Gold Tenth-Ounce 2023 Magnum Opus, Coin from Niue - detailed information

Gold Tenth-Ounce 2023 Magnum Opus, Coin from Niue
CoinGold Tenth-Ounce 2023 Magnum Opus

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 tenth ounce of gold (abbreviated as 1/10 oz Au, where "Au" comes from the Latin word for gold, Aurum).

This is the second design in the Magnum Opus series of premium bullion coins by the Pressburg Mint, and the first one issued for Niue (the first edition was for Tokelau). The coins in the series have a new design every year and are about the beauty of mathematics.

The mint says about it:
Mathematics is the language of nature and the Golden Ratio has baffled scientists for centuries. Showing up everywhere from snail shells to financial markets and all the way to galaxies, this peculiar law of nature seeps into everything.

MintPressburg Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintageunknown
Obverse
Niue / Gold Tenth-Ounce 2023 Magnum Opus - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin features the official Public Seal of Niue.

It has an inner circle of hiapo designs, representing the fonua (land), within which are stylised designs of a tree, representing life and tagata Niue (the people of Niue), surrounded by an outer circle in the form of a traditional Niuean garland of 14 seashells (representing the 14 villages of Niue), and crowned with St Edward's Crown (of the United Kingdom), representing the sovereign as head of state.

Around above between the two circles, the inscription PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE. Below, a ribbon carries the motto ATUA NIUE TUKULAGI on two lines (meaning "God, Niue Eternally"), below which two crossed katoua (Niue fighting clubs).

Around above, the name of the country and the date of issue: NIUE 2023. Around below, the face value 10 DOLLARS.

Obverse Inscription NIUE 2023 10 DOLLARS
Reverse
Niue / Gold Tenth-Ounce 2023 Magnum Opus - reverse photo

The reverse design shows a number of geometric patterns illustrating the "golden ratio". In a square in the centre, the inscription MAGNUM OPUS.

Above right, the precious metal content 1/10 oz Au 9999 (one tenth of a troy ounce of 99.99% gold; Au is abbreviated from Aurum, the Latin word for silver).

Reverse Inscription MAGNUM OPUS 1/10 oz Au 9999
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Gold content (Troy oz.): 0.100
Finish: proof-like.
Issue price: 236.00 EUR

Mintage of these coins seems to be "on demand". The company announces on its web site the mintage limit of the coin, and the number of currently minted coins.
As of 3 March 2023, there were 0 minted coins of this kind.
Minted as of 4 October 2023: 279 pieces.

See also

Coins in the Magnum Opus series include:
- 1 oz Gold, Magnum Opus, Tokelau 2022
- 1/10 oz Gold, Magnum Opus, Tokelau 2022
- 1 oz Silver, Magnum Opus, Tokelau 2022
- 1 oz Gold, Magnum Opus, Niue 2023
- 1/10 oz Gold, Magnum Opus, Niue 2023
- 1 oz Silver, Magnum Opus, Niue 2023

