Smaug The Terrible
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies brings to an epic conclusion the adventures of Bilbo Baggins, Thorin Oakenshield and the Company of Dwarves. Having reclaimed their homeland from the Dragon Smaug, the Company unwittingly unleashes a deadly force into the world. Enraged, Smaug rains his fiery wrath down upon the defenseless men, women and children of Lake-town. Obsessed above all else with his reclaimed treasure, Thorin sacrifices friendship and honour to hoard it, as Bilbo’s frantic attempts to make him see reason drive the Hobbit towards a desperate and dangerous choice.New Zealand Post is thrilled to bring you the worldwide exclusive legal tender commemorative coins for The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.
- Minted from Al/Zn/Br
- Set in a cardboard shipper depicting images from the movie.
- Obverse design features a portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
The single brilliant uncirculated coin features the fearsome Dragon Smaug the Terrible, printed with selective colour. For generations, Smaug watched over the piles of gold and precious gems hidden deep within the Lonely Mountain, threatening to rain fire and destruction on any soul brave or foolish enough to claim them. This coin has an unlimited mintage.
Each coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The coins carry a legal tender status of $1.