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September, 2021

Women Warriors continue to hack their way through the patriarchy and this time it’s a Disney-free Mulan

By |2021-09-17T20:15:40+01:00September 17th, 2021|Categories: Culture, History, Gilded, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Women Warriors continue to hack their way through the patriarchy and this time it's a Disney-free Mulan We've seen a slowdown in the number of 2 oz high-relief mythology coins struck by the Mint of Poland this year, but we're glad to see a few of them are still making their way to market. The Pela-Coins issued 'Woman Warrior' series is the latest to put in an appearance, and this third [...]

June, 2020

DISNEY CLASSICS: STEAMBOAT WILLIE (2020, NZ Mint)

By |2020-06-30T13:11:44+01:00June 30th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

You have to go back six years for the first New Zealand Mint Disney coin. They chose the original Mickey Mouse short, Steamboat Willie, and it came in a full range of sizes up to a staggering kilo of gold. Now the subject is back for a reissue in amore limited form. There are very few changes to the design, just the expected inscriptions showing difference.This time the range is limited to a [...]

March, 2020

Disney bullion back for the second time in 2020 with Mickey and Pluto in silver and gold

By |2020-03-21T13:51:33+00:00March 21st, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Disney bullion back for the second time in 2020 with Mickey and Pluto in silver and gold The New Zealand Mint's ongoing run of Disney-themed bullion coins continues with a second release in 2020 already. Obviously these things are pretty popular, even though the mintage is far smaller than the original issues. Then again, that's something common across almost all the bullion coin issuers these days, the [...]

November, 2019

Mickey Mouse Christmas is the latest Disney themed limited run bullion coin from Niue

By |2019-11-21T13:51:48+00:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: News Nuggets, Bullion, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Mickey Mouse Christmas is the latest Disney themed limited run bullion coin from Niue The New Zealand Mint has definitely upped its volume of new bullion coin designs through 2019, and has also embraced the concept of smaller mintages. They've limited their output to the many media franchises that make up their varied portfolio, and Disney is one of the biggest.That companies iconic rodent is again the subject of a [...]

September, 2019

Disney is back in bullion with a view of the Sorcerers Apprentice from the iconic Fantasia

By |2019-09-23T12:03:12+01:00September 23rd, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Disney is back in bullion with a view of the Sorcerers Apprentice from the iconic Fantasia The New Zealand Mint has issued quite a few bullion coins over the last few years in conjunction with the Disney Corporation. Star Wars has been particularly successful, but it's the classic Disney world that has been the backbone for them. Several issues, ranging from the classic characters, to newer movies, have featured, [...]

Disney Classic returns with a homage to Mickey’s Mrs, Minnie Mouse, in gold and silver

By |2019-09-16T15:30:13+01:00September 16th, 2019|Categories: Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Disney Classic returns with a homage to Mickey's Mrs, Minnie Mouse, in gold and silver Mickey Mouse, since his very first outing on the silver screen, has had a girlfriend. Minnie has accompanied the iconic rodent on his adventures for over 90 years since, and has appeared several times in the past in the New Zealand Mints copious selection of collectible gold and silver coins.This time out, she's getting [...]

CLASSIC DISNEY BULLION (2017-) by New Zealand Mint

By |2022-01-21T17:12:54+00:00September 15th, 2019|Categories: , , , |

2017+ DISNEY BULLION by New Zealand Mint Much like the popular Star Wars bullion coin range from the New Zealand Mint, Disney, that franchises parent company, has also seen a range of bullion issues over the last couple of years from the same mint. This showcases their own characters, rather than those bought in from Lucasfilm when it took over George Lucas's iconic science-fiction universe. There's virtually no difference [...]

Disney bullion coins return for Donald Duck’s 85th birthday in gold and silver

By |2019-09-03T14:43:02+01:00September 3rd, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Disney bullion coins return for Donald Duck's 85th birthday in gold and silver Even more so than Star Wars, the New Zealand Mint has issued multiple Disney bullion coin releases over the last few years. Starting with Steamboat Willie, we've seen a mix of designs from both the Mickey Mouse family, and from that of the dysfunctional duck, Donald and his kin. The mints latest issue is [...]

July, 2019

Murderous Moggies weekend: Disney’s classic Lion King adorns the NZ Mints latest bullion coin

By |2019-07-13T18:56:31+01:00July 13th, 2019|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Murderous Moggies weekend: Disney's classic Lion King adorns the NZ Mints latest bullion coin Darth Vader, Mickey Mouse, Stormtroopers, and Scrooge McDuck, have all featured on bullion coins from that king of the popular culture licence, the New Zealand Mint. They've been mining the extensive Disney catalogue for a few years now, but they've preferred to stick to the older stuff as far as classic Disney is [...]

