Movies & TV

September, 2018

Iron Man forges his own dimensional silver coin to kick off a new Marvel Icon series

By |2018-09-19T12:23:15+00:00September 18th, 2018|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, Fiji|

Iron Man forges his own dimensional silver coin to kick off a new Marvel Icon series 2019 ICONS OF MARVEL: IRON MAN The last few years has since the emergence and increasing popularity of the dimensional coin. Starting with some crude and not particularly attractive models on coins, the type moved to coins that literally took on a custom shape. CIT Coin Invest have [...]

Star Trek Next Generation foils coming thick and fast with two more in the seven issue series now out

By |2018-09-16T22:06:30+00:00September 16th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Trek Next Generation foils coming thick and fast with two more in the seven issue series now out 2018 STAR TREK NEXT GEN FOIL SERIES In what has been a very rapid release schedule, the New Zealand Mint has issued the fifth and sixth foils in its Star Trek Next Generation series of seven. The first release, Encounter at Farpoint, only debuted in early August, so [...]

Fan favourite Trek movie, The Wrath of Khan, is immortalised on a new premium silver foil

By |2018-09-16T14:08:23+00:00September 16th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Fan favourite Trek movie, The Wrath of Khan, is immortalised on a new premium silver foil One of the New Zealand Mint's premium foil ranges, Star Trek Movies reproduces some of the original classic movie posters on the mints biggest silver foil format. Called Premium Silver Foil, these are way bigger than the more numerous banknote-sized coin-notes, and they come in at an expansive 262 x 175 [...]

Juan Ortiz penned Star Trek Next Generation foil series sees releases 3 and 4

By |2018-09-06T22:00:41+00:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Juan Ortiz penned Star Trek Next Generation foil series sees releases 3 and 4 2018 STAR TREK NEXT GEN FOIL SERIES The New Zealand Mints seven piece set of silver foils continues with a double release of two of the finest episodes in the series seven season history. The first is one of the most popular episodes of all- Best of Both Worlds. Telling the story of Captain Picards transformation [...]

Death Star finally makes it into the New Zealand Mints Star Wars coin range, and in high-relief form

By |2018-09-03T21:54:02+00:00September 3rd, 2018|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Death Star finally makes it into the New Zealand Mints Star Wars coin range, and in high-relief form It was only a few weeks ago that the New Zealand Mint added to its Ultra High Relief (UHR) Star Wars range with the launch of a Stormtrooper coin. A good-looking piece, it marked the first time the character had appeared on one of the mints collectible Star Wars coin [...]

August, 2018

Star Trek Next Gen foil series showcases the first great episode, The Measure of a Man

By |2018-08-22T13:09:51+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Trek Next Gen foil series showcases the first great episode, The Measure of a Man The second of Niue's Star Trek: Next Generation silver foils is out today and continues with the use of the art of Star Trek fan favourite, Juan Ortiz. Heavily stylised, almost Warhol-like in places, Ortiz manages to distill an episode down to its core elements and present them in a bold [...]

Mickey Mouse is 90 and Niue goes full throttle with a full selection of coins, foils and a miniature

By |2018-08-19T14:10:48+00:00August 19th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Gold, Movies & TV, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Mickey Mouse is 90 and Niue goes full throttle with a full selection of coins, foils and a miniature It's a big anniversary for Mickey Mouse with the Dsiney mascot celebrating his 90th birthday. As a flagship event for the New Zealand Mints flagship licence, it was easy to predict there would be at least one silver coin being released to mark the event, but we got a [...]

Star Wars poster coin series continues with the prequel movie Attack of the Clones

By |2018-08-15T14:24:06+00:00August 15th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars poster coin series continues with the prequel movie Attack of the Clones 2018 ATTACK OF THE CLONES A pretty cool poster for a lacklustre movie sums up the New Zealand Mint's latest entrant in it's multi-year Star Wars poster series of one-ounce silver coins. Rectangular, as most poster coins are and should be, it's a simple enough affair that fans of the movie (I think [...]

The art of Juan Ortiz adorns Niue’s latest series of Star Trek silver foils for the Next Generation

By |2018-08-05T15:25:11+00:00August 5th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The art of Juan Ortiz adorns Niue's latest series of Star Trek silver foils for the Next Generation Good or bad, depending on your love or hate of silver coin notes/foils, the choice of subjects on this new format has increased exponentially as we work our through 2018. The foremost champion of this market has been the New Zealand Mint. With this mints heavy involvement in the [...]

July, 2018

Stormtroopers go ultra high relief with Niue’s latest proof coin from the Star Wars Universe

By |2018-07-29T13:38:16+00:00July 29th, 2018|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Stormtroopers go ultra high relief with Niue's latest proof coin from the Star Wars Universe Our favourite of the various Star Wars coins issued by the New Zealand Mint, their Ultra High Relief range combines the basic style of the excellent Classic Star Wars series, with some more ambitious strikes. Available only in silver however, the lack of gold is offset by an increase in the weight [...]

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