THE RISE OF SKYWALKER POSTER FOIL (2020, NZ Mint)

By |2020-08-12T13:35:54+01:00August 12th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The last of the New Zealand Mint's Star Wars Posters premium silver foils drops today and features another of the new and divisive movies in the long running franchise, Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker. While there are people that love or hate the new trilogy, they're actually movies that you can also feel indifferent about as [...]

SENSATION COMICS #1 FOIL (2020, NZ Mint)

By |2020-05-30T01:18:54+01:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, NZ Mint|

One of the New Zealand Mint's superb 'Premium Foil' series, DC Comic Covers reproduces some of the iconic cover artwork from the last 80 years of what is now known today as DC. Some of the most popular superheroes around have been birthed in this period, and with the genre now more popular than ever, although ironically [...]

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back hits four decades in age. NZ Mint issues a range of coins and foils.

By |2020-05-01T17:14:04+01:00May 1st, 2020|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back hits four decades in age. NZ Mint issues a range of coins and foils. For the fans, The Empire Strikes Back is widely considered the best of the Star Wars movies, for non-fans, one of the only movies in the franchise that can stand against some of the [...]

WMF20: Captain Cooks epic voyages mapped on a extra large silver foil from Downies

By |2020-02-02T22:27:37+00:00February 2nd, 2020|Categories: Banknote / Foil, History, Science, Downies, Cook Islands|

WMF20: Captain Cooks epic voyages mapped on a extra large silver foil from Downies While the fledgling silver foil market has mainly focused on the ever increasing media franchise presence in the numismatic world, the early issues were more interesting and innovative in nature. First amongst these was a superb reproduction of a 1507-penned [...]

The NZ Mint starts its Star Wars silver poster foil run through the final Star Wars trilogy

By |2020-01-06T23:49:11+00:00January 13th, 2020|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The NZ Mint starts its Star Wars silver poster foil run through the final Star Wars trilogy The NZ Mint's premium foil series of Star Wars movie posters continues its run through the nine movies in the main sequence (a trilogy trilogy?) with the first of the latest three, The [...]

The magical houses of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry hit the silver foil selection from Niue

By |2019-11-02T00:57:56+00:00November 1st, 2019|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The magical houses of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry hit the silver foil selection from Niue Following the Crown Mint's launch of its new eight-coin series of Harry Potter character coins last month, it came as a surprise to learn that the New Zealand Mint were also to debut a whole range of [...]

Riker and Worf join Picard in Niue’s Star Trek Next Generation character foil set

By |2019-09-26T16:42:38+01:00September 26th, 2019|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Riker and Worf join Picard in Niue's Star Trek Next Generation character foil set The second and third foils in the New Zealand Mints six-piece set of Star Trek: Next Generation character foils are now available. Following the debut of Captain Jean-Luc Picard just last month, Commander Riker and the Klingon Security Chief, Worf, [...]

Star Wars annual weirdness returns with carol singing rebels on a new festive silver foil

By |2019-09-19T12:27:51+01:00September 19th, 2019|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars annual weirdness returns with carol singing rebels on a new festive silver foil With silver foils remaining popular and clearly here to stay, we're seeing a bit more variety in the styles and subjects than we were initially. The NZ Mint ae the biggest issuers of the relatively new format [...]

Captain Picard kicks off a new six-foil series featuring the Next-gen crew of the Enterprise-D

By |2019-08-27T12:12:27+01:00August 27th, 2019|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Captain Picard kicks off a new six-foil series featuring the Next-Gen crew of the Enterprise-D Star Trek in its many forms is no stranger to the modern collectible coin market. Initially the licence was run by the Perth Mint, who released several series over the next few years, and continue to do so. [...]

ANA 2019: Numiscollect launches another imaginative mix of superb silver coins

By |2019-08-14T18:38:09+01:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Culture, History, Coloured, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Numiscollect, Mongolia|

ANA 2019: Numiscollect launches another imaginative mix of superb silver coins Up there with the best of the world;s coin producers, Dutch company Numiscollect have tapped into the CIT/BH Mayer pairing, thus leveraging the expertise on offer to bring to reality some of the best coins released today. Numiscollect have a great [...]

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