Few characters in the Star Universe were as popular as actor Alec Guinness’ Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars: A New Hope. Though he would appear as a spirit in latter films, Obi-Wan Kenobi appeared in the flesh only in the first film from the original trilogy. Now his image lives on with a new release in the Star Wars Classic Collection. Right now, the 2017 1 oz Silver Niue Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi Coin is available to purchase online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you in a Star Wars-themed coin case and themed packaging with Certificate of Authenticity.
- Sixth coin in the Star Wars Classic Collection!
- Mintage limited to 10,000 coins only!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 pure silver.
- Bears a face value of $2 (NZD) backed by the government of Niue.
- Obi-Wan Kenobi on the reverse.
- Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse.
When the first scenes of Star Wars unfolded in theaters in the 1970s, Obi-Wan Kenobi was introduced to the world as a hermit going by the name Ben Kenobi on the desert planet of Tatooine. Far from a simple hermit, Star Wars fans would come to know the true power of this man very quickly.
The Star Wars Classic collection is one of three Star Wars-themed coin collections available from the New Zealand Mint right now. In the Classic Collection, the characters that a generation of moviegoers fell in love with appear on the reverse of silver and gold coins from the New Zealand Mint. Obi-Wan is the sixth release in this particular series, following Darth Vader, Han Solo, Yoda, R2-D2, and Princess Leia. Obi-Wan coins are also available as 1 oz silver and ¼ oz gold options.
Each 2017 1 oz Silver Niue Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi Coins in this listing arrives inside of a Star Wars-themed black coin case, which itself is shipped inside of a Star Wars-branded outer coin packaging that includes a Certificate of Authenticity.
The reverse side of the 2017 1 oz Silver Niue Star Wars Obi-Wan Kenobi Coin features the image of Obi-Wan in his Jedi robes as he draws his lightsaber to face Darth Vader on the Death Star. This is one of the iconic moments from the first film, Star Wars: A New Hope.
On the obverse of all Silver Niue Star Wars Classic Collection coins is the image of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty’s right-profile portrait appears on all commonwealth coinage, and this 1998 design from Ian Rank-Broadley represents the fourth-generation depiction of the Queen to appear since her ascension to the throne in 1952.
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