The film Star Wars - A New Hope made its debut on May 25, 1977. 999 fine silver rectangular proof was issued by Niue to mark the 40th anniversary.
It weighs 1 Troy oz. And portions of the design have been colorized.
The NZ Mint continued with the additional 8 films for a total collection of 9 Silver Movie Poster Coins. The 40th Anniversary - A New Hope Poster Coin is the rarest coin of the whole collection, especially in PF 70 condition with the Black Star Wars Label. The first three Movie Poster Coins, A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi all have the coveted Black Star Wars Label. The remaining six Movie Poster Coins are labeled First Releases with the white NGC label. Iconic Star Wars Poster Design: The obverse displays an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II that was designed by Ian Rank-Broadley.
This side is inscribed with the country of issue, the date and the face value. The reverse matches each of the classic Star Wars Film movie posters.NGC Certified PF70 UC Early Releases: To have these unique silver proof graded and encapsulated, it means they were sent from The New Zealand Mint and submitted to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation(NGC). No imperfections could be found, so they received a perfect Proof 70 grade. For its visual contrast and being submitted within 30 days of its official release it was given the Ultra Cameo(UC) and Early Releases designations. This NGC PF70 UC Early Releases 2017 - 2020 Niue 1 oz. Star Wars - Poster Coin silver proof set will complete your collection. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: World\Australia & Oceania\New Zealand". The seller is "jmlewis4200" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.