New Zealand Southern Lights Replicated On Holographic Silver Crown Coin

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand have announced (18th January) the issue of a new silver coin that highlights the southern hemisphere’s own natural and astounding light show: the Aurora Australis. The Southern Lights (as many know them) form a spellbinding natural light show that produces shimmering sheets of colourful light that appear to dance across the […]

New Zealand Issues 2016 Star Wars “R2-D2” and Warriors of History “Vikings” Silver Coins

The New Zealand Mint has released new issues in two of its popular ongoing series: the Star Wars Classic program and Warriors of History. First, we’ll take a look at the most recent addition to the Star Wars Classic coin series, which features characters from the original Star Wars trilogy. The newest design features the […]

The New Zealand Mint’s 2016 Sherlock 2-Coin Silver Set

The New Zealand Mint has issued the Sherlock 2 x 1 oz Silver Coin Set, which includes two one-ounce 99.9% silver coins featuring characters from the BBC’s popular television series, Sherlock. The two-coin set is available for $120 and is packaged in a rectangular coin case accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. The total mintage for […]

New Zealand 2016 Warriors of History – Samurai Silver Coin

The New Zealand Mint has launched its new “Warriors of History” coin series with a one-ounce silver piece featuring the Samurai, a caste of warriors that held power for centuries in feudal Japan. The issue has a mintage limited to 5,000 pieces and is available for $85 USD. The obverse design features an color illustration […]

New Zealand Mint Features “Cyclopes” on 5th Creatures of Greek Mythology Coin

The New Zealand Mint has released the fifth one-ounce silver Proof coin in its Creatures of Greek Mythology series, which launched late last year with the debut of the Cerberus issue. The new coin features the Cyclopes, one of a race of giants with a single eye in the center of their foreheads. Like other […]

New Zealand Mint Releases Snow Leopard and Ferdinand Magellan Silver Coins

The New Zealand Mint has issued new silver coins for two of its ongoing series: “Endangered Species” and “Journeys of Discovery.” The new coins, featuring the Snow Leopard and Ferdinand Magellan, respectively, are each composed of .999 silver and have mintages limited to 2,000 pieces. The Endangered Species – Snow Leopard 1 oz. Silver Proof […]