As early as the 6th century BC, the Ancient Athenians were issuing silver coins with the image of Athenas Owl. Known as the tetradrachm, these Ancient Greek coins were widely issued from 510 BC to 38 BC and featured the bird symbol most often associated with the goddess of wisdom. Today, 2019 1 oz Niue Silver Athena Owl Stackable Coins are available to you online from JM Bullion.
- Arrives in individual protective plastic, tubes of 20 coins, boxes of 500 coins!
- 3rd issue of the Athena Owl Stackable coins!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
- The face value of 2 Dollars (NZD) is fully backed by Niues government.
- On the obverse is the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
- The reverse side includes the Owl of Athena and an ancient inscription.
- Coins feature raised edges for secure stacking!
The Niue Silver Athena Owl Stackable Coins are issued by SilverTowne of Winchester, Indiana. Debuting in 2017, the program is the first ever from SilverTowne in silver bullion with an issued face value. The coins are struck on behalf of the Pacific Ocean nation of Niue and feature a supported face value in New Zealand dollars (NZD), the official currency of Niue.
All 2019 1 oz Niue Silver Athena Owl Stackable Coins are available to purchase in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. The coins in this series have two distinct features on the coins. The edges have alternating raised and sunk ridges that allow buyers to stack the coins securely. Additionally, the coins have a hammered background field that adds to the ancient appearance of the coins.
On the reverse of 2019 Silver Athena Owl Stackable Coins is one of the coin worlds most ancient designs. The Owl of Athena represents the spirit animal associated with the goddess of wisdom, an appropriate combination given the owls general association with wisdom. The symbol of her owl has been used to represent knowledge, wisdom, and perspicacity across the Western world.
The obverse of 2019 1 oz Niue Silver Athena Owl Stackable coins features the image of Queen Elizabeth II. This is the right-profile portrait of Her Majesty created in 1998 by Ian Rank-Broadley for the Royal Mint of England. The design represents the fourth-generation effigy of the Queen during her long reign as Queen of England.
SilverTowne is located in Winchester, Indiana. The mint opened as a small coin shop in 1949. In 1973, the company expanded into a minting operation with its own bullion products rolling out for buyers.
Please feel free to reach out to JM Bullion with any questions about these coins. You can call us on the phone at 800-276-6508, chat with us live online, or simply send us an email.