2023 Niue $1 - The Milky Way: Proxima Centauri - 1oz Silver Proof
- Country: Niue
- King: George III (2022-Date)
- Type: Non-Circulating Coin
- Years: 2023
- Mint: Czech Mint - Jablonec nad Nisou, Czech Republic (1993-date)
- Denomination: 1 NZD
- Currency: New Zealand Dollar (1987-Date)
- Composition: .999 Silver
- Diameter: 37mm
- Weight: 31.1g
- Edge: Smooth
- Mintage: 2,500
- Condition: New - Mint Packaging
- Obverse: Coat of Arms with an alien spaceship; date and denomination below
- Reverse: A colorized representation of Proxima Centauri surrounded by stars and moons with its name below
Embark on a celestial journey with the 2023 Niue $1 - The Milky Way: Proxima Centauri, a 1oz Silver Proof coin, the latest addition to the enchanting Milky Way series, meticulously crafted and dedicated to the exploration of the cosmos, specifically spotlighting Proxima Centauri, a stellar entity within the constellation Centaurus. This coin, with a limited mintage of 2,500 pieces worldwide, is not merely a piece of numismatic art but a vessel that transports you to the enigmatic expanses of our universe, allowing you to traverse the cosmic tapestry and explore the mysteries that lie beyond our earthly bounds.
The reverse of this exquisite coin features a vividly colored image of Proxima Centauri, a star situated in the constellation Centaurus and recognized as the closest known star to the sun, residing at a distance of 4.24 light years from our planet. The depiction of Proxima Centauri is not merely an artistic representation but a symbol of the vastness and enigmatic beauty of the cosmos, inviting the observer to ponder upon the mysteries and wonders that dwell in the celestial expanses. Accompanying the stellar image at the bottom is the inscription: 'PROXIMA CENTAURI', elegantly denoting the name of the coin.
On the obverse, the coin proudly displays the Public Seal of Niue, accompanied by the inscriptions: '1 DOLLAR', indicating the face value, and '2023', marking the year of issue, seamlessly blending the earthly and the cosmic, symbolizing our perpetual quest to explore and understand the universe.
This coin, struck in Proof quality and housed in an elegant black leather case, comes along with a Certificate of Authenticity, ensuring its value and exclusivity. It is not merely a collector's item but a tangible connection to the cosmos, a reminder of our intrinsic curiosity and unyielding desire to explore the unknown. The 2023 Niue - The Milky Way: Proxima Centauri coin serves as a beacon for those who seek to explore the celestial, making it a stellar addition to any collection and a thoughtful gift for those who gaze upon the stars with wonder and curiosity.
*Coin condition is based on our professional opinion. Pictures are representative of the coin that you will receive, actual coin may differ slightly, and serial numbers may vary*