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Tokelau: Leaping out of the ocean, new silver ounce bullion coins feature flying fish

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The government of Tokelau has authorised the release of new 2020-dated silver one-ounce coins which are part of an overall 12-coin series entitled “Tokelau Sealife” and features various species that live near this South Pacific Island

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Tokelau: Leaping out of the ocean, new silver ounce bullion coins feature flying fish

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The government of Tokelau has authorised the release of new 2020-dated silver one-ounce coins which are part of an overall 12-coin series entitled “Tokelau Sealife” and features various species that live near this South Pacific Island

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Niue: Inventor Alfred Nobel features on third coin in “Geniuses of the 19th Century” series

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The government and treasury of the island state of Niue have released the third coin in their ongoing collector series entitled “Geniuses of the 19th Century

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Niue: Inventor Alfred Nobel features on third coin in “Geniuses of the 19th Century” series

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The government and treasury of the island state of Niue have released the third coin in their ongoing collector series entitled “Geniuses of the 19th Century

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United Arab Emirates: New silver Proof coin celebrates now-postponed Expo 2020 hosted in Dubai

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The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates has released new silver Proof quality coins on the occasion of the Emirate hosting Expo 2020 in their capital city of Dubai

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United Arab Emirates: New silver Proof coin celebrates now-postponed Expo 2020 hosted in Dubai

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The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates has released new silver Proof quality coins on the occasion of the Emirate hosting Expo 2020 in their capital city of Dubai

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Niue: Gabriel, archangel and messenger of God, features on the first of four new ingot silver and colour coins

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The government and treasury of Niue have launched (7th April) a new series of ingot-shaped Proof and colour coins which feature the four primary archangels

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Niue: New coin series, Geniuses of the 19th Century, launched with Thomas Alva Edison, inventor of the phonograph

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The government and treasury of Niue have launched the first silver collector coins in a new series which is entitled “Geniuses of the 19th Century” and highlights some of the world’s inventions that have changed our lives and continue to do so

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Niue: Warrior princess, Wonder Woman, features on new silver coins in celebration of 60th anniversary of the creation of the Justice League

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The Treasury of Niue has released the first coins which are part of a seven-coin series that will include all of the primary criminal fighters comprising the indomitable Justice League

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Niue: Warrior princess, Wonder Woman, features on new silver coins in celebration of 60th anniversary of the creation of the Justice League

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The Treasury of Niue has released the first coins which are part of a seven-coin series that will include all of the primary criminal fighters comprising the indomitable Justice League

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Niue: Aladdin and the genie appear on latest silver coin featuring One Thousand and One Nights series

The government and treasury of Niue have launched (23rd August) the third silver crown coin which is part of the new series focusing on the 1001 Arabian Nights tales made popular with author Richard Francis Burton’s published translations of One Thousand and One Nights. First compiled in 1885 as a work of 10 volumes and known as “The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night,” his addendum Supplemental Nights was published between 1886 and 1888 in six volumes

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Niue: The fabulous Miss Piggy makes her appearance on new silver Proof collector coins

The government and treasury of Niue have launched (6th August) new silver Proof and colour collector coins which feature one of the puppetry world’s most well-known and glamorous figures: The indomitable Miss Piggy.
She joins other familiar Muppets characters in the series, from Fozzie Bear to Kermit the Frog, and now it’s Miss Piggy’s turn to turn heads and “wow” her adoring public

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Niue: The fabulous Miss Piggy makes her appearance on new silver Proof collector coins

The government and treasury of Niue have launched (6th August) new silver Proof and colour collector coins which feature one of the puppetry world’s most well-known and glamorous figures: The indomitable Miss Piggy.
She joins other familiar Muppets characters in the series, from Fozzie Bear to Kermit the Frog, and now it’s Miss Piggy’s turn to turn heads and “wow” her adoring public

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Niue: Muppets character Fozzie Bear features on second silver Proof and colour coin in current series

The government and treasury of Niue have issued (27th May) new silver crown coins which are part of the current coin series featuring The Muppets characters. Launched earlier this year with the first coin featuring the world’s most famous frog, Kermit, the second coin features his best chum, Fozzie Bear

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Niue: Legendary merchant Sinbad the Sailor immortalised on the latest silver coin in 1001 Arabian Nights series

The government and treasury of Niue have issued (17th May) new silver crown coins which are part of the new series focusing on the 1001 Arabian Nights tales made popular with author Richard Francis Burton’s published translations of One Thousand and One Nights. First compiled in 1885 as a work of 10 volumes and known as “The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night,” his addendum, Supplemental Nights, was published between 1886 and 1888 in six volumes

