A round up of the latest in movie and television coins – Minions, Back to the Future, DC Comics, & more

By |2021-08-16T00:52:31+01:00July 9th, 2021|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, The Coin Company|

A round up of the latest in movie and television coins - Minions, Back to the Future, DC Comics, & more A bit late with this onje today, we thought a quick round-up of the three or four new movie coins wouldn't take too long to get together, but the list continued to grow to [...]

Bean is back with his teddy in tow. CIT debuts a Mr Bean silver foil and a proof minigold coin

By |2021-05-31T16:41:42+01:00May 31st, 2021|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Gold, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Cook Islands|

Bean is back with his teddy in tow. CIT debuts a Mr Bean silver foil and a proof minigold coin Last year, CIT hit us with the surprise release of a coin commemorating the 30th anniversary of legendary comedic creation, Mr. Bean. A creation of the brilliant comedian, Rowan Atkinson, it has transcended his even better [...]

YEAR OF THE CHARMING TIGER RANGE (2021 CIT)

By |2021-04-29T22:20:42+01:00April 29th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Banknote / Foil, Lunar Calendar, Gold, Silver, CIT Coin Invest, Mongolia|

A new selection of CIT coins is coming and the first we're looking at is the latest in the mints dabble with the Lunar Calendar. Instead of an annual selection of simple coin designs that rely solely on the depiction of the relevant animal, CIT bring to market some pretty cool fully dimensional pieces. The latest of [...]

DC COVERS: ACTION COMICS #7 (2021 NZ Mint)

By |2021-01-08T12:39:11+00:00January 8th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Silver, NZ Mint|

The third time Action Comics has appeared in this series, issue #7 is a strange choice. A very sought after issue because of its rarity, it continues the style of the time in having a mix of small stories inside. in this case there are seven overall, with six being essentially throwaway stories. The headliner is Superman [...]

New Zealand Mint expands its popular culture range with Lord of the Rings and a silver foil map of Middle Earth

By |2020-11-27T01:14:18+00:00November 27th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

New Zealand Mint expands its popular culture range with Lord of the Rings and a silver foil map of Middle Earth It's been a much quieter year on the silver foil front than 2019 was, partly from Coroney, of course, but we think the flood of them was bound to ease off anyway. The main reason is [...]

The Perth Mint showcases the Craig-era 007 movies with a set of five gram silver movie poster foils

By |2020-10-12T08:39:13+01:00October 12th, 2020|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint|

The Perth Mint showcases the Craig-era 007 movies with a set of five gram silver movie poster foils You have to feel sorry for Daniel Craig and the Bond movie team. Due to premiere in April 2020, everyone's most hated virus soon put the brakes on the release of the 25th movie, 'No Time To [...]

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, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

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, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

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, Cook Islands, Downies|

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 [...]

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