Silver Ounce (1 oz), Coin Type from Samoa - detailed information

Silver Ounce (1 oz), Coin Type from Samoa (issued 2021 - )
Coin TypeSilver Ounce (1 oz)

The currency of Samoa is the Tālā, the name of which is a transliteration of the English words Dollar; it was introduced in 1967. On coinage sometimes the English word is inscribed, especially on commemorative and bullion coins not intended to circulate within the country.

Samoa has authorised some private mints to issue coins under its jurisdiction, which come in a variety of sizes - including in the popular silver ounce (1 oz silver) format, denominated variously as 2 or 5 dollars. The coins listed below are considered Non-Circulating Legal-Tender (NCLT), i.e. issued at prices much higher than the intrinsic value of their precious metal content, and targeted towards collectors who appreciate them for their artistic values. For coins issued at a low premium (for investors), see the Silver Ounce - Bullion section.

Obverse
Samoa / Silver Ounce (1 oz) - obverse photo

Coat of Arms of Samoa, legend, face value, date of issue.

Obverse Inscription SAMOA [year]
Reverse
Samoa / Silver Ounce (1 oz) - reverse photo

Various designs as listed individually below.

Reverse Inscription 1 oz 999 SILVER
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
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Silver Ounce (1 oz): Details
CountrySamoa
CurrencyTala
From2021
Face Value5 (x Tala)
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Silver
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size39.000 mm
Mass31.100 g