Gold Ounce (1 oz), Coin Type from Papua New Guinea - detailed information

Gold Ounce (1 oz), Coin Type from Papua New Guinea (issued 2020 - )
Coin TypeGold Ounce (1 oz)

Papua New Guinea has issued its circulating currency, the Kina, since 1975 (it was introduced even before the country gained formal independence).

The country also authorises some foreign mints to issue Non-Circulating Legal Tender (NCLT) coins under its jurisdiction. These coins are usually in popular international collector formats, such as one troy ounce (1oz) of gold.

Obverse
Papua New Guinea / Gold Ounce (1 oz) - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin features the national emblem of Papua New Guinea: a bird of paradise with outstretched wings and broadly fanned tail feathers, over a traditional native ceremonial spear and an hourglass-shaped wooden "kundu" drum.

Around above, the name of the country: PAPUA NEW GUINEA.

Divided by the emblem, the date of issue: [year].

Around below, the face value K 500 (five hundred Kina).

Obverse Inscription PAPUA NEW GUINEA [year] K 500
Reverse
Papua New Guinea / Gold Ounce (1 oz) - reverse photo

Various designs as individually described below.

Reverse Inscription
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Coin Type: Gold Ounce (1 oz) - (1) Coins
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Gold Ounce (1 oz): Details
CountryPapua New Guinea
CurrencyKina
From2020
Face Value500 (x Kina)
CurrentYes
Material0.9999 Gold
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size
Mass31.1000 g