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Doctor Who's 50th marked with silver

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This year Doctor Who turns 50. Of course, as all fans of the BBC's most long-lived TV series know, it is the series itself that will be 50. The good Doctor is at least 900, although, like everyone else, he is rather unsure about his exact age.

To mark the 50th birthday of the series, New Zealand Mint has signed a three-year agreement with BBC for a license to mint Doctor Who coins. The first release is a silver $2 showing the Doctor's iconic TARDIS (Time and Relative Dimension in Space) machine. This coin comes packaged in a 3D model of the TARDIS and will be launched Feb. 1 at the Berlin's World Money Fair.

Over each subsequent month a further coin will be released. Each will display an image of one the 11 Doctors who have appeared in the series to date. (For those not familiar with the story line, the Doctor can conveniently regenerate himself when close to death.)

All coins are being struck for Niue on 31.10 g (1 ounce) .999 fine silver, 40 mm diameter flans. All have a mintage of 10,000.

If your favorite dealer cannot supply, visit www.nzmint.com or phone +64 9 377 6837 or fax +64 9 377 6836.


Niue's first Doctor Who silver $2 showing the Doctor's TARDIS combined time machine and spacecraft.

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