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2017 New Zealand $10 Niue Hawksbill Turtle 5 oz Silver Coin BU

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The Nuie Hawksbill Turtle Series started out as the Fiji Taku Series in 2010. The coin series is known for the unique reverse design featuring the hawksbill turtle, which is native to the South Pacific region. This design didnt change when the series switched release countries. Today, you can purchase the 2017 New Zealand $10 Niue Hawksbill Turtle 5 oz Silver Coin from Provident Metals in Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) condition.


  • Ships in a protective plastic capsule.
  • 4th release in the Niue Hawksbill Turtle Series!
  • Mintage limited to just 50,000 coins!
  • Each coin contains 5 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
  • Given a face value of 10 Dollars backed by the government of Niue.
  • Obverse bears the image of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Reverse image is that of the hawksbill turtle swimming through the ocean.

The coins available in this listing are in Brilliant Uncirculated condition, which means that they show no signs of wear and tear. However, in this condition, coins may have minor flaws, including breaks in luster, spotted surfaces, or contacts marks that are obtained during the coining process.


On the obverse face of each 2017 New Zealand $10 Niue Hawksbill Turtle 5 oz Silver Coin, you will see the image of Queen Elizabeth. In this particular depiction of the Queen, she is shown in right-profile relief. This design was created by Ian Rank-Broadley in 1998, and it is the fourth-generation image of Her Majesty.


The reverse face of these coins features the image of the hawksbill turtle. This species of marine turtle can be found in the tropical areas of the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans. They were named based on their narrow, pointed beak.


After the Fiji Taku coins were discontinued, Niue picked up the pieces and released the Niue Hawksbill Turtle Silver Coins with the same design in 2014. Since political instability had long plagued Fiji, the coin series was discontinued. Fortunately for collectors, the series was reintroduced with the only change being the issuing country.

These coins are minted by the New Zealand Mint, which also produced the Fiji version of the coins.


When you order precious metals products from Provident Metals, you know that your order is as safe as possible throughout the shipping process, because we use only discreet packaging. All orders of more than $199 ship for free.

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How Does Free Shipping Work?

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 $9.95 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

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For those orders of $999.99 or less, there is no need to sign for your package. However, you may select the option to require a signature at delivery if you want. This can be chosen and paid for at checkout. All orders of $1000 or more require a signature to complete delivery.

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Product Details

Year 2017
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .999
Producer New Zealand Mint
Thickness 5.5 mm
Diameter 64 mm
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination 10 NZD
Country New Zealand
Designer (Obverse) Ian Rank-Broadley
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Niue Hawksbill Turtle
Certificate of Authenticity No
Mintage 50,000
Packaging Plastic Capsule
Metal Content 5 Troy Ounces
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2573842