Why add the Proof 69 2016 Niue $2 1 oz. Proof Silver Star Wars Classics Series - R2-D2to your collection?
This 2016 Niue $2 1 oz. Proof Silver Star Wars Classics Series - R2-D2 was given the high collector grade of Proof 69 Ultra Cameo by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and features the ModernCoinMart (MCM) Exclusive Early Releases Star Wars label. The mintage limit of this issue is a low 10,000 pieces.
The tiny Pacific Island nation of Niue, sponsored this coin which was struck by the New Zealand Mint. Niue is incorporated with New Zealand but can have legal tender coins minted. This $2 coin struck on a 1 oz. .999 fine silver blank is an example of that.
The reverse design of the coin depicts R2-D2 as seen in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Everyone's favorite astromech droid is pictured just after his capture as the Jawas were selling him to Owen Lars, Luke Skywalker's moisture farming uncle.
The obverse of the coin features Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. This effigy was designed by Ian Rank Broadley, the noted British artist.
Proof 69 coins are the sought out by collectors who demand excellence and value in their collections. These coins are great additions as they exhibit superior eye appeal and wonderfully original surfaces. Ultra Cameo coins have the sought after contrasted finish demanded on proof coins.
Add this Proof 69 2016 $2 Niue 1 oz. Silver R2-D2 coin to your collection today!
|Year of Issue:||2016|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Mint:||New Zealand Mint|
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