Gold Ounce 2020 Lion King - The Circle of Life, Coin from Niue - detailed information

Gold Ounce 2020 Lion King - The Circle of Life, Coin from Niue
CoinGold Ounce 2020 Lion King - The Circle of Life

Niue, a sovereign state in free association with New Zealand, uses two official legal tender currencies. The New Zealand Dollar is the circulation currency for daily transactions, while the government also authorises legal tender coins in the Niue Dollar currency for collector's purposes.

A number of mints issue a large variety of coins under the authority of Niue. Most of these are commemorative and collector issues dedicated to historical or general popular culture themes not related to Niue itself. Many of them are in standard bullion sizes, including one ounce of gold (abbreviated as 1 oz Au, where "Au" comes from the Latin word for gold, Aurum). Those issued at prices much higher than their bullion value are separately listed in the Non-Circulating Legal Tender (NCLT) gold ounce section of the site.

Unlike them, this coin is targeted at bullion investors and was initially released at a price close to the value of its precious metal content.

The second release in the Disney The Lion King series by new Zealand Mint features an officially licensed image of Rafiki on Pride Rock holding up baby Simba in an iconic scene from the movie as "The Circle of Life" plays in the background.

Disney's The Lion King is an animated film first released to the public on 24 June 1994. Winning two Academy Awards for the music and a Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture, The Lion King continues to be a classic film for children and adults alike. The story follows a young lion cub, Simba, and his life through adulthood. The movie is set in the Pride Lands of Africa, where lions rule the kingdom. One of the more memorable scenes of the film is at the beginning when the baboon shaman Rafiki blesses the lion cub Simba and presents him before the onlooking animal kingdom as the evocative song "The Circle of Life" can be heard.

MintNew Zealand Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage250
Obverse
Niue / Gold Ounce 2020 Lion King - The Circle of Life - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin shows the crowned mature head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (her effigy known as the "Fourth Portrait"). The Queen wears the "Girls of Great Britain and Ireland" diamond tiara, a wedding gift from Queen Mary (Her Majesty's grandmother) in 1947 - which she also has on the Machin and the Gottwald portraits.

In small letters below the head, the artist's initials IRB (for Ian Rank-Broadley).

Around the effigy is the monarch's legend, the date of issue and the value: ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2020.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2020
Reverse
Niue / Gold Ounce 2020 Lion King - The Circle of Life - reverse photo

The reverse of the coin features a scene from the Lion King movie with Rafiki standing on Pride Rock and holding up a baby Simba.

Around above right, the precious metal content: 1 oz 9999 Fine Gold (one ounce of 99.99% gold) and copyright acknowledgement: © Disney.

Around below, the logo of the movie, Disney's THE LION KING.

Reverse Inscription Disney's THE LION KING 1 oz 9999 Fine Gold © Disney
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: Brilliant Uncirculated.
Packaging: in plastic capsule.

See also

Coins in The Lion King series by the New Zealand Mint include:
- 1 oz Gold Lion King - 25th Anniversary 2019
- 1 oz Silver Lion King - 25th Anniversary 2019
- 1 oz Gold Lion King - The Circle of Life 2020
- 1 oz Silver Lion King - The Circle of Life 2020
- 1 oz Gold, Lion King - Hakuna Matata 2021
- 1 oz Silver, Lion King - Hakuna Matata 2021

Bullion coins in the Disney Characters series include:
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Scrooge McDuck, 2018
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Scrooge McDuck, 2018
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Lion King - 25th Anniversary, 2019
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Lion King - 25th Anniversary, 2019
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Mickey Mouse - Fantasia, 2019
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Mickey Mouse - Fantasia, 2019
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Mickey Christmas, 2019
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Mickey Christmas, 2019
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Donald Duck 85th Anniversary, 2019
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Donald Duck 85th Anniversary, 2019
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, 2020
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse, 2020
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Mickey Mouse and Pluto, 2020
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Mickey Mouse and Pluto, 2020
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Lion King - The Circle of Life, 2020
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Lion King - The Circle of Life, 2020
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Mickey Christmas, 2020
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Mickey Christmas, 2020
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Lion King - Hakuna Matata, 2021
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Lion King - Hakuna Matata, 2021
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Donald and Daisy, 2021
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Donald and Daisy, 2021
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Mickey Mouse and Goofy, 2021
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Mickey Mouse and Goofy, 2021
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Mickey Christmas, 2021
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Mickey Christmas, 2021
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Lady and the Tramp, 2022
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Lady and the Tramp, 2022
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Aladdin, 2022
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Scrooge McDuck, 2022
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Donald Duck - Merry Christmas, 2022
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Mickey and Minnie: Made for Each Other, 2023
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Mickey Mouse and Donald Duck, 2023

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Gold Ounce 2020 Lion King - The Circle of Life: Details
CountryNiue
CurrencyNiue Dollar
Coin TypeGold Ounce (1 oz), Bullion
Issued2020
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley
Face Value250 (x Dollar)
Total Mintage250
CurrentYes
Material0.9999 Gold
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size32.0000 mm
Thickness3.000 mm
Mass31.1000 g
OCC IDANMQ-EPYC-QQBM-OJYG
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Gold Ounce 2020 Lion King - The Circle of Life: Photo 2020 1 oz Niue Disney Lion King - The Circle of Life .9999 Gold Coin BU / thumbnail 2020 1 oz Niue Disney Lion King - The Circle of Life .9999 Gold Coin BU
Copyright: LPM
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