Silver Five Ounces (5 oz), Coin Type from Papua New Guinea - detailed information

Silver Five Ounces (5 oz), Coin Type from Papua New Guinea (issued 2020 - )
Coin TypeSilver Five Ounces (5 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, including the large five troy ounces (5oz) of silver size.


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 50 (fifty Kina).

Obverse Inscription PAPUA NEW GUINEA [year] K 50

Various designs as individually described below.

Reverse Inscription
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Coin Type: Silver Five Ounces (5 oz) - (1) Coins
Royal Mint
Royal Mint
Silver Five Ounces (5 oz): Details
CountryPapua New Guinea
Face Value50 (x Kina)
Material0.999 Silver
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Mass155.5000 g