The Simpsons – Homer silver bullion coin (2022 Perth Mint)

By |2022-07-06T00:00:55+01:00July 5th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Bullion, Movies & TV, Silver, Perth Mint, Tuvalu|

Homer is back! The Perth Mint's very cool 'The Simpson's' silver bullion coin series continues today, with the second solo appearance of the dopey patriarch, Homer. This has always been a good series, jumping between more formal character portraits (of which this is the third), and general scenes from the smash-hit animated TV show, four of those having [...]

The New Zealand Mint’s impressive silver miniature range expands with a second Darth Vader statue

By |2022-06-30T14:58:38+01:00June 30th, 2022|Categories: Movies & TV, Miniatures, NZ Mint|

The New Zealand Mint's impressive silver miniature range expands with a second Darth Vader statue It's been a while since we saw a new miniature from the New Zealand Mint, but here we are with a second Darth Vader statue. The mint has quite a wide variety of these, spread mainly across its DC Comics, Disney, [...]

A Trip to the Moon, Powercoin’s latest issue, celebrates its 1902 movie namesake, the first true science-fiction film

By |2022-06-27T19:07:23+01:00June 27th, 2022|Categories: Art & Literature, Coloured, Movies & TV, Palau, Powercoin|

A Trip to the Moon, Powercoin's latest issue, celebrates its 1902 movie namesake, the first true science-fiction film Alien, Blade Runner, Star Wars, Star Trek, Flash Gordon, and 2001: A Space Odyssey. Science Fiction is without question the most visually spectacular, and inventive movie genre out there, where writers and directors get to imagine anything and [...]

Game of Thrones – The Three-Eyed Raven (2022 New Zealand Mint)

By |2022-06-21T00:09:45+01:00June 20th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, Movies & TV, Medallion, Silver, NZ Mint|

Today sees the debut of the second issue in the New Zealand Mint's new 'Game of Thrones' range. The range kicked off last month with a coloured medallion carrying the banner of House Targaryen, the family soon to star in their own television show 'House of the Dragon. For the second release, we have a wholly more unusual [...]

The New Zealand Mint expands offering in most of its licenced coin franchises, including the debut of Game of Thrones

By |2022-06-14T22:22:31+01:00June 14th, 2022|Categories: Bullion, Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Medallion, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

The New Zealand Mint expands offering in most of its licenced coin franchises, including the debut of Game of Thrones After our catch-up of Mint of Poland releases yesterday, we're doing the same for another popular mint whose output exceeds our ability to keep up with otherwise. Popular culture coins have a huge collector market of [...]

Chibi Captain Jean-Luc Picard & Admiral Ackbar (2022 New Zealand Mint)

By |2022-05-24T00:22:18+01:00May 24th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

Another quick heads-up on a Chibi coin that may sell quickly, the first in the Star Trek: Next Generation subset has just debuted, and features one of the most beloved and iconic characters in the whole franchise - Captain Jean-Luc Picard. With the character enjoying a mini-renaissance on streaming television at the moment, it's likely it'll be one of [...]

Pickle Riiiiiiiiiiiiiiick! The brilliant Rick & Morty animated series marks its first coin outing with the mad genius himself

By |2022-05-10T15:14:49+01:00May 10th, 2022|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Cook Islands|

Pickle Riiiiiiiiiiiiiiick! The brilliant Rick & Morty animated series marks its first coin outing with the mad genius himself Who doesn't love animation? For me, it's South Park, Archer, Family Guy, Samurai Jack, The Tick, and the subject of this debut coin from Glines & Rhodes, Rick & Morty. A surreal experience, Rick & Morty charts [...]

As it approaches its 80th issue, the NZ Mint’s Chibi gets a special edition and it’s for Star Wars May 4th Be With You Day

By |2022-05-03T23:01:31+01:00May 3rd, 2022|Categories: Movies & TV, Gilded, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

As it approaches its 80th issue, the NZ Mint's Chibi gets a special edition and it's for Star Wars May 4th Be With You Day After almost 80 issues, it's become increasingly difficult to spice up a Chibi coin article for something new, so they've joined our Quicklooks and Film Round-up articles for coverage, but the [...]

Chibi Mortal Kombat – Scorpion & Warriors – Viking (2022 New Zealand Mint)

By |2022-04-26T21:44:49+01:00April 26th, 2022|Categories: Quicklooks, History, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, Niue Island, NZ Mint|

As you know, we've started to confine our coverage of new Chibi coins to our TV/Film round-up articles, and to the huge Coin Series Profile we have, but we like to give a heads-up when a new subset drops, and today is the day for that. As usual, this pair of coins is the second to launch this month, [...]

The NZ Mint dominates our latest TV/Film coin round-up with a Star Wars Battle Scenes series, Lord of the Rings, and Pinocchio

By |2022-04-22T19:22:42+01:00April 22nd, 2022|Categories: Film/TV roundup, Bullion, Coloured, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Crown Mint, NZ Mint|

The NZ Mint dominates our latest TV/Film coin round-up with a Star Wars Battle Scenes series, Lord of the Rings, and Pinocchio Our second round-up of film and television themed coins this month, as the flood of issues continues unabated. The New Zealand Mint is here in numbers, of course, along with APMEX and the Crown [...]

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