Silver Three Ounces 2022 Star Wars - Battle of Hoth, Coin from Niue - detailed information

Silver Three Ounces 2022 Star Wars - Battle of Hoth, Coin from Niue
CoinSilver Three Ounces 2022 Star Wars - Battle of Hoth

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, or are based on the troy ounce - for example, three ounces of silver (abbreviated as 3 oz Ag, where "Ag" comes from the Latin word for silver, Argentum).

This coin is part of a New Zealand Mint series featuring characters and themes from the Star Wars movie saga, and shows a scene from the Battle of Hoth.

The Mint says about it:
This striking 3oz pure silver coin re-imagines the Battle of Hoth in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. AT-AT Walkers, a Scout Walker, a Star Destroyer, and a Snowtrooper are shown in engraved relief with a frosted finish. These are complemented by a coloured background landscape and a mirror finish sky. The effigy of Queen Elizabeth II can be found on the obverse and confirms the coin is legal tender.

Each special coin arrives in a compact, themed box lined with black velvet. A Certificate of Authenticity is found on the back of the box along with the coin’s unique serial number.

MintNew Zealand Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage1,000
Obverse
Niue / Silver Three Ounces 2022 Star Wars - Battle of Hoth - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin shows 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 small letters below the head, the artist's initials IRB (for Ian Rank-Broadley).

Around the effigy is the monarch's legend, the date of issue and the value: ELIZABETH II NIUE TEN DOLLARS 2022.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II NIUE TEN DOLLARS 2022
Reverse
Niue / Silver Three Ounces 2022 Star Wars - Battle of Hoth - reverse photo

The reverse design is coloured and shows a scene from the Battle of Hoth in the film Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back. In the foreground, a a Scout Walker and a Snowtrooper; in the background, two AT-AT Walkers (camel-like fighting machines); above, a Star Destroyer spaceship.

Around below, the precious metal content: 3 oz 999 Fine Silver (three troy ounces of 99.9% silver) followed by the copyright acknowledgement © & ™ Lucasfilm Ltd..

Reverse Inscription 3 oz 999 Fine Silver © & ™ Lucasfilm Ltd.
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Notes

Finish: proof, coloured.
Packaging: in display box, with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Date of issue: 21 April 2022.
Issue price: US$ 299.00

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

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Silver Three Ounces 2022 Star Wars - Battle of Hoth: Details
CountryNiue
CurrencyNiue Dollar
Coin TypeSilver Three Ounces (3 oz)
Issued2022
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait, by Ian Rank-Broadley
Face Value10 (x Dollar)
Total Mintage1,000
CurrentYes
Material0.999 Silver
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size55.0000 mm
Mass93.3000 g
OCC IDNXYD-ONZC-QAKR-OVRB
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Silver Three Ounces 2022 Star Wars - Battle of Hoth: Photo Star Wars Battle Scenes - Hoth 3oz Silver Coin / thumbnail Star Wars Battle Scenes - Hoth 3oz Silver Coin
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