|ISO 4217 code||pending|
|Central bank||Reserve Bank of New Zealand|
|Pegged by||New Zealand dollar at par|
|Coins||10c, 20c, 50c, $1, $2 (New Zealand coins only)|
|Banknotes||$5, $10, $20, $50, $100 (New Zealand notes only)|
|Printer||Note Printing Australia (provides base polymer note material)|
|Mint||New Zealand Mint|
Niue first began issuing coins in 1966, though these have been mostly bullion and non-circulating base metal commemorative issues. They are acceptable as legal tender within Niue.
In 2009, Niue began issuing its first standard five coin set in denominations of 5, 10, 20, 50 cent and 1 Dollar. They are the same size, coloration, and relative weight as the corresponding New Zealand coins but of different metallic composition. They are also of the same exact size and composition as the Pitcairn Islands coins except that the set lacks the $2 piece found in both of the former.
All of the standard set coins bear images relevant to the country, surrounded by a distinct border.
The images of the reverse of the official set are as follows:
5 CENTS: Two Humpback Whales
10 CENTS: Crab
20 CENTS: Scuba Divers
50 CENTS: Native Outrigger Canoe
1 DOLLAR: The coin features on one side the crest of Niue, and on the other a swordfish. A few commemorative coins have been produced from time to time, since 1987. The one from 2001 had on the reverse a picture of the popular Pokémon Pikachu.1
All coins of Niue depict on the obverse the national crest or an official effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
- "Niue coins". Retrieved 18 September 2012.
- Krause, Chester L. and Clifford Mishler (1991). Standard Catalog of World Coins: 1801–1991 (18th ed. ed.). Krause Publications. ISBN 0-87341-150-1.
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