Silver Five Kilos 2023 Thaler, Coin from Niue - detailed information

Silver Five Kilos 2023 Thaler, Coin from Niue
CoinSilver Five Kilos 2023 Thaler

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, bullion 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 based on the troy ounce, but some are in the metric system and go to the extremely large size of five kilograms (5 kg) of silver.

The coins are "Non-Circulating Legal Tender" (NCLT) and not bullion because they are issued at prices much higher than their bullion value and are targeted at collectors who appreciate them for their artistic or sentimental value, and not at bullion investors.

This premium bullion coin by the Czech Mint explores the history of the American Dollar, whose name derives from the Joachimsthaler (in Czech, Jáchymov Tolar), which originated in the Czech Kingdom in 1520. This high-quality currency spread throughout Europe and its success encouraged others to mint a number of imitations. The Czech tolar thus became, for example, the Dutch Daler, which was used, among other things, in the American colonies. The dollar was then created by further distortion of the Czech word.

The reverse of the coin was designed by Ladislav Vraný, and the obverse by Martin Dašek.

MintCzech Mint Mint MarkMonogram ČM Total Mintage 200
Obverse
Niue / Silver Five Kilos 2023 Thaler - 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).

The seal is in a small oval on the right. The rest of the surface features three American "Liberty Dollars" dated 1794.

Around above, the face value and the date of issue 400 DOLLARS 2023 on a dot-patterned background.

The mint mark of the Czech Mint - a crowned monogram of the letters ČM (Česká mincovna) - is below the 4 of "400 DOLLARS".

Obverse Inscription 400 DOLLARS 2023 PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE
Reverse
Niue / Silver Five Kilos 2023 Thaler - reverse photo

The reverse design represents three Jáchymov tolars (Joachimsthalers) from different times.

Around above, the inscription CZECH REPUBLIC · JOACHIMSTHALER; around below, the precious metal content, · 5000 g FINE SILVER 999 · (five thousand grams, or five kilograms, of 99.9% silver).

Reverse Inscription CZECH REPUBLIC · JOACHIMSTHALER· 5000 g FINE SILVER 999 ·
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Silver content (Troy oz): 160.75
Finish: bullion (Brilliant Uncirculated).
Packaging: in a protective capsule.
Czech Mint Product Code: 76400-750
Date of issue: March 2023
Issue price: 6,072.30 EUR

See also

Coin in the Niue Joachimsthaler series include (ordered by year / metal / size):
- 1 oz Gold, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2021
- 1 oz Silver, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2021
- 100 oz Gold, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2022
- 1 kg Gold, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2022
- 10 oz Gold, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2022
- 5 oz Gold, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2022
- 1 oz Gold, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2022
- 1/4 oz Gold, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2022
- 1/25 oz Gold, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2022
- 3 kg Silver, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2022
- 1 kg Silver, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2022
- 1 oz Silver, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2022
- 5 kg Gold, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2023
- 100 oz Gold, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2023
- 1 kg Gold, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2023
- 10 oz Gold, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2023
- 5 oz Gold, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2023
- 1 oz Gold, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2023
- 1/4 oz Gold, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2023
- 1/25 oz Gold, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2023
- 5 kg Silver, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2023
- 3 kg Silver, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2023
- 1 kg Silver, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2023
- 20 oz Silver, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2023
- 1 oz Silver, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2023
- 1 oz Gold, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2024
- 1/25 oz Gold, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2024
- 1 oz Silver, Joachimsthaler (Thaler), 2024

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Silver Five Kilos 2023 Thaler: Details
CountryNiue
CurrencyNiue Dollar
Coin TypeSilver Five Kilos (5 kg)
Issued2023
MonarchKing Charles III
EffigyPublic Seal of Niue
Face Value400 (x Dollar)
Total Mintage200
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Silver
DesignerLadislav Vraný, Martin Dašek
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size165.0000 mm
Mass5,000.0000 g
OCC IDRMKG-EZAC-LAWG-ONXQ
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