Gold Five Ounces (5 oz), Coin Type from Tokelau - detailed information

Gold Five Ounces (5 oz), Coin Type from Tokelau (issued 2022 - )
Coin TypeGold Five Ounces (5 oz)

Tokelau, known previously as the Tokelau Islands, is a dependent territory of New Zealand in the southern Pacific Ocean. It uses the New Zealand Dollar as circulation currency, but has been issuing a variety if non-circulating coins since 1978. These are denominated in "Tala" (the local word for Dollar) and cents.

Five troy ounces of gold is a large format which is denominated as Five Hundred Dollars. These coins are considered Non-Circulating Legal Tender (NCLT) and not bullion, since they are issued with relatively low mintage and at prices with a high premium over the intrinsic value of their metal content.

Obverse
Tokelau / Gold Five Ounces (5 oz) - obverse photo

Effigy of the ruling monarch, legend, face value, date of issue.

Obverse Inscription Legend of the ruling monarch, face value, date
Reverse
Tokelau / Gold Five Ounces (5 oz) - reverse photo

Various designs as individually described below.

Reverse Inscription
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
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Gold Five Ounces (5 oz): Details
CountryTokelau
CurrencyTokelau Dollar
From2022
Face Value500 (x Dollar)
CurrentYes
Material0.9999 Gold
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size
Mass155.5000 g