NZ Post Fetes Second Hobbit Film

New Zealand Post, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, has released a new set of official stamps and commemorative coins for the upcoming second installment of Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy.

Produced by New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, will premiere in Norway Dec. 10 and arrive in theaters around the globe in the days after.

The new collection of stamps and coins features characters from the first film, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, as well as new additions including the Elf warrior Tauriel (played by Evangeline Lilly), Bard (Luke Evans) and Legolas Greenleaf (Orlando Bloom).

This issue includes a premium gold coin and set, a silver coin with gold plating, a silver coin set, an uncirculated coin and set, as well as official stamp products and is available now on The New Zealand Post website.