Silver Ounce 2022 Star Wars - IG-11, Coin from Niue - detailed information

Silver Ounce 2022 Star Wars - IG-11, Coin from Niue
CoinSilver Ounce 2022 Star Wars - IG-11

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 is part of a New Zealand Mint series dedicated to characters and themes from famous movies, and features the assassin droid IG-11 from the Star Wars universe.

In 1977, pop culture changed forever with the introduction of George Lucas' famed series, Star Wars. The worldwide phenomenon expanded to many films, comic books, television series, video games and theme park attractions. Star Wars is currently (as of 2021) the fifth-highest-grossing media franchise of all time. Star Wars has made its way into all mediums of pop culture with a memorable storyline and beloved characters like R2-D2, Darth Vader, Yoda and many more.

IG-11 is an assassin droid that functioned as a bounty hunter at the time of the new galactic republic following the events of Return of the Jedi. IG-11 features in the Mandalorian series on Disney+ as a rival bounty hunter to the main protagonist, the Mandalorian. The two characters meet on a bounty to kill the young Grogu or "Baby Yoda" and work together to take out the Nikto mercenaries guarding him. Upon discovering the target of the bounty, however, the Mandalorian, Din Djarin would destroy IG-11. Later the droid would be reassembled and reprogrammed into a protector rather than a threat for the young padawan.

MintNew Zealand Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage25,000
Obverse
Niue / Silver Ounce 2022 Star Wars - IG-11 - obverse photo

The obverse features the "Public Seal of Niue" (it has to be noted that this is not the official seal...)

It 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 above, the face value TWO DOLLARS. Around below, the date of issue 2022.

Obverse Inscription TWO DOLLARS 2022 PUBLIC SEAL OF NIUE
Reverse
Niue / Silver Ounce 2022 Star Wars - IG-11 - reverse photo

The reverse of the coin shows the officially licensed image of the IG-11 assassin droid as seen in The Mandalorian streaming series on Disney+.

Around above, the precious metal content: 1 oz 999 Fine Silver (one ounce of 99.9% silver) and copyright acknowledgement: © & ™ Lucasfilm Ltd.

The design is "reverse frosted" - the fields are frosted while the design elements are polished.

Reverse Inscription 1 oz 999 Fine Silver © & ™ Lucasfilm Ltd.
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: bullion (Brilliant Uncirculated).
Packaging: in individual coin capsule, or 20 coins in a plastic tube, or 200 coins in a themed monster box.

