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Disney Love Crazy - Donald and Daisy - 1 oz Silver Coin

Donald & Daisy in Love! This gorgeous Disney “Love Crazy” 1 oz Silver Coin features a romantic image of Donald Duck glancing lovingly at Daisy Duck and is the second Love-themed Disney coin released by New Zealand Mint.

The “Love Crazy” 1 oz Fine Silver Coin comes presented in a colourful “Love Crazy” themed book-style packaging featuring illustrated images of Donald and Daisy amongst Love hearts.

With the Certificate of Authenticity printed onto the packaging and a Limited Mintage of only 10,000 coins, this would make an ideal gift for Disney fans and coin collectors.

Add to your Disney Love collection with this contemporary style Disney “Love Crazy” silver coin. Find out more information here.

Disney Occasions Coin Collection - NZ Mint

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Wishing you a Festive Season's Greetings

With the festive season nearly upon us, we would like to present this special bundle offer for Christmas. Both of these stunning 1/2 oz Silver Coins feature a joy-filled image of your favourite Disney characters set against a proof quality background inscribed with snowflakes. Buy the 2015 Season's Greetings 1/2 oz Silver Coin and get the 2014 Season's Greetings 1/2 oz Silver Coin for half price!

Each coin is presented in a beautiful star-shaped coin case, complete with ribbon and ready to be hung on the Christmas tree. The Certificate of Authenticity is printed onto the book-themed outer packaging.

These Disney Season's Greetings coins would make lovely Christmas mementos for family and friends, collectors and Disney fans. Enjoy!

Disney Occasions Coin Collection - NZ Mint

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Rey Silver Coin

New Zealand Mint is thrilled to announce the release of a third 1 oz Silver Coin in the new Star Wars:The Force Awakens collection, to celebrate this long awaited film release.

The stunning Rey 1 oz Silver coin features a high-impact image of this much anticipated new Star Wars character. Rey hails from a desert planet called Jakku and lives in a ship graveyard. She is a self-sufficient and solitary survivor, toughened from a lifetime of dealing with the cutthroats of the desert. The coin comes presented in Star Wars themed packaging, making this coin an ideal gift for any sci-fi fan or coin collector. 

With a limited worldwide mintage of only 10,000 silver coins each, we expect demand will outstrip supply! Check out all of our Star Wars: The Force Awakens coins here.

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Vasco da Gama on new Journeys of Discovery Silver Coin

The Vasco da Gama 2 oz Silver Coin marks the third release in the Journeys of Discovery Coin Collection by New Zealand Mint. This exciting collection celebrates exploration and discovery of the unknown. 

Vasco Da Gama was a Portuguese explorer who was the first man to sail from Europe to India, indirectly making the longest ocean voyage of its time. 

Born in 1460 in Sines, Portugal, little is known of da Gama’s early life. Despite coming from a noble family, his first love was the sea. Known as a tough and fearless navigator, in 1497 da Gama was appointed to command a Portuguese expedition to find a new maritime route to Asia.

On 7 July Vasco da Gama set sail, taking advantage of prevailing winds by sailing south down the coast of Africa before rounding the Cape of Good Hope. Sailing up the Eastern coast of Africa, da Gama reached the coast of India at Calicut (now Kozhikoda) in May of 1498. His success in this was to mark a key moment in the history of navigation.

Da Gama had accomplished his mission, opening a trade route with the East by sea. Upon his return to Portugal in 1499 the King immediately dispatched a second expedition to secure a trading post at Calicut.

Reaching India by sea helped the Portuguese Empire gain a monopoly on many products, some of which were new to Europe. This was to last for much of the following century. Da Gama's discovery opened the way for an age of global imperialism, and established a long-lasting Portuguese colonial empire in Asia. His travels have gone down in history as a milestone which marks the start of global multiculturalism.

The Vasco da Gama 2 oz Silver Coin antique-finished, fully engraved and high-relief 2 oz silver coin captures the exciting moment of Vasco da Gama landing in Calicut, India for the first time on May 20, 1498. Check out the coin in more detail here.

Journeys of Discovery Coin Collection - NZ Mint

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Christmas Gift Buying Made Easy with NZ Mint

Seasons Greetings from New Zealand Mint. 2015 has been a great year at New Zealand Mint and we hope that you have enjoyed the range of new collectible coins we have released.

Our two new Star Wars Coin Collections; Star Wars:The Force Awakens and Star Wars: Classic have taken fans and collectors by storm! This is set to continue with some exciting new releases planned for 2016.

Our Disney Collectible Coins have established by now a strong following with collectors across our Disney Classic, Disney Princess and Disney Occasions collections.

This Christmas Coin Catalogue showcases some of our exciting new releases from our latest collections and also some special offers to make for great Christmas buying.

Thank you for your support over the past year. Wishing you Happy Holidays from the team here at NZ Mint.

Christmas Catalogue 2015 - NZ Mint

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