Film and Television coins start their journey through 2022 with another wide selection of hit franchises

By |2022-01-18T08:56:48+00:00January 18th, 2022|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Crown Mint, MDM, MintXXI, NZ Mint, Perth Mint, Spain|

Film and Television coins start their journey through 2022 with another wide selection of hit franchises It looks like 2022 is going to carry on where 2021 left off, if this January selection of popular culture coins is any indicator. There's another full selection of coins and rounds on offer, mostly from the usual producers, and [...]

Our first new bullion coin release round-up of 2022 is a varied mix

By |2022-01-17T22:39:43+00:00January 17th, 2022|Categories: APMEX, Bullion, Bullion Round, Gold, Silver, LPM HK, Niue Island, NZ Mint, Perth Mint, Spain, Tuvalu|

Our first new bullion coin release round-up of 2022 is a varied mix Continuing our regular round-ups of new bullion coins entering an ever-increasing market full of activity, is our first one of 2022. There's another wide selection of subjects, although formats tend to have stuck close to the traditional one-ounce in most cases. There [...]

SAMURAI & BOBA FETT CHIBI (2022 NZ Mint)

By |2022-01-11T12:57:14+00:00January 11th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Well, 2022 is here, and it seems the Chibi juggernaut isn't going to be slowing down for it. The four issues per month schedule will be continuing in January, and as usual, there will be two pairs issued, one early, one late in the month. More importantly, three of the four will be launch coins in new [...]

A superb miniature of Boba Fett headlines our last round-up of film & TV themed coins in 2021

By |2021-12-10T14:05:40+00:00December 10th, 2021|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Miniatures, Silver, Crown Mint, NZ Mint|

A superb miniature of Boba Fett headlines our last round-up of film & TV themed coins in 2021 The last round-up of film and television coins in 2021, and it's one dominated by the New Zealand Mint, offset by just a single release from APMEX. Despite that, a wide range of offerings headlined by a superb [...]

Street Fighter II Arcade (2021 New Zealand Mint)

By |2021-11-26T11:01:46+00:00November 26th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

It seems that the darling of the moment in the popular culture genre is the anniversary of the legendary fighting game, Street Fighter, with both LPM and the NZ Mint issuing several different ranges. The latest is from the latter, and rather than being part of a uniquely Street Fighter series, it's the fourth annual release in the [...]

Movie & TV coin roundup for late November and there’s bullion, and Captain Kirk launches Star Trek into the Chibiverse

By |2021-11-23T09:45:28+00:00November 23rd, 2021|Categories: Coloured, Silver, New Zealand, Niue Island, NZ Mint, NZ Post|

Movie & TV coin roundup for late November and there's bullion, and Captain Kirk launches Star Trek into the Chibiverse Round-up number six has come round sooner than we expected, or wanted, to be honest, but there's no escaping the fact the genre is on a roll at the moment. At least we have some neat [...]

Batman Returns with an impressive new 80 mm tall silver miniature of the Caped Crusader crusading

By |2021-11-17T19:07:37+00:00November 17th, 2021|Categories: Movies & TV, Miniatures, Silver, NZ Mint|

Batman Returns with an impressive new 80 mm tall silver miniature of the Caped Crusader crusading It's been a while since we've seen a silver miniature emanate from the New Zealand Mint, with only Grogu from the mega-hit The Mandalorian show coming out, but we have seen others dip their toes in. The Mint of Gdańsk [...]

It’s movie and TV coin time with our early November round-up of the new releases

By |2021-11-09T15:23:33+00:00November 9th, 2021|Categories: Banknote / Foil, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint, Perth Mint, The Coin Company, Tuvalu|

It's movie and TV coin time with our early November round-up of the new releases Our fifth round-up of movie and TV coins has a couple of surprises, but is generally more of the same. In general, it's more Chibi, more shaped coins, and more 007, so our decision to round these coins up rather than [...]

DC Comics Superman bullion coin (2021 NZ Mint)

By |2021-10-28T16:48:08+01:00October 28th, 2021|Categories: Quicklooks, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

The popular culture invasion of the bullion market continues apace with the launch of the third of the New Zealand Mint's DC Comics rsnge. After Batman and Wonder Woman, we come to that most iconic of superheroes, Superman. It's actually a really good design, drawing heavily from the modern comic era rather than the movie world and it's [...]

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