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Niue: Gaming enthusiasts celebrate the 35th anniversary of Tetris with new colourful silver coin

The government and treasury of Niue have released (15th April) new collector coins which celebrate the original release of an electronic game which took the gaming world by storm: Tetris. First completed as a viable electronic game on the 6th June 1984, Tetris was originally designed and programmed by Alexey Pajitnov, a Soviet computer specialist while he was working for the Dorodnitsyn Computing Centre of the Academy of Science of the Soviet Union in Moscow

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Niue launches series that features Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves on new silver crown coins

The government and treasury of Niue have issued (29th March) new silver crown coins which launch a new and exciting series that focuses on the Arabian Nights tales. In 1885, author Richard Francis Burton published translations of One Thousand and One Nights, the text’s original name

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Niue launches new series that features Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves on new silver crown coins

The government and treasury of Niue have issued (29th March) new silver crown coins which launch a new and exciting series that focuses on the Arabian Nights tales. In 1885, author Richard Francis Burton published translations of One Thousand and One Nights, the text’s original name

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Niue: Minnie Mouse dazzles us on new silver Proof coin celebrating Carnival

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The government and treasury of the Pacific island of Niue have issued (15th January) new collector silver Proof and colour coins which feature Mickey Mouse’s love interest, Minnie Mouse, who dazzles us as she celebrates Carnival

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Niue: Minnie Mouse dazzles us on new silver Proof coin celebrating Carnival

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The government and treasury of the Pacific island of Niue have issued (15th January) new collector silver Proof and colour coins which feature Mickey Mouse’s love interest, Minnie Mouse, who dazzles us as she celebrates Carnival

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Niue: Timid Moorish idol features on third silver coin in current “Reef Fish” series

The treasury of the South Pacific Island Nation of Niue has released (3rd December) their third coin that is part of an ongoing series entitled “Reef Fish,” which features some of the marine life prevalent in and around the Pacific Ocean. The third coin highlights the attractive and timid Moorish idol, a very familiar occupant in many a home aquarium, as they are greatly admired for their sleek and colourful markings of black, white, and yellow

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Niue: Latest “Disney Villains” coin sends shudders with Cruella de Vil

The government and treasury of Niue have issued (1st October) the third coin which is part of their ongoing series entitled “Disney Villains,” who are the characters in the many animated Disney feature films you would most likely not want to encounter. The numismatic series highlights the villains who test the strength and fortitude of the heroes featured in the charming and beloved full-length movies — with the third character featured being the ruthless Cruella de Vil, an enigmatic villain who appeared in the classic film 101 Dalmatians, which made its debut in 1961

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Niue: Fearless and inquisitive emperor angelfish features on the second release in the exciting Reef Fish coin series

The treasury of the South Pacific Island Nation of Niue has released their second coin which is part of a new series entitled “Reef Fish.” The series features some of the marine life prevalent in and around the Pacific Ocean

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Niue marks the Year of the Boar with new silver Proof and colour coins

The treasury of the South Pacific Island nation of Niue has released 2019-dated coins which celebrate the Lunar Year of the Boar, commencing on the 5th February 2019. This is the last year in what is a 12-year cycle, which will see the first zodiac symbol celebrated in 2020

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Niue: Mickey Mouse celebrating 90th birthday on new high-relief silver and gold coins

The government and treasury of the island nation of Niue have issued (21st August) new collector coins which mark the celebration of the 90th birthday of the world’s most beloved cartoon mouse: Mickey Mouse. The endearing mouse made his debut in a black-and-white short cartoon on the 18th November 1928, which was entitled Steamboat Willie, and was hand drawn by his creator Walt Disney

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Niue: Second silver coin issued in eye-catching “Disney Villains” series features diabolical Maleficent

The government and treasury of the island of Niue have issued (25th July) the second coin which is part of their ongoing series entitled “Disney Villains.” The numismatic series highlights the villains who test the strength and fortitude of the heroes featured in the charming and beloved Disney full-length animated movies

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Niue: Latest coin issued in popular “Star Wars Classic” coin series features formidable Sith warrior Darth Maul

The government and treasury of the Pacific Island nation of Niue have issued (11th June) their latest coins which are part of an ongoing series of collector coins featuring the many Star Wars characters from the very successful franchise of the same name. The latest coins feature the formidable warrior and Sith apprentice, Darth Maul, and is also the 12th character to feature in the Star Wars Classic coin collection since it was first launched in 2016

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Nicaragua: Second coin issued in popular “Wildlife of Nicaragua” series features three-toed sloth

