Holy investment opportunity, Batman!! The Dark Knight hits the bullion market with a new gold and silver coin

By |2021-01-18T14:23:33+00:00January 18th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Bullion, Gold, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Holy investment opportunity, Batman!! The Dark Knight hits the bullion market with a new gold and silver coin With the big success of Star Wars and Disney bullion coins, the New Zealand Mint is now trying its hand at shoehorning its many Warner Brothers licences into the market as well. It's a good idea. The Perth [...]

DINOSAURS: 05 BRONTOSAURUS (2021 NZ Mint)

By |2021-01-14T22:14:56+00:00January 14th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Nature, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The fifth of the New Zealand Mint's neat little Dinosaur coins is launched today and features the controversial Brontosaurus. This poor beastie was a thing, then wasn't a thing for decades (it lost its name to Apatasaurus), and then became a thing again as the type specimen was reclassified. Whatever the case, it's one of the most [...]

HARLEY QUINN CHIBI (2021 NEW ZEALAND MINT)

By |2021-01-12T11:43:56+00:00January 12th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Chibi is back bright and early in 2021 with the launch of the 7th in the DC Comics sub-series, Harley Quinn. Coming to fame as The Joker's main love, Harley Quinn is now one of the most popular DC characters of them all, with both a hit animated series, and the Margot Robbie headlined movie appearances. She [...]

From Star Wars to DC Comics, the NZ Mint takes dimensional face coins to the dark world of the Caped Crusader

By |2021-01-11T11:20:03+00:00January 11th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

From Star Wars to DC Comics, the NZ Mint takes dimensional face coins to the dark world of the Caped Crusader The NZ Mint has had great success with its Star Wars Helmets range of dimensional silver coins and has now decided to take the concept into the DC Comics Universe. For those unaware, these are what [...]

Mint of Poland widens its look at Slavic mythology with a new coin featuring Skarbek, the Spirit of Coalmines

By |2021-01-09T00:47:48+00:00January 8th, 2021|Categories: Art & Literature, Culture, Inserts, Silver, Mint of Poland, Niue Island|

Mint of Poland widens its look at Slavic mythology with a new coin featuring Skarbek, the Spirit of Coalmines It appears that 'Slavic Gods' isn't going to be the only facet of Eastern European mythology showcased by the Mint of Poland as today, they've released a new coin looking at other aspects of it. Indeed, [...]

UNESCO PRAGUE HISTORICAL CENTRE (2020 Czech Mint)

By |2021-01-07T12:22:23+00:00January 7th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Culture, History, Platinum, Czech Mint, Niue Island|

The Czech Mint has issued the 12th in its series of platinum coins depicting Czech UNESCO sites.  When the series kicked off in 2017, there were 12 UNESCO sites in the Czech Republic, and the mint even went to the trouble of creating a wooden box to hold the set. However, in 2019, two more sites were [...]

The Empire’s Death Star returns as a huge kilogram dimensional silver coin for Niue

By |2021-01-04T09:17:59+00:00January 4th, 2021|Categories: Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The Empire’s Death Star returns as a huge kilogram dimensional silver coin for Niue It's fair to say that in the realms of the media franchise coin, the New Zealand Mint's 'Star Wars' range is about as extensive as it gets. Most, however, have been standard format coins of one sort or another. A recent sojourn [...]

STAR WARS VEHICLES: TIE ADVANCED (2020, NZ Mint)

By |2020-12-18T20:10:29+00:00December 18th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Movies & TV, Gold, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Very much at the niche end of the New Zealand Mints copious Star Wars coin output, 'Star Wars Ships' is a series of 1 oz gold issues that, like the title suggests, feature the various legendary vessels from the Star Wars franchise. By its very nature, coins for this movie behemoth would have more appeal at the lower [...]

The pill-gobbling Pacman is 40 years old and APMEX have four new coins to put in the arcade machine

By |2020-12-15T22:38:09+00:00December 15th, 2020|Categories: Culture, Bullion, Coloured, Gold, Silver, Niue Island|

The pill-gobbling Pacman is 40 years old and APMEX have four new coins to put in the arcade machine Given the huge size of the popular culture influence on modern coins over the last half-decade or so, it's surprising that the massive gaming market hasn't appeared more. With games now making more money than movies [...]

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