Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Mandalorian Classic, Coin from Niue - detailed information

Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Mandalorian Classic, Coin from Niue
CoinGold Quarter Ounce 2021 Mandalorian Classic

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 a quarter ounce of gold (abbreviated as 1/4 oz Au, where "Au" comes from the Latin word for gold, Aurum). Many of these feature famous movie characters.

This coin is the first issue in The Mandalorian Classic Coin Collection by the New Zealand Mint, and features The Mandalorian himself.

The Mint says about it:
This delicately engraved 1/4oz pure gold coin features The Mandalorian in full battle gear. As a legal tender coin, the obverse simply bears the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The coin is placed inside a high-quality coin case and Star Wars-themed box.

MintNew Zealand Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage500
Obverse
Niue / Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Mandalorian Classic - 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 25 DOLLARS 2021.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2021
Reverse
Niue / Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Mandalorian Classic - reverse photo

The reverse design is coloured and shows The Mandalorian, the main character in the Star Wars Disney TV series, in full battle gear.

Around left, the precious metal content: 1/4 oz 9999 Fine Gold (one quarter of a troy ounce of 99.99% gold) followed by the copyright acknowledgement © & ™ Lucasfilm Ltd..

Reverse Inscription 1/4 oz 9999 Fine Gold © & ™ Lucasfilm Ltd
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: proof.
Packaging: in display box, with Certificate of Authenticity.
Date of issue: 3 September 2021.
Issue price: US$ 800.00.

See also

Coins featuring characters from The Mandalorian issued for Niue include:
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, The Mandalorian, 2021
- 1 oz Gold Proof, The Mandalorian Classic, 2021
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Grogu (Baby Yoda), 2021
- 1 oz Gold Proof, The Mandalorian Classic - Grogu, 2022
- 1/4 oz Gold Proof, The Mandalorian Classic, 2021
- 1/4 oz Gold Proof, The Mandalorian Classic - Grogu, 2022
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, The Mandalorian, 2021
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Mandalorian, 2021
- 1 oz Silver Proof, The Mandalorian Classic, 2021
- 1 oz Silver Chibi, The Mandalorian, 2021
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Grogu (Baby Yoda), 2021
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Mandalorian - The Child (Grogu), 2021
- 1 oz Silver Proof, The Mandalorian Classic - Grogu, 2022
- 1 oz Silver Chibi, Mandalorian - The Child (Grogu), 2021
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Mandalorian - Cara Dune, 2021
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof, Mandalorian - IG-11, 2021

All (49) coins of type: Gold Quarter Ounce (1/4 oz)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Gold Quarter Ounce 2013 Olympics - David Svoboda 200 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE ISLAND 2013 5 DOLLARS
Gold Quarter Ounce 2013 Olympics - Barbora Špotáková 200 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE ISLAND 2013 5 DOLLARS
Gold Quarter Ounce 2013 Olympics - Mirka Knapková 200 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE ISLAND 2013 5 DOLLARS
Gold Quarter Ounce 2013 Paralympics - Jiří Ježek 200 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE ISLAND 2013 5 DOLLARS
Gold Quarter Ounce 2016 Star Wars - Darth Vader 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2016
Gold Quarter Ounce 2016 Star Wars - Han Solo 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2016
Gold Quarter Ounce 2016 Star Wars - Yoda 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2016
Gold Quarter Ounce 2016 Star Wars - R2-D2 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2016
Gold Quarter Ounce 2016 Star Wars - Princess Leia 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2016
Gold Quarter Ounce 2016 Charles IV - Achievements 200 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 10 DOLLARS 2016
Gold Quarter Ounce 2016 Blanche of Valois 200 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 10 DOLLARS 2016
Gold Quarter Ounce 2016 Hunger Wall 200 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 10 DOLLARS 2016
Gold Quarter Ounce 2016 Charles University 200 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 10 DOLLARS 2016
Gold Quarter Ounce 2017 Star Wars - Obi Wan Kenobi 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2017
Gold Quarter Ounce 2017 Star Wars - Luke Skywalker 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2017
Gold Quarter Ounce 2017 Star Wars - Chewbacca 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2017
Gold Quarter Ounce 2017 Star Wars - C-3PO 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2017
Gold Quarter Ounce 2017 Star Wars - Boba Fett 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2017
Gold Quarter Ounce 2018 Star Wars - Jabba the Hutt 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2018
Gold Quarter Ounce 2018 Star Wars - Darth Maul 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2018
Gold Quarter Ounce 2018 Star Wars - Emperor Palpatine 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2018
Gold Quarter Ounce 2018 Czechoslovak Airmen - Battle of Britain 400 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND · ELIZABETH II · 10 DOLLARS · 2018 ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2018 Czechoslovak Airmen - KX-B Landing 400 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND · ELIZABETH II · 10 DOLLARS · 2018 ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2018 Czechoslovak Airmen - Stonewall 400 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND · ELIZABETH II · 10 DOLLARS · 2018 ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2018 Czechoslovak Airmen - Return Home 400 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND · ELIZABETH II · 10 DOLLARS · 2018 ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2019 Star Wars - Stormtroopers 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2019
Gold Quarter Ounce 2019 Star Wars - BB8 and D-O 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2019
Gold Quarter Ounce 2019 Czech Lion 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait · NIUE ISLAND 10 DOLLARS ELIZABETH II · 2019 ·
Gold Quarter Ounce 2020 Star Wars - Lando Calrissian 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2020
Gold Quarter Ounce 2020 Star Wars - The Empire Strikes Back 100 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2020
Gold Quarter Ounce 2020 Czech Lion 1,700 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND ELIZABETH II 10 DOLLARS 2020
Gold Quarter Ounce 2020 Back to the Future 121 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2020
Gold Quarter Ounce 2020 Cinderella 70th Anniversary 100 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2020
Gold Quarter Ounce 2020 Harry Potter 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2020
Gold Quarter Ounce 2020 Albus Dumbledore 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2020
Gold Quarter Ounce 2020 Hogwarts Express 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2020
Gold Quarter Ounce 2020 Hogwarts Castle 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2020
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Czech Lion 2,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II · NIUE ISLAND · 10 DOLLARS · 2021
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Star Wars - Anakin Skywalker 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Mandalorian Classic 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Beauty and the Beast 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Lord of the Rings - Sauron 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Lord of the Rings - Gandalf 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Frodo Baggins 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Lord of the Rings - Aragorn 250 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Hermione Granger 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Lord Voldemort 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2021
Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Dobby the House Elf 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 25 DOLLARS 2021
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Gold Quarter Ounce 2021 Mandalorian Classic: Details
CountryNiue
CurrencyNiue Dollar
Coin TypeGold Quarter Ounce (1/4 oz), Movie Characters
Issued2021
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley
Face Value25 (x Dollar)
Total Mintage500
CurrentYes
Material0.9999 Gold
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size22.000 mm
Mass7.775 g
OCC IDRMKG-OZAC-XPYJ-ENXQ
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