Silver Ounce 2020 Star Wars - A New Hope, Coin from Niue - detailed information

Silver Ounce 2020 Star Wars - A New Hope, Coin from Niue
CoinSilver Ounce 2020 Star Wars - A New Hope

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 - typically, one ounce of silver (abbreviated as 1 oz Ag, where "Ag" comes from the Latin word for silver, Argentum). Many of these feature famous famous movie characters.

This special, limited edition rectangular silver coin features a replica image of the original poster for Star Wars - A New Hope. The design incorporates both colour and engraving.

Released in 1977, the science fiction film Star Wars - Episode IV - A new Hope is the fourth episode of the Star Wars saga. The story is about the young Luke Skywalker, who accidentally discovers a secret message and looks for the actual recipient of the message - the Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi. He instructs Luke, who suddenly finds himself on the side of the rebels, on the basics of force.

MintNew Zealand Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage1,977
Obverse
Niue / Silver Ounce 2020 Star Wars - A New Hope - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin shows at its centre 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).

Above the effigy is the monarch's legend, on two lines separated by a horizontal line: ELIZABETH II NIUE. Below the effigy, also on two lines separated by a horizontal line, the face value and date of issue: 2020 2 DOLLARS.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II NIUE 2020 2 DOLLARS
Reverse
Niue / Silver Ounce 2020 Star Wars - A New Hope - reverse photo

The reverse is coloured and features a replica image of the original poster for the 1977 film Star Wars - A New Hope, with the inscription on top reading A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away..., and the STAR WARS logo below.

In small letters below left, the precious metal content 1 oz 999 Fine Silver (one troy ounce of 99.9% silver); below right, the copyright acknowledgement © & ™ Lucasfilm Ltd..

Reverse Inscription A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away... STAR WARS
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: proof, coloured.
Packaging: in acrylic display block, boxed in a theme box, with numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

See also

Coins issued for Niue in 2020 and featuring Star Wars themes include:
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Darth Vader
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Boba Fett
- 1 oz Gold Proof, Lando Calrissian
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Mandalorian Mythosaur
- 1 oz Gold Proof, Death Star
- 1 oz Gold Proof, Millennium Falcon
- 1 oz Gold Proof, Imperial Star Destroyer
- 1 oz Gold Proof, T-65 X-Wing Fighter
- 1 oz Gold Proof, TIE/LN Fighter
- 1 oz Gold Proof, TIE Advanced x1
- 1 oz Gold Proof, T-47 Snowspeeder
- 1/4 oz Gold Proof, The Empire Strikes Back
- 1/4 oz Gold Proof, Lando Calrissian
- 2 oz Silver Shaped (with coloured version), Boba Fett Helmet
- 2 oz Silver Shaped (with coloured version), Stormtrooper Helmet
- 35 g Silver Foil (Coloured Poster), Rise of Skywalker
- 35 g Silver Foil (Coloured Poster), Revenge of the Sith
- 35 g Silver Foil (Coloured Poster), The Force Awakens
- 35 g Silver Foil (Coloured Poster), The Last Jedi
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Darth Vader
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Boba Fett
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Mandalorian Mythosaur
- 1 oz Silver Coloured, Star Wars Season's Greetings - Sithmas
- 1 oz Silver Proof, Lando Calrissian
- 1 oz Silver Proof, Death Star
- 1 oz Silver Coloured, The Empire Strikes Back
- 1 oz Silver Rectangle, Stormtrooper
- 1 oz Silver Rectangle, Death Trooper
- 1 oz Silver Rectangle, Clone Trooper
- 1 oz Silver Rectangle, Praetorian Guard
- 1 oz Silver Rectangle (Coloured Poster), A New Hope
- 1 oz Silver Rectangle (Coloured Poster), The Empire Strikes Back
- 1 oz Silver Rectangle (Coloured Poster), The Rise of Skywalker
- 1 oz Silver Chibi, Darth Vader
- 1 oz Silver Chibi, Stormtrooper
- 1 oz Silver Chibi, Chewbacca
- 1 oz Silver Chibi, Boba Fett
- 1 oz Silver Chibi, R2-D2
- 5 g Silver Foil (Coloured Poster), The Empire Strikes Back

A similar coin was released in 2017 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the movie.

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Silver Ounce 2020 Star Wars - A New Hope: Details
CountryNiue
CurrencyNiue Dollar
Coin TypeSilver Ounce (1 oz), Movie Characters
Issued2020
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley
Face Value2 (x Dollar)
Total Mintage1,977
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Silver
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRectangle
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size36.0 x 53.0 mm
Mass31.100 g
OCC IDLBRP-ORRC-PJZA-OMNY
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