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Star Wars on Collector Coins from Down-under

New Zealand Mint releases three sets of collector coins featuring characters of the legendary Star Wars Saga. Further releases are planned and will meet other franchising events in the next years till 2014... more ]

New Zealand Mint issues a SpongeBob SquarePants Coin Set

PFG Precious Metals has partnered with New Zealand Mint to manufacture, produce and distribute a limited edition four-coin set featuring characters from Nickelodeon’s global pop culture phenomenon SpongeBob SquarePants... more ]

New Zealand Mint produces baby photo coins

On behalf of Niue New Zealand Mint produces two collector silver coins featuring impressive baby photos taken by award-winning photographer Anne Geddes. more ]

Star Wars™ coin set strikes back

On behalf of Niue New Zealand Mint has produced four new 1oz .999 silver coins from the much-loved film series Star Wars™ featuring legendary characters Yoda, Anakin Skywalker, Queen Amidala and Darth Maul. more ]

New Zealand Mint coin packs The Greatest™ punch

On behalf of Fiji the New Zealand Mint releases a collector silver coin dedicated to boxing legend Muhammad Ali in occasion of his 70th birthday. more ]

New-Zealand Mint issues coins featuring Monopoly and Transformers

A board game that’s sold more than 275 million copies, Monopoly, and a movie franchise worth more than one billion dollars, Transformers, are the two latest additions to the NZ Mint collectable coin family. more ]

New Zealand Mint issues Doctor Who 50th anniversary coin

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the legendary sci-fi television series Doctor Who, the New Zealand Mint has released a silver coin featuring an engraved picture of the TARDIS. more ]

Disney-themed coins from New Zealand Mint

In a global first, New Zealand Mint will release a series of gold and silver commemorative coins, featuring some of Disney’s most recognised and cherished characters. The coins will be struck by Perth Mint on behalf of New Zealand Mint. more ]

50 Year of Decimal Currency: The Festive Event of the Numismatic Society of Auckland and the Royal Numismatic Society of New Zealand

For 50 years, New Zealand has not calculated with pound, shilling and pence anymore, but with New Zealand dollars. The two biggest numismatic societies of New Zealand took this as an opportunity to organize an international conference and a coin fair. Ursula Kampmann was among the attendees and has checked out Auckland’s numismatic side. more ]

New Zealand History Coined

Robert Pepping looks in “New Zealand History Coined” at the pre-decimal currency of New Zealand from 1933 to 1965. He offers many details for all those who want to know more about the historical, economic and cultural background of the coins and their designs. more ]

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