Lord of the Rings™ Chibi Series Welcomes Samwise Gamgee
The style of artwork known as “Chibi” features adorable little characters with large heads, large eyes and small bodies. Slang for a small or diminutive person, It first appeared in Japan and found its way into anime and manga comics. It has since spread to America where it’s among the most popular art forms today. And now it has even touched the world of numismatics with this adorable shaped coin that depicts Samwise Gamgee, one of the heroic Hobbits from the Lord of the Rings™ film trilogy, in a whole new way.
Samwise Gamgee Imagined as a Chibi Character
The second release in the officially licensed Lord of the Rings Chibi Coin series from the New Zealand Mint, this coin is $2 legal-tender in Niue, a small island nation in the South Pacific Ocean. It was struck in a full Troy ounce of highly pure 99.9% fine silver. With its shaped dimensions, one-time gardener Samwise Gamgee looks like he’s ready to tackle wizards, orcs, spiders and all sorts of unimaginable dangers as he journeys to Mount Doom at the side his master, Frodo Baggins. And, with the added colorization, this adorable coin is sure to make an incredible addition to any fan of the Lord of the Rings or anime art.
Plus, each coin available in this offer comes in gorgeous Gem Proof condition, meaning they were expertly crafted by the mint from hand-selected planchets, polished dies and multiple strikes to produce beautifully frosted details rising over mirror-like fields. These coins will also come in their original mint packaging consisting of a retail-friendly graphic display box.
This 2021 Niue One-Ounce Lord of the Rings Chibi Samwise Gamgee Colorized Proof is from a limited worldwide edition of just 2,000. That means you may not get another chance of obtaining one in the future. Reserve yours now to avoid disappointment later.
SECOND COIN IN LORD OF THE RINGS CHIBI SERIES – This coin is the second release in the New Zealand Mint’s Lord of the Rings Chibi Coin Series. It features a shaped coin that shows Samwise Gamgee rendered in the Chibi art style and fully colorized. The coin’s obverse features the portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
STRUCK IN HIGHLY PURE SILVER – Each Lord of the Rings Chibi Samwise Gamgee Colorized Proof was struck in a Troy ounce of highly pure 99.9% silver and measures 27.4 mm x 36 mm.
LEGAL-TENDER COIN – These officially licensed One-Ounce Silver Lord of the Rings Chibi Samwise Gamgee Colorized Proofs are $2 legal tender in Niue, a small island nation in the South Pacific Ocean.
GORGEOUS PROOF CONDITION – Your 2021 Niue One-Ounce Lord of the Rings Chibi Samwise Gamgee Colorized Proof was crafted from hand-selected planchets, polished dies and multiple strikes to produce frosted details rising over mirror-like fields.
LIMITED WORLDWIDE EDITION – The maximum worldwide limited edition for these 2021 Niue One-Ounce Lord of the Rings Chibi Samwise Gamgee Colorized Proofs has been set at just 2,000.
The 2021 Niue One-Ounce Lord of the Rings Chibi Samwise Gamgee Colorized Proof is here — but who knows for how long? Secure one of these legal-tender coins now before they’re all gone!