A resourceful astromech Droid, R2-D2 served Padmé Amidala, Anakin Skywalker and Luke Skywalker in turn, showing great bravery in rescuing his masters and their friends from many perils. A skilled starship mechanic and fighter pilot's assistant, he formed an unlikely but enduring friendship with the fussy protocol Droid C-3PO.
Star Wars R2-D2 Design
The reverse of the coin features R2-D2 being sold by the Jawas to Luke Skywalker and his step-uncle Owen Lars in Star Wars: A New Hope.
Niue Legal Tender
Issued by New Zealand Mint as legal tender under the Pacific island of Niue, the obverse of each coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination, and the 2016 year-date.
No more than 10,000 of the Star Wars Classic – R2-D2 2016 1oz Silver Coin will be released.
Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate
This impressive coin comes presented in Star Wars-themed packaging, making it the perfect gift for fans and coin collectors.