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2022 Niue Lion 2 oz Silver Coin

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Lions have loomed large in the human imagination since small clans of our ancestors shared the savannahs of prehistory with them tens of thousands of years ago. Since then, they have become a source of an extraordinarily diverse range of cultural symbols across the world, but their ferocity and their status as King of Beasts have always remained in the foreground. The New Zealand Mint celebrates this majestic predator with the latest entry in the Fierce Nature collection, the 2022 Niue Lion 2 oz Silver Coin.

Coin Highlights:

  • Arrives in a customized display case!
  • Issued in 2022 as part of the Fierce Nature collection!
  • Limited mintage of just 1,000 coins worldwide!
  • Contains 2 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
  • Legal tender of Niue bearing a face value of $5 (NZD).
  • Obverse side features an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Reverse side is a detailed sculpture of a roaring lion’s head.

The 2022 Niue Lion Silver Coin showcases detailed, ultra high-relief medallic artwork with a lustrous antiqued finish. Provident Metals fully insures each and every shipment against any possibility of loss or damage. It ships in a boldly-designed display case, and we recommend early ordering due to the limited supply in this exclusive mintage.


An official effigy of Queen Elizabeth II is featured on the coin’s obverse side, confirming its standing as legal tender. It’s accompanied by the inscriptions “ELIZABETH II,” “NIUE,” “FIVE DOLLARS,” and “2022,” along with a confirmation of the coin’s weight and silver content.


The sculpted head of a roaring lion comprises the reverse side, engraved in vividly realistic detail. The antique finish brings out every aspect of its countenance, right down to its whiskers and fangs.


Called the King of Beasts and the King of the Jungle, the lion has riveted human attention for thousands of years due to its grace, strength, and majestic appearance. Its hold on our imaginations has made it a worldwide cultural symbol, inspiring everything from political and religious symbolism to literary creations across centuries. The New Zealand Mint’s new limited-mintage collection is a celebration of this fierce predator at its most striking and fearsome.


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

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Product Details

Year 2022
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .999
Producer New Zealand Mint
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination $5
Country Niue
Designer (Obverse) Ian Rank-Broadley
Edge Style Smooth
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Mintage 2,000
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Metal Content 2 Troy Ounces
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Dimensions 40 x 38.56 mm
Product Series Fierce Nature
Packaging Dimensions 4.4 x 3.1 x 1
Provident ID 3946525