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New “Star Wars Classic” Han Solo Gold and Silver Coins From New Zealand

December 16, 2015 in Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Entertainment, Gold, Gold Coins, History, New Releases, New Zealand Coins, New Zealand Mint, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Precious Metals, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

By: Coin Update News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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The New Zealand Mint has issued the second character design in its new Star Wars Classic series after featuring Darth Vader on gold and silver coins back in September. This time, the coins carry an image of Harrison Ford’s Han Solo frozen in carbonite, referencing the famous scene from Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back. The Star Wars Classic: Han Solo design is available as a 1 oz. gold coin, a 1 oz. silver coin, and a 1/4 oz. gold coin; each coin comes with a stylized case and a… Full article at the source>

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Ariel adds splash of romance to Disney Princess coin series

May 11, 2015 in Australian Coins, Blogs, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Gold, Gold Coins, New Zealand Mint, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Perth Mint, Precious Metals, Proof Coins, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

By: Blog Team Perth Mint Blog

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Followers of the Disney Princess series will be delighted by the addition of these Ariel coins featuring the title character of the 1989 animated classic, The Little Mermaid.

Princess Ariel, who lives in the underwater kingdom of Merfolk, is the curious and courageous youngest daughter of King Triton. Deeply fascinated by the human world, she does her utmost to be with her true love, the human Prince Eric.

Disney’s movie The Little Mermaid was inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s 1837 fairy-tale of the same name. Adapted for release by Disney in 1989, it employed a vast array of special effects to bring… Full article at the source>

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New Disney release portrays Sleeping Beauty’s Princess Aurora

April 9, 2015 in Australian Coins, Blogs, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Gold, Gold Coins, New Zealand Mint, Numismatica, Numismatics, Perth Mint, Precious Metals, Proof Coins, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

By: Blog Team Perth Mint Blog

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Following the introduction of the Disney Princess gold and silver coin program with Cinderella, the second release features Princess Aurora.

The leading character in Disney’s 1959 animated feature Sleeping Beauty, Aurora believes she is Briar Rose, a cheerful, kind and gentle peasant girl who befriends the animals of the forest in which she lives.

Little does she know that she was born a princess, or that she is cursed by an evil fairy to prick her finger on the spindle of a spinning wheel and fall into a deep sleep at just 16 years of age. As her fateful birthday Full article at the source>

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Season’s Greetings from Mickey Mouse and friends!

October 1, 2014 in Blogs, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, New Zealand Mint, Numismatica, Numismatics, Precious Metals, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

By Blog Team (Perth Mint Blog)

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This coin features a colourful seasonal image of Mickey Mouse celebrating Christmas with his friends Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Goofy and Pluto!

The words ‘Season’s Greetings’ and delicate snowflake motifs are engraved on the coin’s mirror-like table.A fantastic gift, the coin comes in book-styled presentation packaging vividly illustrated with Disney’s famous characters.

The coin is protected in a star-shaped capsule with a red ribbon, enabling it to be enjoyed as a sparkling hanging decoration year-after-year.

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Source:: Perth Mint Blog

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Donald Duck commemorative coin issued

June 26, 2014 in Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Commemorative, Gold, Gold Coins, New Zealand Coins, New Zealand Mint, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Precious Metals, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

June 26th, 2014. By Fuseworks Media, (http://www.voxy.co.nz)

A new Donald Duck commemorative coin represents big news for Disney fans, young and old.

One of the world’s most beloved animated characters, Donald Duck, is set to celebrate his 80th anniversary this year, and to commemorate the occasion, New Zealand Mint has designed and produced a gold and silver coin honouring the popular character.

It’s the second in a collector series of Disney’s most cherished and memorable characters to be minted and released globally during the next two years.

The Donald Duck release follows New Zealand Mint’s Steamboat Willie collectible coin release from April 2014, which was snapped up by Disney collectors in record time.

The 1 oz 99.9% pure silver and ¼ oz 99.99% pure gold Donald Duck coins will be available to purchase from June 26th, 2014.

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Priced at NZ$755.00 and NZ$108.00 respectively, the coins can be purchased on www.nzmint.co.nz

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Making millions from coins

October 30, 2013 in Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Commemorative, New Zealand Mint, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Precious Metals, Silver, Silver Coins

Sean Willlis Fairfax, NZ. 10/29/2013 (http://www.stuff.co.nz)

Despite New Zealand’s lacklustre appetite for commemorative coins, one Kiwi company is making a mint from exporting these overseas.

Increasing international demand has enabled New Zealand Mint to craft a special niche for itself in the design, production and sale of commemorative coins.

Its team has just packed an order of 3000 silver coins for a Russian bank, which commemorates the corronation of Russia’s Alexander II.

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Doctor Who fan’s loyalty pays off

October 24, 2013 in Coins, Collecting, Commemorative, New Zealand Coins, New Zealand Mint, Precious Metals, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

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