DC COMICS: GREEN LANTERN CHIBI (2020, NZ Mint)

By |2020-10-10T20:25:09+01:00October 19th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Back for our weekly dive into chibi-land, this time it is the turn of DC Comics legend, Green Lantern to do the honours. A terrific little coin, complete with emerald ring, it will join Batman, Wonder Woman and The Flash in the range to date, although more are coming. A 2,000 mintage and 1oz fine silver weight [...]

WIZARDING UNIVERSE: RON WEASLEY CHIBI (2020, NZ Mint)

By |2020-10-10T19:59:38+01:00October 12th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

After a weeks break, the New Zealand Mint's Chibi coin tsunami continues apace. This weeks issue is the eighth overall, and the third to take a dip into J.K. Rowling's inventive 'Harry Potterverse'. We get the impression that the DC Comics and Star Wars Chibi series are a bit more popular, probably because the Potter characters are [...]

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 [...]

James Bond and his movie legacy hits the Royal Mint’s bullion bar range for the first time

By |2020-10-05T17:45:36+01:00October 5th, 2020|Categories: Bullion, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, Royal Mint, United Kingdom|

James Bond and his movie legacy hits the Royal Mint's bullion bar range for the first time Not our usual thing here, but worth a quick look at, the Royal Mint is now offering a range of three precious metal bullion bars featuring that most iconic of British charaacters, James Bond. Looking good for bullion [...]

STAR WARS CHEWBACCA CHIBI (2020, NZ Mint)

By |2020-09-28T00:40:34+01:00September 28th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Our weekly dive into the New Zealand Mints super rapid release schedule of Chibi coins in the run up to Christmas, continues. This week it's the turn of Star Wars to get its second issue. Darth Vader kicked it off and Chewbacca now carries the torch for the tarnished movie franchise.It's another cool design, clearly aimed at a [...]

DC COMICS THE FLASH CHIBI (2020, NZ MINT)

By |2020-09-21T18:08:14+01:00September 21st, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Art & Literature, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The New Zealand Mint's latest Chibi coin is here, and with another ten due to drop before the end of 2020, it's a place we'll obviously visiting pretty often (we like these!). Based on the Japanese big-headed 'Super-deformed; cultural style, they reinterprete characters from three of the mints big franchises - DC Comics, Harry Potter, and Star [...]

HARRY POTTER & THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN POSTER (2020, NZ Mint)

By |2020-09-14T14:17:29+01:00September 14th, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The Harry Potter behemoth is back in the coin world with the release of the third movie poster coin in the New Zealand Mints series of seven. Having its premiere in 2004, the movie went on to gross $796.7 million worldwide, and picked up a pair of Oscar nominations on the way. A darker movie than the [...]

STAR WARS DARTH VADER BULLION COIN (2020, NZ Mint)

By |2020-09-01T20:56:02+01:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: Quicklooks, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The third Star Wars bullion coin of 2020, following both Boba Fett and the Mandalorian Mythosaur Emblem, features the fourth appearance of Darth Vader. To date, the screen baddie has alternated designs with Empire soldiers, and with the noticeable exception of the APMEXclusive Mandalorian coin, that continues here. The design is a familiar one, perhaps a little [...]

The New Zealand Mints Chibi coins make the jump to the Star Wars Universe with Darth Vader

By |2020-08-26T10:01:17+01:00August 26th, 2020|Categories: Coloured, Movies & TV, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

The New Zealand Mints Chibi coins make the jump to the Star Wars Universe with Darth Vader Old Wheezy is back on a coin and this time he represents the first release in the New Zealand Mints 'Chibi' range for Star Wars. We've already seen the big-headed concept on coins for DC Comics and for [...]

Niue’s Classic Harry Potter coin series continues with Albus Dumbledore, the wizard headmaster

By |2020-08-25T14:23:20+01:00August 25th, 2020|Categories: Art & Literature, Movies & TV, Gold, Silver, NZ Mint, Niue Island|

Niue's Classic Harry Potter coin series continues with Albus Dumbledore, the wizard headmaster The New Zealand Mint are diving deeper into J.K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter' universe with their latest addition to their 'Classic' range of proof coins. They already have their popular movie poster reproduction coins, and House Banner foils, and we've already seen a Hogwarts and [...]

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