Movies & TV

October, 2017

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, Gold, Movies & TV, 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, Gold, Movies & TV, 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 [...]

Mickey Through the Ages coin series series wraps up with the 1983 classic, Mickey’s Christmas Carol

By | 2017-10-01T18:21:51+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Mickey Through the Ages coin series series wraps up with the 1983 classic, Mickey's Christmas Carol The curtain comes down on what has been a fine numismatic tribute to Walt Disney's biggest creation, Mickey Mouse. The eighth coin in a set featuring many of the rodents most iconic performances from the 1930's to the 1980's, Mickey Through the Ages has encapsulated much of what people find appealing about [...]

September, 2017

The Rebel Alliance Snowspeeder from The Empire Strikes back is blueprinted in silver

By | 2017-09-23T21:58:32+00:00 September 24th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The Rebel Alliance Snowspeeder from The Empire Strikes back is blueprinted in silver Rapidly working its way through the line-up of vehicles in the Star Wars Universe, the New Zealand Mints Star Wars Ships series of coloured silver coins is now on its fifth release. Previous issues have featured the Millennium Falcon, the Imperial Star Destroyer, the X-Wing starfighter, and the Tie Fighter. This time we're closer [...]

The classic tale of The Three Little Pigs is the third in the Disney 1930’s poster coin series celebrating the early shorts

By | 2017-09-18T13:02:51+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The classic tale of The Three Little Pigs is the third in the Disney 1930's poster coin series celebrating the early shorts While certainly having a lower profile in the coin collecting market than the huge hit that is the Star Wars movie poster coins, the New Zealand Mints companion series showcasing the early Disney shorts from the 1930's is no less impressively done. After Mickey's Revue [...]

Perth Mint launches its second Marvel Comics silver bullion coin with the Asgardian God Thor

By | 2017-09-08T13:04:40+00:00 September 8th, 2017|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Perth Mint launches its second Marvel Comics silver bullion coin with the Asgardian God Thor It's only a short while ago that the first Marvel Comics themed silver bullion coin debuted into a market flourishing with choice, but we're already seeing a second coin, so they're clearly sticking around as an ongoing series. While the first coin featured Spiderman, timed just right for the release of the [...]

August, 2017

Star Wars The Last Jedi, the years most eagerly awaited movie, gets 3 new silver coins featuring key characters

By | 2017-08-31T15:40:57+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars The Last Jedi, the years most eagerly awaited movie, gets 3 new silver coins featuring key characters We all know by now that Star Wars is a movie phenomenon and likewise we're all pretty sure that despite the multiple superhero movies appearing in cinemas this year, that Star Wars Episode IX: The Last Jedi, is going to be the biggest hit of 2017. Due to [...]

Darth Vader reappears at the New Zealand Mint in ultra high relief form on a new silver coin

By | 2017-08-27T15:00:45+00:00 August 28th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Darth Vader reappears at the New Zealand Mint in ultra high relief form on a new silver coin In a departure from their Star Wars issues within themed series, the New Zealand Mint is today releasing a new Darth Vader coin in a format rare at this mint, although not so elsewhere. The two-ounce ultra high relief silver coin has probably been the darling of the modern [...]

Disney debuts on the new silver foil banknote-style coin format with Mickey and Friends

By | 2017-08-24T11:46:16+00:00 August 24th, 2017|Categories: Banknote Style, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Disney debuts on the new silver foil banknote-style coin format with Mickey and Friends Just recently gaining in popularity with CIT's Skyline Dollar range, silver foils are coins that take on the form of a banknote. They're formed in five grams of fine silver and reach the not insubstantial size of 150 x 70 mm, managing that by being less than than 0.05 mm in thickness. The [...]

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

By | 2017-08-30T17:27:34+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 [...]