Movies & TV

January, 2019

The Clown Prince of Crime appears on his own dedicated silver foil from Niue

By |2019-01-18T14:21:43+00:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The Clown Prince of Crime appears on his own dedicated silver foil from Niue 2018 was a busy year for the New Zealand Mint as they continued to popularise the silver foil with a whole swathe of variously sized designs. They've obviously had some success with the relatively new type of coin as we've already seen some new designs for 2019. We can now add Batman Villains [...]

Niue kickstarts its 2019 Disney offerings with the 60th anniversary of Sleeping Beauty in proof silver

By |2019-01-07T22:56:00+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Niue kickstarts its 2019 Disney offerings with the 60th anniversary of Sleeping Beauty in proof silver The biggest licence in coins is the New Zealand Mint's Disney franchise, for which the mint has been pumping out coins at a fair old pace recently. We've covered most of them, (we'll be cutting back a little in 2019 to increase variety), but there's no missing Sleeping Beauty's [...]

Perth Mint kicks off the new year with a selection of popular culture and event coins

By |2019-01-05T17:12:58+00:00January 5th, 2019|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Perth Mint kicks off the new year with a selection of popular culture and event coins The first 2019 batch of releases from the ever popular Perth Mint is with us and as is traditional, it comprises the annual Happy Birthday, Wedding, and Newborn Baby coins. Tailor-made for the gift market, these are coloured proof silver coins in themed packaging and not aimed at the coin collector. An Opal [...]

December, 2018

Star Wars Clone Troopers hit the New Zealand Mint’s latest themed bullion coins in gold and silver

By |2018-12-28T11:27:46+00:00December 28th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Clone Troopers hit the New Zealand Mint's latest themed bullion coins in gold and silver Just sneaking into the end of the year is the New Zealand Mints latest 2019 bullion coin in 1 oz silver and gold formats. As you'd expect from a mint that relies so heavily on its licenced properties, this one dips back into the large selection they have and [...]

November, 2018

Groundbreaking sci-fi horror movie, Alien, is 40 years old and Tuvalu has a poster coin to celebrate

By |2018-11-26T09:29:56+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Groundbreaking sci-fi horror movie, Alien, is 40 years old and Tuvalu has a poster coin to celebrate In space, no one can hear you scream. With that tagline, Alien burst onto movie screens in 1979 and forever changed science-fiction horror. Previously full of rubber-suited actors shuffling around what directors thought a spaceship would look like, or on a planet that looked suspiciously like a quarry in England, [...]

Star Trek III: The Search For Spock is the latest sci-fi movie to get the premium foil treatment

By |2018-11-18T10:33:57+00:00November 18th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Trek III: The Search For Spock is the latest sci-fi movie to get the premium foil treatment You couldn't accuse the New Zealand Mint of dabbling with silver foils as they certainly seem to have committed to the fledgling format. Their Premium Silver Foil range in particular is one that is a long way from a traditional coin, but for the subjects the mint has in its portfolio [...]

Disney bullion coin range grows with the addition of a Mickey Mouse 90th anniversary design

By |2018-11-14T22:13:59+00:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Bullion, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Disney bullion coin range grows with the addition of a Mickey Mouse 90th anniversary design This year is the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse and the New Zealand Mint has been marking the occasion with a full range of numismatics and more. One thing missing was a bullion coin, but even that niche is now filled with the debut of a new pair  to join their previous issues [...]

Star Wars The Force Awakens appears on silver foils for the first time with a new series from Niue

By |2018-11-13T21:33:06+00:00November 13th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars The Force Awakens appears on silver foils for the first time with a new series from Niue Unless you've been living under a numismatic-free rock for the last few years, you'll no doubt be aware of the New Zealand Mint's expansive Star Wars range. From the superb Classic Star Wars character series - now 14 coins old - to colour coins for the new movies, [...]

Ooooooh Bahnahnah!! The Minions wish you a numismatic seasonal greeting from the beach in Niue

By |2018-11-12T14:29:28+00:00November 12th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island|

Ooooooh Bahnahnah!! The Minions wish you a numismatic seasonal greeting from the beach in Niue There are usually quite a few Christmas coins hitting stores around this time and many producers, especially national mints from around the world, will release a coin to celebrate. This year has seen some interesting issues that tie in with the increase in popular culture licencing. The NZ Mint debuted [...]

October, 2018

Stormtroopers – the cannon fodder of the universe get their very own Classic Star Wars collector coins

By |2018-10-29T21:12:48+00:00October 29th, 2018|Categories: Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Stormtroopers - the cannon fodder of the universe get their very own Classic Star Wars collector coins Classic Star Wars, the first coin series from the New Zealand Mint to feature the iconic science-fiction universe, now has a new entrant. Fourteen coins in, the Imperial Stormtroopers finally get to be showcased on this very popular series. This is the first time a group, rather than a specific [...]

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