Silver Ounce 2021 Street Fighter - Mini - Chun Li, Coin from Fiji - detailed information

Silver Ounce 2021 Street Fighter - Mini - Chun Li, Coin from Fiji
CoinSilver Ounce 2021 Street Fighter - Mini - Chun Li

Apart from its regular circulating coinage, Fiji has authorised a number of private mints to issue collector coins in precious metals, which are legal tender in the country but are not intended for general circulation. Many of them are in standard bullion sizes - typically, one ounce of silver (abbreviated as 1 oz Ag, where "Ag" comes from the Latin word for silver, Argentum). These are usually made using innovative techniques and are dedicated to historical or general popular culture themes not related to Fiji itself.

This shaped and coloured silver one-ounce coin is the second issue in the Mini Fighters series of coins by LPM featuring Street Fighter characters, and shows Chun Li.

Street Fighter is a game which was first released in 1987 by CAPCOM for arcades around the world, but it wasn't until Street Fighter II's release in 1991 that the series achieved a massive following. Street Fighter II was the first fighting game that allowed players to choose from a variety of fighters with their own unique moves and fighting styles. The character Ryu is the most recognised; other characters from Street Fighter II include E. Honda, Blanka, Guile, Ken, Chun-Li, Zangief, Dhalsim, Balrog, Vega, Sagat and M. Bison.

MintLPM Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage1,000
Obverse
Fiji / Silver Ounce 2021 Street Fighter - Mini - Chun Li - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin shows at its centre the Coat of Arms of Fiji, as adopted in 1908 by a Royal Warrant, consisting of a shield divided quarterly by the Cross of St. George and charged with lion at the top, supported by two Fijian warriors, one on each side - one clutching a spear and one holding a totokia club, and topped with a takia - a traditional Fijian outrigger canoe, in full sail.

The objects on the Coat of Arms carry cultural, political, and regional meanings. The Cross of St. George and the lion at the top represent the United Kingdom, the former colonial power that ruled over Fiji. The cacao pod held in the lion's paw, along with the sugarcane, coconut palm and bananas occupying three of the four quadrants, represent the country's natural resource. The bottom left quadrant contains a dove that symbolises peace.

At the bottom is the country's motto: Rerevaka na kalou ka doka na Tui; translated from Fijian: Fear God and honour the Queen.

Around above, the name of the country and the date of issue: FIJI 2021; around below, the face value 1 DOLLAR.

On the left and right, separated by the Coat of Arms, the precious metal content: 1 OZ .999 SILVER (one troy ounce of 99.9% silver). Below, the trademark acknowledgement: CAPCOM ®.

The unique serial number of the coin is at the top, in the format [number]/1000.

Obverse Inscription FIJI 2021 1 DOLLAR 1 OZ .999 SILVER CAPCOM ®
Reverse
Fiji / Silver Ounce 2021 Street Fighter - Mini - Chun Li - reverse photo

The reverse is coloured and represents Chun Li, a character from the Street Fighter games, in her fighting stance. There is no inscription.

Reverse Inscription (none)
EdgePlainEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: Proof, coloured.
Packaging: boxed, with numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Release date: 8 September 2021.
Issue price: US$ 89.95

See also

Coins in the Street Fighter II 30th Anniversary Series by LPM include:
- 1 oz Gold BU Coloured, Street Fighter - Ryu, 2021
- 1 oz Silver Shaped Coloured, Mini Fighters - Ryu, 2021
- 1 oz Silver BU Coloured, Street Fighter - Ryu, 2021
- 1 oz Gold BU Coloured, Street Fighter - Chun Li, 2021
- 1 oz Silver Shaped Coloured, Mini Fighters - Chun Li, 2021
- 1 oz Silver BU Coloured, Street Fighter - Chun Li, 2021
- 1 oz Silver Shaped Coloured, Mini Fighters - Ken, 2021
- 1 oz Gold BU Coloured, Street Fighter - Vega, 2021
- 1 oz Silver BU Coloured, Street Fighter - Vega, 2021
- 1 oz Gold BU Coloured, Street Fighter - M. Bison, 2021
- 1 oz Silver BU Coloured, Street Fighter - M. Bison, 2021

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Silver Ounce 2021 Street Fighter - Mini - Chun Li: Details
CountryFiji
CurrencyFijian Dollar
Coin TypeSilver Ounce (1 oz)
Issued2021
SymbolCoat of Arms of Fiji
Face Value1 (x Dollar)
Total Mintage1,000
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Silver
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeIrregular
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Mass31.100 g
OCC IDBYNK-ODDC-KKBL-OPQM
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