Niue – 2020 – 5 Dollar – Hector of Troy
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|Year of Issue||2020|
|Face Value||5 Dollars|
|Metal||Silver & Copper|
|Weight||2 oz Ag + 11.5 oz Cu|
|Scope of Delivery||Box
THEME The Nine Worthies are nine historical, scriptural and legendary personages who personify the ideals of chivalry
established in the Middle Ages, penned by Jacques de Longuyon in his book “The Vows of the Peacock”. Deemed a valuable study
for aspirants to chivalric status, the list is divided into three distinct groups, Pagans, Jews, and Christians. Starting the series is
Hector of Troy from the Pagans group. The Champion of Troy, a Prince of the mighty city and a man who fell honorably to Achilles.
Hector was known for his great love and showed great noble and courtly behavior when he faced his foes.
DESIGN The 2 oz fine-silver coin is strucked in a new minting technique that combines 11.5 oz of copper in between two layers
of fine-silver resulting in super ultra high relief while being topped off with silver antique finishing. The design on the reverse
feature the portrait of the hero in his gear and the elements from the theme which showcases various ornaments that symbolizes
the character’s chilvaric values and beliefs. The same ornaments can be found on the obverse surrounding the legal tender.
CERTIFICATE The collectible is certified with a Certificate of
Authenticity, made from 999 Ag , in 0.1 oz. Every certificate is serialised and
of Legal Tender with the value of $1 in the country of Niue and is tied to
each individual coin attesting to the authenticity of the collectible coin