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2005 King Kong Silver Proof Coin with Gold Highlights

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A roaring image of King Kong was captured with ease in gold on this silver proof coin.


  • Minted in fine silver with gold plating
  • Image of King Kong roaring
  • Presented in a case covered with a shipper box featuring imagery of the crate used to transport Kong.


As Kong was unleashed on our screen once more, New Zealand Post captured him with ease. The image of Kong roaring was highlighted in gold on a coin that was minted using 99.9% fine silver.

This coin was safely restrained in a striking presentation case. This case was covered with a shipper box designed by Saatchi and Saatchi that incorporated imagery of the crate that Kong was transported within in the King Kong movie.

Denomination: One New Zealand dollar
Finish: Silver gilded
Composition: 99.9% fine silver with selective gold plating
Weight: 31.135 grams
Diameter: 40.6mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Reverse design: King Kong
Designed by: Packaging designed by Saatchi and Saatchi
Worldwide mintage: 50,000
Mint: The Perth Mint