Gold Ounce 2022 Icons of Inspiration - Albert Einstein, Coin from Niue - detailed information

Gold Ounce 2022 Icons of Inspiration - Albert Einstein, Coin from Niue
CoinGold Ounce 2022 Icons of Inspiration - Albert Einstein

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 commemorative and collector coins under the authority of Niue. These coins are dedicated to historical or general popular culture themes not related to Niue itself. Many of them are in standard bullion sizes - such as one ounce of gold (abbreviated as 1 oz Au, where "Au" comes from the Latin word for gold, Aurum).

This coin is the fourth release in the Icons of Inspiration series by APMEX and features the famous scientist and mathematician Albert Einstein.

APMEX says about it:
The fourth instalment of the series showcases Albert Einstein, who is revered as one of the most influential physicists of all time. He is most known for developing the theory of relativity, first predicting the existence of black holes, and making essential contributions to the development of the theory of quantum mechanics through his explanation of the photoelectric effect and postulation of light quanta. Einstein’s work also heavily influenced the philosophy of science, and he received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1921 for his contributions to the field of theoretical physics.

The German-born scientist denounced Adolf Hitler due to his pacifist nature and Jewish background. He, along with other major scientists, endorsed a letter sent to President Franklin D. Roosevelt that let him know the Germans were researching nuclear weapons and that the U.S. should be aware and conduct its own research. Einstein, however, firmly opposed using nuclear weapons in war, but feared what the Nazis would do if they weaponized them first.

Einstein’s legacy is a testament to his immense intelligence, curiosity, humour and compassion for fellow man. The realms of science and mathematics wouldn’t be where they are today without his contributions.

MintAPMEX Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage100
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Obverse
Niue / Gold Ounce 2022 Icons of Inspiration - Albert Einstein - obverse photo

Within a beaded border, the reverse features a triumphant image of a muse, arm extended toward the sun, with the (unofficial) seal of the nation of Niue held in her left hand.

The seal has what looks like a plant arrangement at centre, within a double ornamental circle, itself surrounded by a circle of sea shells. This is crowned with St Edward's Crown (of the United Kingdom). Around above between the two, the inscription PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE. Below that, a ribbon carries the motto ATUA NIUE TUKULAGI on two lines, below which two crossed katoua (Niue fighting clubs).

On two lines to the left, the face value of the coin: 250 DOLLARS. Below, the date of issue 2022. These are also inscribed in the circle with the Public Seal of Niue.

In small letters above the date, the designer's initials JI (for Joel Iskowitz).

Around above, twenty-two five-pointed stars; below the last of them, the engraver's monogram EA (for Emerson Abraham).

Around left, the precious metal content: 1 TROY OZ .9999 GOLD.

Obverse Inscription 250 DOLLARS 2022 PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE
Reverse
Niue / Gold Ounce 2022 Icons of Inspiration - Albert Einstein - reverse photo

The reverse design showcases Albert Einstein gazing thoughtfully with his hands clasped at the viewer. The famous physics formula E=mc2 is shown below him, followed by a r rendition of his signature: A. Einstein. In the background are different planets and a grid-like design that mimics the shape of a black hole.

Below left, the designer's initials JI (for Joel Iskowitz), below which the engraver's monogram EA (for Emerson Abraham).

Reverse Inscription E=mc2 A. Einstein
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Notes

Finish: bullion (Brilliant Uncirculated).
Packaging: in display box, with numbered Certificate of Authenticity. On the first 10, the certificate is signed by the designer.
Date of issue: August 2022.

See also

Coins in the Icons of Inspiration series include:
- 1 oz Gold, Galileo, 2021
- 1 oz Silver, Galileo, 2021
- 1 oz Gold, Leonardo da Vinci, 2021
- 1 oz Silver, Leonardo da Vinci, 2021
- 1 oz Gold, Sir Isaac Newton, 2022
- 1 oz Silver, Sir Isaac Newton, 2022
- 1 oz Gold, Albert Einstein, 2022
- 1 oz Silver, Albert Einstein, 2022
- 1 oz Gold, Wright Brothers, 2022
- 1 oz Silver, Wright Brothers, 2022
- 1 oz Gold, Marie Curie, 2023
- 1 oz Silver, Marie Curie, 2023
- 1 oz Gold, Thomas Edison, 2023
- 1 oz Silver, Thomas Edison, 2023

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Gold Ounce 2022 Icons of Inspiration - Albert Einstein: Details
CountryNiue
CurrencyNiue Dollar
Coin TypeGold Ounce (1 oz)
Issued2022
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPublic Seal of Niue
Face Value250 (x Dollar)
Total Mintage100
CurrentYes
Material0.9999 Gold
DesignerJoel Iskowitz, Emerson Abraham
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size39.0000 mm
Mass31.1000 g
OCC IDRMKG-OZAC-LPRY-ENXQ
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