Movies & TV

February, 2018

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

By | 2018-02-21T15:01:11+00:00 February 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+00:00 February 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. Like  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+00:00 February 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 [...]

The Star Trek onrush continues with a new three silver coin Canadian series of iconic Starships

By | 2018-02-03T16:16:22+00:00 February 3rd, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Canada, Royal Canadian Mint|

The Star Trek onrush continues with a new three silver coin Canadian series of iconic Starships It seems 2018 is going to be the year of the popular culture coin, with a huge range of tv and movie themed issues already appearing just five weeks into the year. Star Trek seems to be garnering a bit more attention than usual with THREE mints now issuing coins, since the [...]

Perth Mint expands its tv/movie ranges with new Trek, Looney Tunes and Planet of the Apes coins

By | 2018-02-01T15:23:07+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint|

Perth Mint expands its tv/movie ranges with new Trek, Looney Tunes and Planet of the Apes coins Along with the New Zealand Mint and the Royal Canadian Mint, the Western Australian based Perth Mint are one of the three major issuers of coins featuring popular culture television and movie series. With Star Trek enjoying the status of most-favoured licence, we're not surprised that a new issue is [...]

January, 2018

New Zealand Mint debuts its first Star Trek coins with a new silver note collection

By | 2018-01-24T09:59:55+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Categories: Banknote Style, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

New Zealand Mint debuts its first Star Trek coins with a new silver note collection With the early launch of a new series of Star Wars silver coin notes a couple of days ago, the New Zealand Mint are clearly excited about the new format for 2018. What has surprised us however, is their first foray into Star Trek, usually the preserve of the Perth and Royal [...]

Silver coin notes meet popular culture head on with a new original Star Wars series

By | 2018-01-21T11:33:07+00:00 January 21st, 2018|Categories: Banknote Style, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Silver coin notes meet popular culture head on with a new original Star Wars series Popularised by Coin Invest Trust last year with their range of city-based Skyline Dollars, the banknote coin format attracted a few extra members in 2017, most notably with the New Zealand Mint bringing their Disney juggernaut to play. We feel that 2018 will either be the year the format explodes in popularity, [...]

Marvel Comics silver bullion coin series stars Wakandan hero Black Panther for its third outing

By | 2018-01-19T16:14:20+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Marvel Comics silver bullion coin series stars Wakandan hero Black Panther for its third outing The Marvel Comics silver bullion coin series is obviously popular, hardly surprising given how successful the Marvel Comics Universe has been for Hollywood. Last May we were surprised to see a Spiderman coin appear, and that was followed in September with a pretty cool Thor effort. Third time out and in a [...]

New silver coin from Niue marks 25 years since Jurassic Park amazed moviegoers

By | 2018-01-08T14:48:07+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, New Zealand|

New silver coin from Niue marks 25 years since Jurassic Park amazed moviegoers Few movies have turned heads like Jurassic Park did on its release in 1992. The simple story of a theme park gone awry, the use of state-of-the-art CGI (Computer Generated Imaging) for the rendering of the dinosaurs lifted it to something special. With such names as Steven Spielberg, Stan Winston, Sam Neill and Jeff [...]

New bullion coins for 2018 in gold, silver and platinum expand collector choices further

By | 2018-01-05T15:17:12+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Australia, Movies & TV, Gold, Nature, Platinum, Silver, Canada, Chad, Perth Mint, Royal Canadian Mint, Scottsdale Mint|

New bullion coins for 2018 in gold, silver and platinum expand collector choices further While bullion coin numbers have dropped through 2017, the sheer number of different options shows little sign of slowing down. There's been a few new releases lately, so we thought we'd compile them together. Platinum is making a welcome appearance on a new coin and there's gold and silver to choose from as [...]