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2022 Niue Star Wars Darth Vader 1 oz Gold Coin BU

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From the first moment he appeared in the originalStar Warsin 1977, Darth Vader instantly captured the imaginations of audiences and became one of the most recognizable villains of what would become a powerhouse franchise and of the silver screen as a whole. Combining a powerful and menacing voice and spooky mechanized breather with an inspired visual design — featuring his intimidating black armor and mask and imposing physical stature — he was for many years the face of evil, with an extra layer of terror conferred by sorcerous powers derived from the Dark Side of the Force, making him a dark mirror of the virtuous and now-mostly-vanished Jedi Knights. The New Zealand Mint celebrates this unforgettable antagonist with the 2022 Niue Star Wars Darth Vader 1 oz Gold Coin.


  • Arrives in a protective acrylic capsule!
  • Issued in 2022 by the New Zealand Mint!
  • Limited mintage of just 250 pieces worldwide!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold.
  • Face value of $250 (NZD) as legal tender of Niue.
  • Obverse side features a profile effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Reverse side features Darth Vader.

The 2022 Niue Star Wars Darth Vader Gold Coin comes in Brilliant Uncirculated quality that preserves its original-mint brilliance and luster. It ships in a protective capsule, and Provident Metals tracks and fully insures each shipment against even the most remote possibility of loss or damageen route.


The coin’s obverse side features Ian Rank-Broadley’s world-famous effigy of the late Queen Elizabeth II, confirming it as legal tender. This is accompanied by the inscriptions “ELIZABETH II,” “NIUE,” “2022” and “25 DOLLARS.”


The coin’s reverse side features Darth Vader wielding his iconic lightsaber. The inscription “VADER” appears to his left, along with a smaller inscription that confirms the coin’s weight and silver contents and the copyright of Lucasfilm at the rim.


The New Zealand Mint has commemorated multiple iconic characters of a galaxy far, far away with its popular and magisterial series of Star Wars collectibles. Darth Vader is undoubtedly one of the most prominent figures to receive this treatment, a famous villain not just in the context of the franchise but in movies generally. Though his backstory and redemption have been fleshed out over many years in movie trilogies, stand-alone films, and shows, his black armor, mechanized breathing, imposing stature, and sepulchral voice have always come together to keep his menace intact for succeeding generations of fandom.


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Product Details

Year 2022
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .9999
Producer New Zealand Mint
Diameter 32 mm
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination $250 NZD
Country Niue
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Darth Vader
Certificate of Authenticity No
Mintage 250
Packaging Plastic Capsule
Packaging Dimensions 3.3 x 3.3 x 1.3
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 3970285