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Star Wars New Zealand Mint coinWho needs Republic credits? Tell Watto to buzz off: The New Zealand Mint is producing a set of 40 silver coins depicting characters and scenes from the Star Wars Saga that will be legal tender for Kiwis.

Although Star Wars characters in full color will adorn one side of the collectible coins, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will dominate the flipside. It’s only fitting.

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About Jayson Peters

Nerdvana's founder and owner. A former East Valley Tribune copy editor, page designer and website editor, he is now Digital Editor for The Pueblo Chieftain in Southern Colorado, a web design instructor at Pueblo Community College and president of the Southern Colorado Press Club. He has contributed to the popular GeekDad blog and taught online media at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication, his alma mater. Lifelong Star Wars fan and Trekker who also worships all things Tolkien and Doctor Who.