Classic coin series wraps up 2017 with the enigmatic fan favourite bounty hunter, Boba Fett

By | 2017-11-06T10:55:02+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Categories: Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Classic coin series wraps up 2017 with the enigmatic fan favourite bounty hunter, Boba Fett Classic Star Wars has been a hugely popular range of gold and silver coins and for good reason. Taking characters from this iconic movie franchise and presenting them in a classic, gimmick-free way has obviously resonated with collectors. Beautiful designs have certainly helped, aided by a series of movies jam-packed [...]

October, 2017

Han Solo in carbonite follows Darth Vader into the ultra high relief silver coin world

By | 2017-10-31T12:47:50+00:00 October 31st, 2017|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Han Solo in carbonite follows Darth Vader into the ultra high relief silver coin world The New Zealand Mint recently expanded its range of Star Wars themed coins away from its regular series with the release of its first ultra high relief (UHR) coin. Darth Vader was struck in two-ounces of silver and sold out its 5,000 mintage in pretty quick order. It didn't take a psychic [...]

Star Wars Stromtrooper goes to war with the Bullion Rebellion with gold and silver coins

By | 2017-10-12T08:28:30+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Stromtrooper goes to war with the Bullion Rebellion with gold and silver coins After years of just ticking along with low-mintage Fijiian Taku bullion coins, the New Zealand Mint has embraced the bullion coin market over the last couple of years with a lunar range, and now a selection of coins featuring elements of their big popular culture franchises. Disney has seen both a lunar [...]

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is 80 years old and Niue celebrates with gold and silver coins

By | 2017-10-07T20:16:16+00:00 October 8th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs is 80 years old and Niue celebrates with gold and silver coins The Disney coin juggernaut continues on with a celebration of one of the most important movies in the whole of Disney history - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. The first animated full-length feature film from this iconic studio, the story of Snow White was adapted from one of the tales [...]