The Banco Central de Nicaragua has issued (8th June) their second coin in their ongoing collector coin series entitled “Wildlife of Nicaragua,” launched in April. The second coin features the three-toed sloth, which is an indigenous species found in many countries in Central America, particularly in Nicaragua

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Niue: New coin series portrays Disney’s villains with first coin featuring the Evil Queen of Snow White

The government and treasury of the island of Niue have issued (30th April) the first silver coins which launch a new series dedicated to the Disney characters you would mostly not want to encounter. The new series highlights the villains who test the strength and fortitude of the heroes dotting the charming Disney full-length animated movies

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Niue: Disney princess silver coin series begins with Cinderella and features aqua-blue gemstone

The government and treasury of the island nation of Niue have issued (5th March) the first coin in a new series which features some of most beloved and well-known Disney princess characters. The first of these royal princesses depicted is remembered for her magical night at the ball when she met her Prince Charming: Cinderella

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New Zealand: Latest honeybee collector coin unveiled features mānuka honey

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand have unveiled (13th February) their second collector coin which focuses on the country’s lucrative honey industry. Following on the huge success of the Reserve Bank’s release of their first honey bee coin last year, a second coin is to be issued which features the golden nectar from the mānuka honey bee and its extraordinary product

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Niue: New silver coin celebrates 25 years since the initial release of science fiction thriller Jurassic Park

The treasury of Niue have issued (9th January) a new silver crown coin which is in celebration of the 25th anniversary of the release of the Hollywood blockbuster film Jurassic Park — a science fiction film which summarised what the ramifications would be on Earth if prehistoric dinosaurs were to come back to life. Directed by Hollywood legend Steven Spielberg, the movie was released in June 1993 and became an immediate hit with moviegoers and audiences worldwide

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New Silver Coins from NZ Mint Celebrate Disney Pixar’s Toy Story & BBC’s Doctor Who

By New Zealand Mint …… New Disney•Pixar coin features Woody from Toy Story The Disney•Pixar film Toy Story premiered in 1995 and is an action-filled adventure full of humor, heart and friendship. It introduced us to the now famous, loyal and likeable cowboy Sheriff Woody. This officially licensed Toy Story – Woody 1oz Silver Coin  […]

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NZ Mint – William the Conqueror at the Battle of Hastings

William the Conqueror at the Battle of Hastings – new NZ Mint coin in the Battles That Changed History collection The NZ Mint is excited to launch the fourth coin in our impressive coin collection, Battles That Changed History – which highlights legendary battles that changed the course of history. The Battle of Hastings was fought on […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for November 4, 2016

By Coinweek ….   CoinWeek News Wire for November 4, 2016 Canada 150 1.) Royal Canadian Mint unveils its 2017 Canada 150 circulation coin series The Royal Canadian Mint has unveiled its 2017 Canada 150 circulation coin series featuring the work of five Canadians selected by popular vote to design the tails side of the […]

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Chinese New Year Coins

2016 Cook Islands 5 oz Silver Mother of Pearl Year of the Monkey The most important of the traditional Chinese holidays, the Chinese New Year (also known as the Chinese Lunar New Year) has become a much-celebrated event not only in China but in countries around the world. Beginning on the first day of the […]

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Chinese New Year Coins

2016 Cook Islands 5 oz Silver Mother of Pearl Year of the Monkey The most important of the traditional Chinese holidays, the Chinese New Year (also known as the Chinese Lunar New Year) has become a much-celebrated event not only in China but in countries around the world. Beginning on the first day of the […]

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CIBC to Offer Chinese New Year Gold, Silver Monkey Coins

By Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce…. CIBC is the only bank in Canada providing special, festive coins for the Lunar New Year Looking for gift ideas for the Lunar New Year? The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) has five special, limited-edition Year of the Monkey collector coins to help you wish good luck, prosperity […]

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CoinWeek Unboxing: Niue 2016 Star Wars: Darth Vader 1 Ounce Silver Coin – 4K Video

This CoinWeek video is brought to you by Modern Coin Mart. You can buy an example of this coin at: http://tinyurl.com/hby2ftq *** And today we will unbox a Star Wars themed coin from the Island Nation of Niue that honors everybody’s favorite Sith apprentice… Darth Vader. The coin is one of several coins struck in […]

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New Zealand Mint Strikes Precious Metal Disney Princess Coins

New Zealand Mint is celebrating fairy-tale film classics with the release of a new Disney Princess coin program, for which The Perth Mint is the sole distributor in Australia. The inaugural coins in the series feature the ever courageous Cinderella and are struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver and 1/4oz of 99.99% pure gold. Both coins feature an iconic […]

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