January, 2019

Niue kickstarts its 2019 Disney offerings with the 60th anniversary of Sleeping Beauty in proof silver

By |2019-01-07T22:56:00+00:00January 8th, 2019|Categories: Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Niue kickstarts its 2019 Disney offerings with the 60th anniversary of Sleeping Beauty in proof silver The biggest licence in coins is the New Zealand Mint's Disney franchise, for which the mint has been pumping out coins at a fair old pace recently. We've covered most of them, (we'll be cutting back a little in 2019 to increase variety), but there's no missing Sleeping Beauty's [...]

November, 2018

Disney bullion coin range grows with the addition of a Mickey Mouse 90th anniversary design

By |2018-11-14T22:13:59+00:00November 14th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Bullion, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Disney bullion coin range grows with the addition of a Mickey Mouse 90th anniversary design This year is the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse and the New Zealand Mint has been marking the occasion with a full range of numismatics and more. One thing missing was a bullion coin, but even that niche is now filled with the debut of a new pair  to join their previous issues [...]

July, 2018

Maleficent is the second of Disney’s Evil Queens to join the NZ Mint’s latest silver coin series

By |2018-07-23T01:24:21+01:00July 22nd, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Maleficent is the second of Disney's Evil Queens to join the NZ Mint's latest silver coin series 2018 DISNEY VILLAINS - MALEFICENT A new addition to the Disney behemoth, Disney Villains will star more interesting characters than the usual, tedious goodies that tend to populate coins featuring this media giants many properties.  The first coin depicted the Evil Queen and this time out we have another scumbag, [...]

June, 2018

Disney’s classic Alice in Wonderland movie features on Niue’s latest four-coin set

By |2018-06-24T21:36:20+01:00June 24th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Disney's classic Alice in Wonderland movie features on Niue's latest four-coin set The New Zealand Mint have released another of their rare four-coin sets as part of the ever-growing Disney catalogue. Following a Jungle Book set in 2017, it's the turn of the classic Alice in Wonderland to get the numismatic treatment. Easily one of the best of the Disney classics, Alice in Wonderland is packed full [...]

May, 2018

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

By |2018-05-30T12:32:22+01:00May 30th, 2018|Categories: Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

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 [...]

April, 2018

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

By |2018-04-29T21:10:51+01:00April 29th, 2018|Categories: News Nuggets, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

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 [...]

March, 2018

France celebrates its Disney Connection with the first half of an epic 2018 coin program

By |2018-03-27T13:30:29+01:00March 26th, 2018|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, France, Monnaie de Paris|

France celebrates its Disney Connection with the first half of an epic 2018 coin program It isn't just the New Zealand Mint that issues Disney coins. Ever since the opening of Disneyland Paris, France has held a special place for the creations of Walt Disney. Over the last couple of years the Monnaie de Paris has issued a variety of precious metal numismatics themed around the central Disney [...]

DISNEY PRINCESSES COIN NOTES (2018) by New Zealand Mint

By |2021-10-30T21:35:20+01:00March 4th, 2018|Categories: , |

2018 DISNEY PRINCESSES COIN NOTES by New Zealand Mint 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 are back for a new range of six coins. The specifications [...]

New Disney coins galore at the NZ Mint with additions to existing ranges and a new series

By |2018-03-04T12:21:37+00:00March 4th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

New Disney coins galore at the NZ Mint with additions to existing ranges and a new series The Disney coins continue to flow from the New Zealand Mint and today sees the debut of a new series and additions to two existing ones. Toy Story sees its second release with the iconic Buzz Lightyear joining Woody. A hugely popular movie series and the coins are well done. [...]

February, 2018

New Zealand Mint increases its presence in the coin note market with the debut of Disney Princesses

By |2018-02-11T21:50:43+00:00February 11th, 2018|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

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 [...]

December, 2017

Beloved animated movie series Toy Story, is the latest to join Disney’s expanding coin lineup

By |2017-12-06T12:59:37+00:00December 6th, 2017|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Beloved animated movie series Toy Story, is the latest to join Disney's expanding coin lineup The New Zealand Mint is expanding its range of Disney Pixar coins with an issue celebrating one of the best loved and widely regarded animated movies of all time - Toy Story.  A ground-breaking movie that has spawned two sequels with a third on the way, we certainly can't argue with the [...]

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