All (62) coins of type: Gold Tenth-Ounce (1/10 oz)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2013 Marie de Rohan 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND ELIZABETH II. 250 CENTS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2013 Louis René de Rohan 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND ELIZABETH II. 250 CENTS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2013 Camille de Rohan 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND ELIZABETH II. 250 CENTS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2013 Henri II de Rohan 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND ELIZABETH II. 250 CENTS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2014 Hynek of Kunštát 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 2014 5 DOLLARS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2014 Viktorin of Kunštát 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 2014 5 DOLLARS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2014 King George of Poděbrady 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 2014 5 DOLLARS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2014 Charles I of Münsterberg 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 2014 5 DOLLARS
Five Dollars Gold 2015 Liberation of Auschwitz 200 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II · NIUE ISLAND · FIVE DOLLARS · 2015 ·
Five Dollars Gold 2015 Battle of Iwo Jima 200 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II · NIUE ISLAND · FIVE DOLLARS · 2015 ·
Five Dollars Gold 2015 Red Army Captures Berlin 200 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II · NIUE ISLAND · FIVE DOLLARS · 2015 ·
Five Dollars Gold 2015 Prague Uprising 200 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II · NIUE ISLAND · FIVE DOLLARS · 2015 ·
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2015 Vilém of Pernštejn and Helfštejn 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 2015 5 DOLLARS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2015 Jan IV of Pernštejn 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 2015 5 DOLLARS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2015 Vratislav II of Pernštejn 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 2015 5 DOLLARS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2015 María Manrique de Lara y Mendoza 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 2015 5 DOLLARS
Five Dollars Gold 2015 Czech Traditions - Falconry 400 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II. 2015 NIUE ISLAND · 5 DOLLARS
Five Dollars Gold 2015 Czech Traditions - Slovácko Verbuňk 400 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II. 2015 NIUE ISLAND · 5 DOLLARS
Five Dollars Gold 2015 Czech Traditions - Masopust 400 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II. 2015 NIUE ISLAND · 5 DOLLARS
Five Dollars Gold 2015 Czech Traditions - Ride of the Kings 400 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II. 2015 NIUE ISLAND · 5 DOLLARS
Five Dollars Gold 2015 Czech Traditions - Parading the Judas 400 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II. 2015 NIUE ISLAND · 5 DOLLARS
Five Dollars Gold 2015 Czech Traditions - Kladruby Horse Breeding 400 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II. 2015 NIUE ISLAND · 5 DOLLARS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2016 Charles IV - Achievements 700 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 5 DOLLARS 2016
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2016 Blanche of Valois 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 5 DOLLARS 2016
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2016 Hunger Wall 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 5 DOLLARS 2016
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2016 Charles University 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II· NIUE ISLAND 5 DOLLARS 2016
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2016 Plichta of Žerotín 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait 2016 ELIZABETH II · NIUE ISLAND 5 DOLLARS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2016 Charles the Elder of Žerotín 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait 2016 ELIZABETH II · NIUE ISLAND 5 DOLLARS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2016 Elizabeth Juliana of Žerotín 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait 2016 ELIZABETH II · NIUE ISLAND 5 DOLLARS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2016 Charles Emmanuel of Žerotín 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait 2016 ELIZABETH II · NIUE ISLAND 5 DOLLARS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2017 John of Rosenthal 100 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE ISLAND 5 DOLLARS 2017
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2017 Lev of Rosenthal 100 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE ISLAND 5 DOLLARS 2017
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2017 Johanka of Rosenthal 100 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE ISLAND 5 DOLLARS 2017
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2017 Zdenek Lev of Rosenthal 100 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE ISLAND 5 DOLLARS 2017
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2020 Guardian Angel 300 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE ISLAND · 5 DOLLARS 2020 ·
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2020 Mythical Creatures - Dragon 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II · 2020 · NIUE ISLAND · 5 DOLLARS ·
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2020 Mythical Creatures - Phoenix 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II · 2020 · NIUE ISLAND · 5 DOLLARS ·
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2020 Mythical Creatures - Griffin 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II · 2020 · NIUE ISLAND · 5 DOLLARS ·
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2020 Mythical Creatures - Harpy 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II · 2020 · NIUE ISLAND · 5 DOLLARS ·
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2021 Wonders of the World - Great Pyramid of Giza 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND 5 DOLLARS ELIZABETH II 2021
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2021 Wonders of the World - Hanging Gardens of Babylon 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND 5 DOLLARS ELIZABETH II 2021
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2021 Mythical Creatures - Hydra 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II · 2021 · NIUE ISLAND · 5 DOLLARS ·
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2021 Mythical Creatures - Unicorn 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II · 2021 · NIUE ISLAND · 5 DOLLARS ·
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2021 Mythical Creatures - Cerberus 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II · 2021 · NIUE ISLAND · 5 DOLLARS ·
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2021 Mythical Creatures - Centaur 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II · 2021 · NIUE ISLAND · 5 DOLLARS ·
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2021 The Witcher - The Last Wish 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II NIUE 2021 15 DOLLARS 1/10 OZ 999.9 FINE GOLD
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2022 Wonders of the World - Temple of Artemis 2,400 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND 5 DOLLARS ELIZABETH II 2022
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2022 Wonders of the World - Statue of Zeus 2,400 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND 5 DOLLARS ELIZABETH II 2022
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2022 Wonders of the World - Mausoleum 2,400 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait NIUE ISLAND 5 DOLLARS ELIZABETH II 2022
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2022 Mythical Creatures - Minotaur 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II · 2022 · NIUE ISLAND · 5 DOLLARS ·
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2022 Mythical Creatures - Sphinx 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II · 2022 · NIUE ISLAND · 5 DOLLARS ·
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2022 Mythical Creatures - Pegasus 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II · 2022 · NIUE ISLAND · 5 DOLLARS ·
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2022 Mythical Creatures - Scarab 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II · 2022 · NIUE ISLAND · 5 DOLLARS ·
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2023 Wonders of the World - Colossus of Rhodes 2,400 Public Seal of Niue PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE 5 DOLLARS 2023
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2023 Czech Lion 7,000 Public Seal of Niue PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE 5 DOLLARS 2023
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2023 Slovakia Eagle 3,000 Public Seal of Niue PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE 5 DOLLARS 2023
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2023 Equilibrium unknown Public Seal of Niue NIUE 2023 10 DOLLARS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2023 Chronos unknown Public Seal of Niue 1/10 oz FINE GOLD 9999 PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE 10 DOLLARS
Gold Tenth-Ounce 2023 Terra unknown Public Seal of Niue NIUE ISLAND 10 DOLLARS TERRA 2023
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Gold Tenth-Ounce 2023 Magnum Opus unknown Public Seal of Niue NIUE 2023 10 DOLLARS
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Gold Tenth-Ounce 2023 Magnum Opus: Details
CountryNiue
CurrencyNiue Dollar
Coin TypeGold Tenth-Ounce (1/10 oz)
Issued2023
MonarchKing Charles III
EffigyPublic Seal of Niue
Face Value10 (x Dollar)
Mintageunknown
Mintage Limit3,000
CurrentYes
Material0.9999 Gold
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size16.0000 mm
Thickness0.850 mm
Mass3.1310 g
OCC IDLBRP-ORRC-KNJP-OMNY
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Gold Tenth-Ounce 2023 Magnum Opus: Photo 2023 Niue 1/10 oz Gold $10 Magnum Opus (Prooflike) / thumbnail 2023 Niue 1/10 oz Gold $10 Magnum Opus (Prooflike)
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