Movies & TV

August, 2017

Star Wars movie poster series continues with fan favourite, The Empire Strikes Back

By | 2017-08-14T13:59:19+00:00 August 14th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars movie poster series continues with fan favourite, The Empire Strikes Back A new departure from the Star Wars ranges put out by the New Zealand Mint, the 40th Anniversary Star Wars movie poster coin turned out to be an absolute smash hit, selling out quickly and being sought after on the aftermarket. It comes as no surprise that the mint is continuing with the series [...]

The Nightmare Before Christmas debuts on the New Zealand Mints latest Disney release

By | 2017-08-07T12:27:12+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The Nightmare Before Christmas debuts on the New Zealand Mints latest Disney release A nice change from the usual Disney ranges of coins coming out of the New Zealand Mints extensive programme is a coin celebrating a movie that is itself a little off-piste for Disney. The Nightmare Before Christmas was a bit darker than the usual Disney movie, no doubt through the involvement of stylish movie director Tim [...]

Star Trek Next Generation is 30 years old and the Perth Mints latest issue marks the occasion

By | 2017-08-01T01:24:38+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Star Trek Next Generation is 30 years old and the Perth Mints latest issue marks the occasion After a quiet spell, the Perth Mint's Star Trek license is back with a coin commemorating 30 years since the debut of Star Trek: Next Generation. This was a series that was incredibly awaited and one which has earned its own place in Trek canon. Running for 7 years and [...]

Ghostbusters anniversary wraps up with a Stay Puft Marshmallow Man silver coin

By | 2017-07-30T16:20:37+00:00 August 1st, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Ghostbusters anniversary wraps up with a Stay Puft Marshmallow Man silver coin The last of three coins celebrating the iconic comedy movie Ghostbusters, and following on from the crew coin and the Slimer coin released over the last couple of months, this one depicts the giant Stay Puft Marshmallow Man. This very cool movie (the original, not last years crapfest), certainly warrants some cool coins and while [...]

July, 2017

Classic Star Wars continues its run through the main characters with the translation droid C-3PO

By | 2017-07-25T11:31:03+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Categories: Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Classic Star Wars continues its run through the main characters with the translation droid C-3PO Easily the best of the movie licence coins currently being produced in our opinion, Classic Star Wars features major characters from one of the mosst successful franchises in cinema history. Now on its ninth release, previous issues have been Darth Vader, Han Solo, Yoda, R2-D2, Princess Leia, Obi-Wan Kenobi,  Luke Skywalker and [...]

Bambi, one of the all-time great animated movies is 75 years old and the NZ Mint celebrates

By | 2017-07-17T05:47:59+00:00 July 17th, 2017|Categories: Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Bambi, one of the all-time great animated movies is 75 years old and the NZ Mint celebrates Widely considered one of the finest of the early animated movies by Disney, Bambi tells the story of the early life of a fawn. Because it was released in the middle of the Second World War, it wasn't a box-office success on its initial cinema run, but subsequent runs have [...]

The Empires classic TIE Fighter schematics adorn the latest Star Wars Ships silver coin

By | 2017-07-10T14:30:26+00:00 July 10th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The Empires classic TIE Fighter schematics adorn the latest Star Wars Ships silver coin The fourth coin in the New Zealand Mint's new Star Wars Ships series of coloured silver coins depicts a craft even more iconic than the X-Wing - the Imperial TIE Fighter. Following earlier 2017 releases featuring the legendary Millennium Falcon, the powerful Imperial Star Destroyer and the X-Wing starfighter, this coin depictis the [...]

Spiderman Homecoming movie immortalised by John Mercanti on new proof coin range

By | 2017-07-07T14:14:20+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Categories: Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, BH Mayer, Cook Islands|

Spiderman Homecoming movie immortalised by John Mercanti on new proof coin range The latest blockbuster movie from the Marvel Comics Universe (MCU) is one than fans never thought they would see. The movie rights to Spiderman are not actually owned by them, but like the X-Men and the Fantastic Four, are owned by Sony. Fortunately, a deal was thrashed out that let Spiderman join the MCU and [...]

Ghostbusters is back with Slimer, the second of three silver coins celebrating the cult movie

By | 2017-07-03T23:30:06+00:00 July 4th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Ghostbusters is back with Slimer, the second of three silver coins celebrating the cult movie The second of three coins celebrating the iconic comedy movie Ghostbusters, this follows on from the crew coin featured last month and comes before the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man that will round out the set next month. It's a brilliant movie that certainly warrants numismatic recognition, just a shame that reboot movie [...]

June, 2017

The Little Whirlwind is the latest Mickey Mouse classic immortalised in numismatic gold and silver

By | 2017-06-25T13:53:59+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The Little Whirlwind is the latest Mickey Mouse classic immortalised in numismatic gold and silver The New Zealand Mint's flagship Disney coin range continues apace with its third 2017 release and seventh overall. The series Mickey Through the Ages features some of the influential shorts and movies that have defined this media giants most iconic character. Previous coins have been The Band Concert, The Brave Little Tailor, [...]