September, 2019

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 and have concentrated on movie posters and characters for their many licenced properties. There is [...]

August, 2019

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. In the convoluted world of media licencing, however, the Royal Canadian Mint also started to [...]

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 reputation for inventive designs and a wide choice of themes and their ANA 2019 selection [...]

ANA 2019: CIT launches an eclectic mix of top quality collectable coins

By |2019-08-14T22:19:53+01:00August 14th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Culture, History, Coloured, Gilded, Gold, Nature, Inserts, Science, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands, Mongolia|

ANA 2019: CIT launches an eclectic mix of top quality collectable coins Liechtenstein coin producer CIT have long been the darlings of the coin world, with their ability to design, and then fully realise, some ambitious and stunning numismatics. Since the debut of the Tiffany series back in 2004, they, along with the mint BH Mayer, have repeatedly pushed the envelope on what is possible, and their [...]

July, 2019

Donald Duck is celebrating 85 quacking years at the top with a new precious metal range

By |2019-07-31T10:33:28+01:00July 31st, 2019|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Gold, Movies & TV, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Donald Duck is celebrating 85 quacking years at the top with a new precious metal rangee Disney has a seemingly endless supply of characters known throughout the world, so it's fairly easy to find one that has a major anniversary coming up. Outside of the companies iconic rodent, who celebrated his 90th birthday last August, it falls to Donald Duck to do ambassadorial duties in 2019. As [...]

Tragic Titanic voyage remembered with a silver foil ticket and boarding pass

By |2019-07-19T15:16:39+01:00July 19th, 2019|Categories: Banknote / Foil, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

Tragic Titanic voyage remembered with a silver foil ticket and boarding pass If you have even the most cursory interest in history or the sea, you'll have heard of the tragic maiden voyage of the Titanic. This huge and luxurious ocean liner was just five days into her first commercial voyage when she struck an iceberg and sank into the icy waters of the North Atlantic, taking [...]

June, 2019

Did he retake his driving test in the Batmobilityscooter? Batman is 80 years old and Niue celebrates

By |2019-06-25T15:09:48+01:00June 25th, 2019|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Gold, Movies & TV, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Did he retake his driving test in the Batmobilityscooter? Batman is 80 years old and Niue celebrates Despite the juggernaut that is the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), it's probably fair to say that Batman remains the most well known and iconic superhero in popular culture today. Appearing in multiple blockbuster movies, often of outstanding quality, various television series, books and, of course, thousands of comic books, the [...]

Iconic Alien movie poster finally arrives on a premium silver foil courtesy of the Perth Mint

By |2019-06-17T01:40:01+01:00June 17th, 2019|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint|

Iconic Alien movie poster finally arrives on a premium silver foil courtesy of the Perth Mint The New Zealand Mint has popularised the concept of a large silver foil and did so by the simple act of reproducing movie posters and comic covers. As the movie memorabilia market is both capacious and full of variety, it's hard to argue with that as a business plan. Despite that,and [...]

Leonardo da Vinci celebrations continue with a five gram silver foil from Allcollect

By |2019-06-11T09:51:56+01:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Allcollect, Banknote / Foil, History, People, Silver|

Leonardo da Vinci celebrations continue with a five gram silver foil from Allcollect This year sees the 500th anniversary of the death of Renaissance giant Leonardo da Vinci and the numismatic world has certainly taken notice. Various coin issues have looked at Leonardo's work in invention, especially the superb Czech Mint series, and others have concentrated on his many masterpieces in the world of art and sculpture, [...]

May, 2019

Minnie joins Mickey in the silver Minnieature world with a new release from the NZ Mint

By |2019-05-31T12:32:48+01:00May 31st, 2019|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Gold, Movies & TV, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Minnie joins Mickey in the silver Minnieature world with a new release from the NZ Mint A little off our usual beaten track, but here's the New Zealand Mint's latest silver miniature. Last August the mint launched a whole range of coins to celebrate the 90th anniversary of Mickey Mouse. In amongst the goodies was a cast silver sculpture of the iconic rodent. Standing around 9 cm in height, [...]

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