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

Silver Ounce (1 oz), Coin Type from Papua New Guinea (issued 1994 - )
Coin TypeSilver 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 silver.

Obverse
Papua New Guinea / Silver 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 10 (ten Kina).

Obverse Inscription PAPUA NEW GUINEA [year] K 10
Reverse
Papua New Guinea / Silver Ounce (1 oz) - reverse photo

Various designs as individually described below.

Reverse Inscription
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Silver Ounce (1 oz): Details
CountryPapua New Guinea
CurrencyKina
From1994
Face Value10 (x Kina)
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Silver
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size
Mass31.1000 g