Soon-to-be-minted Star War coins will be legal tender on the tiny South Pacific island nation of Niue, but you probably wouldn’t want to use them to buy a drink in the Mos Eisley Cantina.
The South Pacific island of Niue will be issuing legal tender coins featuring Queen Elizabeth II on the front and Star Wars characters on the back. As legal tender, the coins will have a face value of NZ$2 (£1), but the silver content in each is worth considerably more than that.
As legal tender, the coins will have a face value of NZ$2 (£1), but the silver content in each is worth considerably more than that.
The New Zealand Mint, a manufacturer of commemorative coins, will release a series of legal tender Star Wars silver coins this November. Issued by the pacific island country of Niue, the coins have a face value of two New Zealand Dollars.
Silver Legal Tender Star Wars Coins this coming November. Issued in the south Pacific island nation of Niue, each coin holds a value of $2.00 New Zealand dollars and will be available individually or in themed sets.
Coins with embossed Star Wars characters like Darth Vader, Yoda and Princess Leia have become legal tender. Shops on the small Polynesian island of Niue - 1,500 miles off the coast of New Zealand - will now accept the cash for everything from food to clothing.
The South Pacific island of Niue is issuing legal tender emblazoned with Star Wars characters. Queen Elizabeth II, Niue's head of state, will be on the front of 40 new coins but Luke, Leia, and the gang will appear in color on the flip side.
Come to the Dark Side……….. the New Zealand Mint has released 2 unique four coin sets depicting Star Wars characters that will be legal tender on the South Pacific Island of Niue. The coins feature a full coloured image of your favourite character duos of Luke Skywalker / Princess Leia...
But no, here we have the collectible set of Star Wars coins - which are legal tender by the way. Yes, they're worth two New Zealand dollars (?1) and are part of a set made for the tiny South Pacific island of Niue.
The New Zealand Mint created a series of commemorative silver Star Wars coins for the South Pacific island of Niue. The silver coins have a value of around one Euro (and sell to collectors for $400), and feature favorites like Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, Yoda, and more.