January, 2020

The worst marksmen in the galaxy launch the new Star Wars coin series, Guards of the Empire

By |2020-01-15T01:43:05+00:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The worst marksmen in the galaxy launch the new Star Wars coin series, Guards of the Empire Hardly a new subject on coins, Star Wars has had a fantastic run of new issues from the New Zealand Mint over the last half-decade, and it seems the mint is far from finished with the humongous movie franchise. We've already seen poster foils, but this latest coin is the [...]

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 Force Awakens. Whatever your views on the new movies, and they do differ wildly, there's [...]

NZ Mint bullion kicks off a busy 2020 with the APMEX-distributed Mickey & Minnie in gold and silver

By |2020-01-06T19:08:08+00:00January 6th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, News Nuggets, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

NZ Mint bullion kicks off a busy 2020 with the APMEX-distributed Mickey & Minnie in gold and silver It seems that 2020 is going to be as busy as 2019 if the early release of the latest Disney-themed bullion coin is any indicator. These seemingly very popular coins have seen their release schedule increase while the mintages of each design have been reduced to what are very low numbers.A cute [...]

December, 2019

Love Star Wars? Got a fat wallet? The NZ Mint has just what you need with its ultra-limited gold series

By |2019-12-20T18:32:54+00:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: Gold, Movies & TV, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Love Star Wars? Got a fat wallet? The NZ Mint has just what you need with its ultra-limited gold series Star Wars is back in the news with the conclusion of the more than fifty-year old, nine-movie science fiction saga. We're pretty sure you know all you need to about this phenomenon, and even coin collectors have had plenty of choice over the last half-decade with 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: Bullion, News Nuggets, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

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 [...]

Dinna, Dinna, Dinna, Dinna Batcoin!!! Classic camp 60’s series debuts on Niue’s new silver coins

By |2019-11-15T23:30:52+00:00November 15th, 2019|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Dinna, Dinna, Dinna, Dinna Batcoin!!! Classic camp 60's series debuts on Niue's new silver coins Okay, I'm going to admit up front to having a soft-spot for this quite mad series. Rampaging across TV screens in the late 1960's for a total of 120 episodes, there probably hadn't been a cast asked to say lines like these since acting began, but they all took it in their strides to [...]

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 similarly themed issues. We've noticed the spread of media franchises in the numismatic world is [...]

October, 2019

NZ Mint expands its impressive miniature range to the Star Wars Universe with Darth Vader

By |2019-10-28T11:41:30+00:00October 28th, 2019|Categories: Movies & TV, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint|

NZ Mint expands its impressive miniature range to the Star Wars Universe with Darth Vader After a run of Star Trek, DC Comics and Disney characters, the New Zealand Mint has finally jumped into the Star Wars Universe for its range of cast silver miniatures. Not our usual thing here, we've seen a few of these in hand now and they are quite superb in detail and quality. It [...]

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker hits the coin world with a trio of new issues from Niue

By |2019-10-03T22:19:37+01:00October 3rd, 2019|Categories: Coloured, Gold, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker hits the coin world with a trio of new issues from Niue All the way back in 1977 when Star Wars debuted, it was envisaged as a nine-movie triple trilogy. What is now known as the Original Trilogy (1977-1983). actual constitutes episodes 4-6 in the sequence of 9. The Prequel Trilogy followed between 1999-2005 and formed episodes 1-3. The latest, and last series [...]

September, 2019

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, are the subjects this time, with just Troi, Data and Geordi LaForge yet to come.At [...]

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