Information about currency: Niue Dollar

Niue Dollar (1966 - present)
Currency NameNiue Dollar
System
Description

Niue, a sovereign state in free association with New Zealand, uses two official legal tender currencies. While they use the New Zealand dollar, the government also issues legal tender coins using the Niue dollar for collector's purposes.

Before the creation of the New Zealand dollar, Niue was a user of the pound sterling and the very early commemorative coins of Niue were in pound or shilling increments.

Niue first began issuing coins in 1966. These have been mostly bullion and non-circulating base metal commemorative issues. They are acceptable as legal tender within Niue, though unlikely to be found anywhere on the island.

In 2009, Niue began issuing its first standardized coin set in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50 cent and 1 Dollar; they are thicker than New Zealand coins as well as having a different metallic composition. They are also of the same exact size and composition as the Pitcairn Islands special coin set.

All of the standard set coins bear images relevant to the country, surrounded by a distinct border.

All coins of Niue depict on the obverse the national crest or an official effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.

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 made using "smartminting" techniques and have features not generally found in circulation coins - e.g. high relief, full colour printing and/or different forms, including fully three dimensional (3D).

Coin Types in currency: Niue Dollar (38)
Coin TypeTypeFromToSub-typesCoins
One Dollar Silver Non-Circulating Legal Tender 1996 1 110
Gold Ounce (1 oz) Non-Circulating Legal Tender 2000 1 83
Silver Two Ounces (2 oz) Non-Circulating Legal Tender 2000 1 115
Silver Ounce (1 oz) Non-Circulating Legal Tender 2006 7 513
Gold Half Ounce (1/2 oz) Non-Circulating Legal Tender 2010 10
Gold One Hundred Ducats (348.5 g) Non-Circulating Legal Tender 2011 8
Gold Kilo (1 kg) Bullion 2011 8
Gold Forty Ducats (139.5 g) Non-Circulating Legal Tender 2011 9
Gold Three Ounces (3 oz) Non-Circulating Legal Tender 2012 8
Silver Quarter Kilo (250 g) Non-Circulating Legal Tender 2012 2
Silver Five Ounces (5 oz) Non-Circulating Legal Tender 2012 36
Gold Tenth Ounce (1/10 oz) Non-Circulating Legal Tender 2013 44
Silver Half Ounce (1/2 oz) Non-Circulating Legal Tender 2013 36
Silver Five Ounces (5 oz), Bullion Bullion 2014 24
Silver Ounce (1 oz), Bullion Bullion 2014 89
Silver Half Ounce (1/2 oz), Bullion Bullion 2014 5
Silver Two Ounces (2 oz), Bullion Bullion 2015 8
Gold Quarter Ounce (1/4 oz) Non-Circulating Legal Tender 2016 1 76
Silver Kilo (1 kg) Non-Circulating Legal Tender 2016 9
Gold Ounce (1 oz), Bullion Bullion 2019 65
Gold Half Gram (0.5 g) Non-Circulating Legal Tender 2019 2
Gold Twenty-fifth Ounce (1/25 oz) Bullion 2019 7
Silver Kilo (1 kg), Bullion Bullion 2019 7
Silver Three Ounces (3 oz) Non-Circulating Legal Tender 2019 14
Silver Thirty-five Grams Foil Non-Circulating Legal Tender 2019 11
Silver Five Grams Non-Circulating Legal Tender 2019 3
Gold Five Ounces (5 oz) Non-Circulating Legal Tender 2020 2
Palladium Ounce (1 oz) Non-Circulating Legal Tender 2021 1
Platinum Ounce (1 oz) Bullion 2021 4
Gold Ten Kilos (10 kg) Bullion 2021 1
Gold Five Kilos (5 kg) Bullion 2021 1
Gold Ten Ounces (10 oz), Bullion Bullion 2021 8
Gold Five Ounces (5 oz), Bullion Bullion 2021 7
Silver Three Kilos (3 kg) Non-Circulating Legal Tender 2021 2
Silver Two Kilos (2 kg) Non-Circulating Legal Tender 2021
Silver Ten Ounces (10 oz), Bullion Bullion 2021 10
Silver Five Kilos (5 kg) Non-Circulating Legal Tender 2022 1
Unsorted Other 1,370
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Niue Dollar: Details
Issued ByNiue
From1966
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Niue Dollar: Users
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Flag of Niue Niue Niue Dollar 1966
Niue Dollar: Related Currencies
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Flag of New Zealand New Zealand New Zealand Dollar 1967