Silver Three Ounces 2023 Year of the Rabbit - Bugs Bunny, Coin from Niue - detailed information

Silver Three Ounces 2023 Year of the Rabbit - Bugs Bunny, Coin from Niue
CoinSilver Three Ounces 2023 Year of the Rabbit - Bugs Bunny

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 featuring Bugs Bunny is part of a New Zealand Mint series featuring the Chinese Lunar Calendar and is dedicated to the 2023 Year of the Rabbit (22 January 2023 to 9 February 2024).

The Mint says about it:
The adorable Bugs Bunny features on this magnificent 3oz pure silver coin - as a celebration of the 2023 Lunar Year of the Rabbit! An impressive 55mm in diameter, this special piece features Bugs Bunny front and centre, in colour, and seen wearing traditional Lunar New Year clothing. Behind detailed engravings including Bugs Bunny and Lola Bunny, have been frosted for contrast. A mirror-like finish borders the coin to further enhance the design. Of course, the 2023 year has also been added to this celebratory coin. As this is a legal tender coin, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth ll can be found on the obverse.

Created in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, this treasured coin arrives protected by an acrylic capsule and held inside an alluring red case lined with black velvet. A Certificate of Authenticity is printed on the back, along with the coin’s specifications. You will also find the coin’s unique number in the limited mintage of 1,000

The Years of the Rabbit include: 1927, 1939, 1951, 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, 2011, and 2023.

MintNew Zealand Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintage 1,000
Obverse
Niue / Silver Three Ounces 2023 Year of the Rabbit - Bugs Bunny - 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 2023.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II NIUE TEN DOLLARS 2023
Reverse
Niue / Silver Three Ounces 2023 Year of the Rabbit - Bugs Bunny - reverse photo

The reverse shows the coloured image of cartoon character Bugs Bunny wearing a traditional Lunar New Year costume; in the background, Lola Bunny and Chinese decoration.

On the left, in yellow and red colours, a large numeral 2023; inside the zero, in Chinese style, LOONEY TUNES.

Around left, the precious metal content: 3 oz 999 Fine Silver (three troy ounces of 99.9% silver) followed by the copyright notice, LOONEY TUNES TM & © DC (s23).

Reverse Inscription 2023 LOONEY TUNES
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: proof, coloured.
Packaging: boxed, with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Date of issue: 12 September 2022.
Issue price: US$ 299.00

See also

Coins issued for Niue to mark the Lunar Year of the Rabbit 2023 include:
- 1 oz Gold Bullion (New Zealand Mint), Year of the Rabbit 2023
- 1 oz Gold Proof (New Zealand Mint), Year of the Rabbit 2023
- 1 kg Silver (Lithuanian Mint), Year of the Rabbit 2023
- 3 oz Silver Proof (New Zealand Mint), Year of the Rabbit 2023 - Bugs Bunny
- 2 oz Silver (Lithuanian Mint), Year of the Rabbit 2023
- 2 oz Silver Antique (Mint XXI), Mandala Rabbit 2023
- 1 oz Silver Bullion (New Zealand Mint), Year of the Rabbit 2023
- 1 oz Silver Proof (New Zealand Mint), Year of the Rabbit 2023
- 1 oz Silver Proof (New Zealand Mint), Year of the Rabbit 2023 - Bugs Bunny
- 1 oz Silver Chibi (New Zealand Mint), Year of the Rabbit 2023
- 17.5 g Silver Proof (Mint of Poland), Year of the Rabbit - Seven Elements 2023
- 1/2 oz Silver (Lithuanian Mint), Year of the Rabbit 2023

Coins issued by the New Zealand Mint to mark the Chinese Lunar year include:
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Year of the Monkey 2016
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Year of the Monkey 2016
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Year of the Rooster 2017
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Year of the Rooster 2017
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Year of the Dog 2018
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Year of the Dog 2018
- 1 oz Silver Proof Coloured, Year of the Dog 2018
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Disney Year of the Dog 2018
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Year of the Pig 2019
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Year of the Pig 2019
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Year of the Rat 2020
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Year of the Rat 2020
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Year of the Ox 2021
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Year of the Ox 2021
- 1 oz Silver Proof Coloured, Year of the Ox 2021
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Year of the Tiger 2022
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Year of the Tiger 2022
- 1 oz Silver Proof Coloured, Year of the Tiger 2022
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Year of the Rabbit 2023
- 1 oz Gold Proof, Year of the Rabbit - Bugs Bunny, 2023
- 3 oz Silver Proof Coloured, Year of the Rabbit - Bugs Bunny, 2023
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Year of the Rabbit 2023
- 1 oz Silver Proof Coloured, Year of the Rabbit 2023
- 1 oz Silver Proof Coloured, Year of the Rabbit - Bugs Bunny, 2023
- 1 oz Silver Coloured (Chibi), Year of the Rabbit 2023
- 1 oz Gold Bullion, Year of the Dragon 2024
- 1/4 oz Gold Proof, Year of the Dragon 2024
- 3 oz Silver Proof Coloured, Year of the Dragon 2024
- 3 oz Silver Proof Coloured, Disney Year of the Dragon 2024
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Year of the Dragon 2024
- 1 oz Silver Proof Gilded, Year of the Dragon 2024

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Silver Three Ounces 2023 Year of the Rabbit - Bugs Bunny: Details
CountryNiue
CurrencyNiue Dollar
Coin TypeSilver Three Ounces (3 oz)
Issued2023
MonarchKing Charles III
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 IDWMRA-EQPC-NRGD-OYPL
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