Why Buy This Proof 70 First Releases 2016 Niue 1 oz. R2-D2 Silver Proof with an Exclusive Star Wars Label and a Black Core Holder?
When Star Wars coins are issued, they tend to be quite popular. There are Star Wars fans all around the world. This 2016 1 oz. silver proof featuring R2-D2 is part of Niue's Star Wars Classics series. It's made of .999 fine silver and was struck by the New Zealand Mint. Like the other silver proofs in this lineup, mintage is limited to 10,000 pieces.
Queen Elizabeth II and R2-D2
Since this coin was issued for Niue, the obverse features a detailed portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. This portrait of Her Majesty was created by Ian Rank-Broadley. This side also displays the face value and date.
The Star Wars design can be found on the reverse. This design features R2-D2.
Proof 70 Ultra Cameo First Releases
When this coin was submitted to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) it received the grade of Proof 70, the Ultra Cameo designation, and the First Releases designation. That means this coin is completely perfect, it has great visual contrast, and it was submitted within 30 days of its release date. Its grade is displayed on an exclusive Star Wars label and the coin is protected by a classy black core holder.
Order today, this NGC Proof 70 Ultra Cameo First Releases 2016 Niue 1 oz. silver proof R2-D2 with a Star Wars label and black core holder could be yours.
|Year of Issue:||2016|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Release Type:||First Releases|
|Mint:||New Zealand Mint|
Coin collectors and fans of the Star Wars franchise are in for a treat this year. R2-D2, the fourth character in the Star Wars Classic Coin Series, is being released. This will be followed by the release of the new Star Wars movie, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, later this year. Learn more about these exciting new releases in this article.