Silver Ounce 2022 E.T. 40th Anniversary, Coin from Niue - detailed information

Silver Ounce 2022 E.T. 40th Anniversary, Coin from Niue
CoinSilver Ounce 2022 E.T. 40th Anniversary

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 coins under the authority of Niue. Most of these are commemorative and collector issues 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). Those issued at prices much higher than their bullion value are separately listed in the Non-Circulating Legal Tender (NCLT) silver ounce section of the site.

Unlike them, this coin is targeted at bullion investors and was initially released at a price close to the value of its precious metal content.

This coin, produced under license by The Coin Company Australia in cooperation with APMEX, celebrates the 40th anniversary of the iconic E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial film release.

According to Stephen Spielberg, the concept for E.T. evolved out of a question he asked himself about what if an alien from Close Encounters of the Third Kind had stayed behind as a sort of exchange student. He then imagined the character from the perspective of his own childhood and the loneliness he felt during his parent's divorce. Thus, E.T. was created as a friendly extra-terrestrial being who was left behind on Earth, but aided by the young boy Elliot to return home. In the course of this encounter, a unique friendship would emerge to the benefit of both characters and the delight of audiences around the world.

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial first premiered on 26 May 1982 at the Cannes Film Festival and later on 11 June 1982 across the United States. Its success was immediate, even surpassing the first Star Wars movie as the highest-grossing film of all time.

MintThe Coin Company Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage26,000
Obverse
Niue / Silver Ounce 2022 E.T. 40th Anniversary - obverse photo

The obverse design displays the iconic scene of the full moon with the silhouette of Elliott and E.T. flying across on a bicycle. The Public Seal of Niue appears at the bottom of the moon face, which takes up the entire obverse.

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).

Around below, the face value and the date of issue, 2 DOLLARS 2022.

Obverse Inscription PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE 2 DOLLARS 2022
Reverse
Niue / Silver Ounce 2022 E.T. 40th Anniversary - reverse photo

The reverse of the coin features an officially licensed image of E.T. raising his glowing finger while pointing to his glowing heart with the opposite hand. To the left of E.T. is the 40th anniversary logo as a privy mark. To the right of E.T. is the E.T. movie logo, reading (on two lines) E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL.

Around above left, the copyright information: © Universal City Studios LLC. All rights reserved.. Around above right, in large letters the metal content and purity: 1 OZ .999 AG (one troy ounce of 99.9% silver).

Reverse Inscription E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL 1 OZ .999 AG
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: Brilliant Uncirculated.
Packaging: Individual coins come in a protective capsule. Multiples of 20 come in heat-sealed rolls.
The Coin Company SKU: TCC220665
Date of issue: 11 June 2022.
Issue price: AU$ 56.99, US$ 29.41

See also

Niue coins issued for the 40th Anniversary of E.T. include:
- 1 oz Gold, E.T. 40th Anniversary 2022
- 1 oz Silver Bullion (with glow in the dark version), E.T. 40th Anniversary 2022
- 1 oz Silver Coloured, E.T. 40th Anniversary 2022
- 1 oz Silver Shaped Coloured, E.T. 40th Anniversary 2022

Silver Ounce 2022 E.T. 40th Anniversary: Known varieties
Variety In blister card
Mintage Issued: unknown (included in total)
Details

Brilliant Uncirculated coin in a tamper evident packaging that is E.T. 40th anniversary themed. The TEP-RF-welded plastic polymer case (2 1/2" x 3 1/4") protects the coin's finish.

Issue price: US$ 32.41

Variety Coloured Glow in the Dark Proof, Metal Box
Images Niue / Silver Ounce 2022 E.T. 40th Anniversary / Coloured Glow in the Dark Proof, Metal Box - obverse photo Niue / Silver Ounce 2022 E.T. 40th Anniversary / Coloured Glow in the Dark Proof, Metal Box - reverse photo
Mintage Issued: 500 (included in total)
Details

Coloured reverse with added UV effect, which causes the design to glow in the dark.

Packaged in an oval metal box, with a Certificate of Authenticity. Issue price: US$ 149.99

Variety Coloured Glow in the Dark Proof, Acrylic Block
Images Niue / Silver Ounce 2022 E.T. 40th Anniversary / Coloured Glow in the Dark Proof, Acrylic Block - obverse photo Niue / Silver Ounce 2022 E.T. 40th Anniversary / Coloured Glow in the Dark Proof, Acrylic Block - reverse photo
Mintage Issued: 500 (included in total)
Details

Coloured reverse with added UV effect, which causes the design to glow in the dark.

Packaged in a display acrylic block, with a Certificate of Authenticity. The Coin Company SKU: TCC220667

Issue price: AU$ 169.00. US$ 199.99

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Silver Ounce 2022 E.T. 40th Anniversary: Details
CountryNiue
CurrencyNiue Dollar
Coin TypeSilver Ounce (1 oz), Bullion
Issued2022
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPublic Seal of Niue
Face Value2 (x Dollar)
Total Mintage26,000
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Silver
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size39.000 mm
Thickness2.980 mm
Mass31.100 g
OCC IDDKLM-OMKC-XBBQ-ONZB
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2022 Niue 1 oz Silver $2 E.T. 40th Anniversary Coin
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2022 Niue 1 oz Silver $2 E.T. 40th Anniversary Coin
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2022 Niue 1 oz Silver $2 E.T. 40th Anniversary Coin - Acrylic Box
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2022 Niue 1 oz Silver $2 E.T. 40th Anniversary Coin - Metal Box
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2022 Niue 1 oz Silver $2 E.T. 40th Anniversary Coin
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2022 Niue 1 oz Silver $2 E.T. 40th Anniversary Coin
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