Officials in New Zealand plan to commorate the release of ‘The Hobbit’ this December by unveiling a collection of special coins based on the film franchise.
The Lord of the Rings prequel trilogy was filmed in New Zealand, with the first installment set for December release.
Authorities in New Zealand are now marking the country’s contribution to all six films by releasing special coins featuring the film’s characters. Coins may be used as legal tender and are expected to be a hot item among LOTR collectors.
They will be released on November 1st.