Movies & TV

June, 2018

Darth Vader is wheezing his way back in 2018 with a new bullion coin from Niue and the NZ Mint

By | 2018-06-20T15:52:46+00:00 June 20th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Bullion, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Darth Vader is wheezing his way back in 2018 with a new bullion coin from Niue and the NZ Mint 2018 DARTH VADER BULLION The latest bullion coin from a company that has embraced that market more than ever recently, the NZ Mint today announce their new 2018 Darth Vader issue. Like the first Vader coin and the subsequent Stormtrooper and Disney issues, this will be available as [...]

After Star Wars silver foil posters it’s the turn of Star Trek The Motion Picture to shine

By | 2018-06-17T13:52:59+00:00 June 17th, 2018|Categories: Banknote Style, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

After Star Wars silver foil posters it's the turn of Star Trek The Motion Picture to shine The coin note and foil market continues to expand in theme and yet again, it'e the New Zealand Mint driving the wider choice. Following on front the standard banknote-sized issued, the NZ Mint launched a giant 'premium' foil range with a reproduction of the classic Star Wars movie poster. Considerably [...]

Star Wars Classic launches its second design of 2018 and it’s another of the evil pantheon, Darth Maul

By | 2018-06-10T13:01:49+00:00 June 10th, 2018|Categories: Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars Classic launches its second design of 2018 and it's another of the evil pantheon, Darth Maul Regular readers will know that Classic Star Wars is one of our favourite movie-themed coin ranges being released in recent years and as this New Zealand Mint series has now hit its twelfth release, we guess you do to. We think the core appeal of this range lies in [...]

I tawt I taw a Puddy Tat coin a cweeping up on me. I did I tawt a Puddy Tat coin as plain as it could be”

By | 2018-06-05T07:26:19+00:00 June 5th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

I tawt I taw a Puddy Tat coin a cweeping up on me. I did I tawt a Puddy Tat coin as plain as it could be" 2018 TWEETY BIRD The third of five coins in the Looney Tunes collection, it follows Bugs Bunny and Daffy Duck and will itself be followed by Sylvester the Cat (August) and Tasmanian Devil (October). Bright and bold as you'd expect [...]

May, 2018

Niue’s Classic Disney gold and silver coin series noses ahead with Pinocchio

By | 2018-05-30T12:32:22+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Categories: Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Niue's Classic Disney gold and silver coin series noses ahead with Pinocchio Despite being the New Zealand Mints core Disney coin range, it's been pretty quiet on the Disney Classic front since the release of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs last October. This has been a series that has remained close to traditional coin design by eschewing the use of any adornments - indeed, even colour [...]

Pobjoy Mint debuts an innovative cupro-nickel Angry Birds coin for Sierra Leone

By | 2018-05-02T21:53:03+00:00 May 2nd, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Pobjoy Mint, Sierra Leone|

Pobjoy Mint debuts an innovative cupro-nickel Angry Birds coin for Sierra Leone We don't normally cover base metal coins unless they're a little unusual and this new issue from the British Pobjoy Mint is one the kids will find particularly interesting. Featuring the smash-hit videogame Angry Birds, it depicts the angriest of them all - Red. The bit for the kids comes in the form of a [...]

April, 2018

The latest Disney silver coin series stars the characters we all love to hate – the villains

By | 2018-04-29T21:10:51+00:00 April 29th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The latest Disney silver coin series stars the characters we all love to hate - the villains The Disney juggernaut rolls on from the New Zealand Mint with the debut of a spiritual sister-series to the Princesses range from a couple of years ago. Called Disney Villains, it aims to showcase the characters that, let's be honest, are the real stars of the movies. First out [...]

The New Zealand Mint expands its Star Trek offerings away from coins with a new miniature range

By | 2018-04-24T23:21:53+00:00 April 24th, 2018|Categories: Movies & TV, Miniatures, NZ Mint|

The New Zealand Mint expands its Star Trek offerings away from coins with a new miniature range Undoubted kings of the popular culture coin market, the New Zealand Mint has for years offered silver coins for a whole swath of franchises. Currently issuing multiple ranges of coins and coin notes for such impressive licences as Disney, Star Wars and DC Comics, the recent addition of Star Trek [...]

Marvel silver bullion coin series gains its fourth entrant with the release of Iron Man

By | 2018-04-23T14:09:23+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Marvel silver bullion coin series gains its fourth entrant with the release of Iron Man As one of the primary characters in the Marvel Universe, Iron Man was an inevitable choice to appear on the Marvel bullion coin series. Following a Spiderman coin last May, a Thor coin in September, and a 2018 Black Panther coin just a couple of months ago, the series is quickly working [...]

Star Trek Original Series coin note set wraps up with Chekov and Spock

By | 2018-04-22T12:46:20+00:00 April 22nd, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Banknote Style, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Trek Original Series coin note set wraps up with Chekov and Spock One of the new wave of silver coin notes being issued by the New Zealand Mint throughout 2018, the Star Trek Original Series set is an attractive homage to the series that fans are sure to enjoy. Not one for the traditional coin collector perhaps, these have appeal to fans of the series [...]