Gold Ounce 2021 The One Ring, Coin from Niue - detailed information

Gold Ounce 2021 The One Ring, Coin from Niue
CoinGold Ounce 2021 The One Ring

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.

This coin is part of a New Zealand Mint range of "premium bullion coins" featuring famous movie characters and themes, and shows The One Ring from The Lord of the Rings saga, celebrating the 20th anniversary of The Lord of the Rings fil.

"The Fellowship of the Ring" was the first part of the successful film series and celebrated its world premiere in December 2001.

The One Ring, which is also known as the "Ring of Power," was one of the most powerful artefacts ever created in Middle Earth - and by far the most dangerous. It was forged by Sauron in the fires of Mount Doom during the Second Age - with the intention of strengthening his own power and exerting control over the other Rings of Power crafted by Celebrimbor and his people. In this way, Sauron sought to gain dominion over the Elves and all the other peoples of Middle Earth.

MintNew Zealand Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage200
Obverse
Niue / Gold Ounce 2021 The One Ring - 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 tiny 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 2021.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2021
Reverse
Niue / Gold Ounce 2021 The One Ring - reverse photo

The reverse design features a representation of The One Ring (from The Lords of the Rings film), with the engraving depicting the two famous lines of the Ring Poem in Black Speech. Translated, the inscription means "One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them".

The same lettering is depicted along the edge of the coin.

Around below, the copyright acknowledgement © & TM New Line Productions Inc. (s21), followed by the precious metal content 1 oz 9999 Fine Gold.

Reverse Inscription © & TM New Line Productions Inc. (s21) 1 oz 9999 Fine Gold
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: bullion (Brilliant Uncirculated), with frosted surfaces.
Packaging: in protective capsule.

See also

There is also a silver one-ounce coin with the same design.

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Gold Ounce 2014 Hawksbill Turtle 10,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 200 DOLLARS 2014
Gold Ounce 2015 Hawksbill Turtle 10,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 200 DOLLARS 2015
Gold Ounce 2016 Hawksbill Turtle 10,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 200 DOLLARS 2016
Gold Ounce 2017 Hawksbill Turtle unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2017
Gold Ounce 2017 Darth Vader 25,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2017
Gold Ounce 2018 Hawksbill Turtle 10,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2018
Gold Ounce 2018 Darth Vader 25,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2018
Gold Ounce 2018 Stormtrooper 25,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2018
Gold Ounce 2018 Scrooge McDuck 25,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2018
Gold Ounce 2019 Czech Lion 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait · NIUE ISLAND 50 DOLLARS ELIZABETH II · 2019 ·
Gold Ounce 2019 Czech Lion, Reverse Proof 700 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND ELIZABETH II · 50 DOLLARS · 2019 ·
Gold Ounce 2019 Lion King - 25th Anniversary 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2019
Gold Ounce 2019 Hawksbill Turtle unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2019
Gold Ounce 2019 Year of the Pig, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2019
Gold Ounce 2019 Clone Trooper 25,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2019
Gold Ounce 2019 Darth Vader 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2019
Gold Ounce 2019 Mickey Mouse - Fantasia 100 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2019
Gold Ounce 2019 Mickey Christmas 100 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2019
Gold Ounce 2019 Donald Duck 85th Anniversary, Bullion 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2019
Gold Ounce 2020 Czech Lion 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND ELIZABETH II 50 DOLLARS 2020
Gold Ounce 2020 Lion King - The Circle of Life 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2020
Gold Ounce 2020 Hawksbill Turtle unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2020
Gold Ounce 2020 Roaring Lion of Judah 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2020
Gold Ounce 2020 Tree of Life 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2020
Gold Ounce 2020 Year of the Rat, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2020
Gold Ounce 2020 Slovakia Eagle 300 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND ELIZABETH II - 50 DOLLARS - 2020 -
Gold Ounce 2020 Mandalorian Mythosaur 250 Public Seal of Niue 250 DOLLARS 2020 PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE
Gold Ounce 2020 Darth Vader 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2020
Gold Ounce 2020 Boba Fett 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2020
Gold Ounce 2021 The Mandalorian 250 Public Seal of Niue 250 DOLLARS 2021 PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE
Gold Ounce 2021 Grogu (Baby Yoda) 250 Public Seal of Niue 250 DOLLARS 2021 PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE
Gold Ounce 2021 Lion King - Hakuna Matata 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Ounce 2021 Donald and Daisy 100 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Ounce 2021 Mickey Mouse and Goofy 100 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Ounce 2021 Roaring Lion of Judah 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Ounce 2021 Tree of Life 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Ounce 2021 Czech Lion 2,750 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II · NIUE ISLAND · 50 DOLLARS · 2021
Gold Ounce 2021 Slovakia Eagle 800 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND ELIZABETH II - 50 DOLLARS - 2021 -
Gold Ounce 2021 Thaler 3,000 Public Seal of Niue 50 DOLLARS 2021 PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE
Gold Ounce 2021 Year of the Ox, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Ounce 2021 Hawksbill Turtle unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Ounce 2021 Batman 150 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Ounce 2021 Wonder Woman 150 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Ounce 2021 Superman 150 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Ounce 2021 Millennium Falcon 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Ounce 2021 Star Wars - Galactic Empire 250 Public Seal of Niue 250 DOLLARS 2021 PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE
Gold Ounce 2021 Pirates of the Caribbean - The Black Pearl 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Ounce 2021 Pirates of the Caribbean - The Flying Dutchman 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Ounce 2021 Pirates of the Caribbean - The Empress 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Ounce 2021 Back to the Future 100 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Ounce 2021 Shrek 200 Public Seal of Niue 250 DOLLARS 2021 PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE
Gold Ounce 2021 Mickey Christmas 100 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Ounce 2021 The One Ring 200 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Ounce 2022 Lady and the Tramp 100 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2022
Gold Ounce 2022 Year of the Tiger, Bullion unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2022
Gold Ounce 2022 Yu-Gi-Oh! 125 Public Seal of Niue PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE 2022 250 Dollars
Gold Ounce 2022 Czech Lion 3,820 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND 2022 ELIZABETH II 50 DOLLARS
Gold Ounce 2022 Slovakia Eagle 800 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND ELIZABETH II - 50 DOLLARS - 2022 -
Gold Ounce 2022 Hawksbill Turtle unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2022
Gold Ounce 2022 Aquaman 150 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2022
Gold Ounce 2022 The Flash 150 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 250 DOLLARS 2022
Gold Ounce 2022 Star Wars - Rebel Alliance 250 Public Seal of Niue 250 DOLLARS 2022 PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE
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Gold Ounce 2021 The One Ring: Details
CountryNiue
CurrencyNiue Dollar
Coin TypeGold Ounce (1 oz), Bullion
Issued2021
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley
Face Value250 (x Dollar)
Total Mintage200
CurrentYes
Material0.9999 Gold
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size32.000 mm
Mass31.100 g
OCC IDNXYD-ENZC-QYBZ-EVRB
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