See also

Coins issued for Niue in 2022 and featuring Star Wars themes include:
- 5 oz Gold Proof, Death Star
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Darth Vader
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Rebel Alliance
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, IG-11
- 1 oz Gold Proof, Boba Fett’s Starfighter
- 1 oz Gold Proof, The Mandalorian Classic - Grogu (Baby Yoda)
- 1 oz Gold Proof, The Mandalorian Classic - Ahsoka Tano
- 1 oz Gold Proof, The Mandalorian Classic - Bo-Katan Kryze
- 1 oz Gold Proof, The Mandalorian Classic - Boba Fett
- 1/4 oz Gold Proof, AT-AT Walker
- 1/4 oz Gold Proof, AT-ST Walker
- 1/4 oz Gold Proof, Sandcrawler
- 1/4 oz Gold Proof, The Mandalorian Classic - Grogu (Baby Yoda)
- 1/4 oz Gold Proof, The Mandalorian Classic - Ahsoka Tano
- 1/4 oz Gold Proof, The Mandalorian Classic - Bo-Katan Kryze
- 1/4 oz Gold Proof, The Mandalorian Classic - Boba Fett
- 1 kg Silver Coloured, A New Hope
- 10 oz Silver Rectangle, Han Solo in Carbonite
- 10 oz Silver Bullion, Mandalorian - Beskar Bar
- 5 oz Silver Coloured, AT-AT Walker
- 5 oz Silver Coloured, AT-ST Walker
- 5 oz Silver Coloured, Sandcrawler
- 3 oz Silver Coloured, Darth Vader
- 3 oz Silver Coloured, Battle Scenes - Battle of Hoth
- 3 oz Silver Coloured, Battle Scenes - Battle of Scarif
- 3 oz Silver Coloured, Battle Scenes - Anakin Skywalker vs. Obi-Wan Kenobi
- 3 oz Silver Proof, Death Star
- 3 oz Silver Shaped, Millennium Falcon
- 3 oz Silver Rectangle, Han Solo in Carbonite
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Rebel Alliance
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Darth Vader
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, IG-11
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Grogu (Baby Yoda)
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Mandalorian - Beskar Bar
- 1 oz Silver Proof Coloured, Season's Greetings - Merry Force Be With You
- 1 oz Silver Proof, AT-AT Walker
- 1 oz Silver Proof, AT-ST Walker
- 1 oz Silver Proof, Sandcrawler
- 1 oz Silver Proof Coloured, The Bad Batch - Hunter
- 1 oz Silver Proof Coloured, The Bad Batch - Wrecker
- 1 oz Silver Proof Coloured, Boba Fett’s Starfighter
- 1 oz Silver Proof, The Mandalorian Classic - Grogu (Baby Yoda)
- 1 oz Silver Proof, The Mandalorian Classic - Ahsoka Tano
- 1 oz Silver Proof, The Mandalorian Classic - Bo-Katan Kryze
- 1 oz Silver Proof, The Mandalorian Classic - Boba Fett
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Shaped, The Mandalorian Classic - Grogu (Baby Yoda) in Pod
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Shaped, Death Trooper Helmet
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Shaped, Scarif Stormtrooper Helmet
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Shaped, Hovertank Pilot Helmet
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Shaped, Imperial Patrol Trooper Helmet
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Shaped, Clone Trooper (Phase 1) Helmet
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Shaped, Clone Trooper (Phase 2) Helmet
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Shaped, First Order Stormtrooper Helmet
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Shaped, First Order Snowtrooper Helmet
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Shaped, Kylo Ren Helmet
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Shaped, TIE Fighter Pilot Helmet
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Shaped, Flametrooper Helmet
- 1 oz Silver Rectangle, Han Solo in Carbonite
- 1 oz Silver Rectangle, The Mandalorian Poster
- 1 oz Silver Rectangle, The Mandalorian - Boba Fett Poster
- 1 oz Silver Rectangle, The Mandalorian - Ahsoka Tano Poster
- 1 oz Silver Rectangle, The Mandalorian - Grogu (Baby Yoda) Poster
- 1 oz Silver Chibi, Yoda
- 1 oz Silver Chibi, Young Obi-Wan Kenobi
- 1 oz Silver (Gold Plated) Chibi, C-3PO
- 1 oz Silver Chibi, Boba Fett
- 1 oz Silver Chibi, Padmé Amidala
- 1 oz Silver Chibi, Fennec Shand
- 1 oz Silver Chibi, Admiral Ackbar
- 1 oz Silver Chibi, Darth Maul
- 1 oz Silver Chibi, Krrsantan
- 1 oz Silver Chibi, Cad Bane
- 1 oz Silver Chibi, Cassian Andor
- 1 oz Silver Chibi, Emperor Palpatine
- 1 oz Silver Chibi, Reva
- 5 g Silver Foil (Coloured Poster), Wookiee Christmas

Silver Ounce 2022 Star Wars - IG-11: Known varieties
Variety MintDirect Premier
Mintage Issued: unknown
Details

APMEX has partnered with PCGS, one of the most trusted names in numismatics, to further enhance the MintDirect Premier program. This partnership with PCGS allows MintDirect Premier with PCGS FirstStrike 2022 Silver IG-11 Coins in their sealed packaging to remain eligible for the FirstStrike designation if submitted to PCGS for grading long after new FirstStrike-eligible coins are typically off the market.

Packaged in RF-welded plastic polymer case (2 1/2" x 3 1/4"), protecting the coin's finish, with included authentication card.

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Silver Ounce 2022 Star Wars - IG-11: Details
CountryNiue
CurrencyNiue Dollar
Coin TypeSilver Ounce (1 oz), Bullion
Issued2022
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPublic Seal of Niue
Face Value2 (x Dollar)
Total Mintage25,000
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Silver
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size39.0000 mm
Thickness2.980 mm
Mass31.1000 g
OCC IDWMRA-OQPC-NXBQ-EYPL
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