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2022 Antique Colorized Niue Wild Africa Series Bigfin Reef Squid 1/2 oz Silver Coin

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Known for its elaborate mating behaviors and mesmerizing eyes, the bigfin reef squid is one of the most social squid species — possibly a group of very closely-related species — known to swim the world’s oceans. Found in shallow tropical and temperate waters in the Indian and Pacific Oceans, and especially in the coral and rock reefs from which its name derives, the bigfin reef squid can often be found in vast shoals where squid of a wide range of sizes live together and rely on one another. This squid’s importance in the African context is celebrated by the Lithuanian Mint with the 2022 Antique Colorized Niue Wild Africa Series Bigfin Reef Squid 1/2 oz Silver Coin, available to you from Provident Metals.

Highlights:

  • Arrives in a high-quality display case with a Certificate of Authenticity!
  • Issued in 2022, part of the Lithuanian Mint’s Wild Afrika series!
  • Limited mintage of only 1,000 coins worldwide!
  • Contains 1/2 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
  • Legal tender of Niue with a $1 (NZD) face value.
  • Obverse side features an official effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Reverse side features a colorized close-up of a squid’s eye.

The 2022 Antique Colorized Niue Wild Africa Series Bigfin Reef Squid Silver Coin features a striking design, a beautiful antique finish, and unforgettable colorized artwork. Provident Metals fully insures each and every shipment against even the remotest possibility of loss or damage; your coin arrives in a high-quality display case, accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity that verifies its unique place in the mintage. It’s a must-have item for both nature enthusiasts and discerning collectors and investors.

Obverse

The obverse side of the coin features a world-famous profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II to verify it as legal tender. Around the rim, a decorative antique border carries the inscriptions “ELIZABETH II NIUE” and “1 DOLLAR 2022.”

Reverse

The coin’s reverse side features a squid’s eye rendered in magnified detail and vivid full color. The decorative border around the rim carries the inscriptions “I SEE YOU” and “I AM THE BIGGEST.”

History

The Lithuanian Mint’s Wild Afrika series is all about showcasing the diversity of wildlife to be found on and around the African continent. The pure silver collectibles in the series come packaged with informative mini-essays describing some of each animal’s most recognizable characteristics, along with a full-color photograph of the coin’s subject, a detail which generally provides the artwork on the collectible itself.

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When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $7.99 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

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Product Details

Year 2021
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .999
Producer New Zealand Mint
Diameter 40 mm
Condition Proof
Denomination 1 NZD
Country Niue
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Wild Africa
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Mintage 1,000
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Metal Content 0.5 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Packaging Dimensions 6.1 x 4.9 x 0.7
Provident ID 3942859