Why purchase this Samwise Gamgee Chibi 2021 1 oz. Silver Colorized Proof coin?
The second release of the Lord of the Rings Chibi series produced by the New Zealand Mint is a tribute to Samwise Gamgee, fellow Hobbit best friend to Frodo Baggins in J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantastical tale of Middle Earth. “Sam” is the cherished loyal companion of the bearer of the One Ring, on his epic journey from The Shire to the fiery depths of the Mount Doom volcano in the land of Mordor. Imagery for this Chibi style coin is a cartoon-like rendition of the character as portrayed by American actor Sam Astin in the 2001-2003 Lord of the Rings film trilogy.
- This Lord of the Rings Series 2021 Chibi Samwise Gamgee coin contains 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver.
- The colorized proof coin is character shaped, measuring 27.4 x 36 mm.
- The coin will ship in its original Mint package.
- Mintage is limited to only 2,000 pieces.
Adorable Samwise Gamgee Design
Obverse: The obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, along with the inscriptions “ELIZABETH II NIUE,” “2021 2 DOLLARS” and “1 OZ 999 FINE SILVER.”
Reverse: Samwise Gamgee is depicted on the reverse with bright green eyes, golden blond hair and bare hobbit feet, wearing a deep green Elven cloak and his ever-present cross-body satchel.
Expertly Struck GEM Proof Coin
This 2021 Niue Lord of the Rings Chibi Samwise Gamgee shaped colorized proof coin is presented in ungraded GEM Proof condition, featuring a superb strike and impressively finished surfaces. The 1 oz. silver proof coin is sealed in a specially shaped coin capsule and housed in a themed Lord of the Rings box, which is printed with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.