New Zealand Post - official issuer of New Zealand stamps & commemorative coins

2008 Hamilton's Frog Silver Proof Coin

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The silver proof coin is the perfect way to pay tribute to our rarest frog.


  • Silver proof coin
  • Hamilton's frog design
  • Presented in style
  • Worldwide mintage limit: 4,000.


The image of the critically endangered Hamilton's frog is meticulously rendered in pure silver (0.999) on this $5 proof-finish coin. The stunning coin shows the Hamilton frog in its native habitat on Takapourewa Island (Stephens Island) in the Marlborough Sounds of New Zealand.

Denomination: New Zealand five dollars (NZD $5)
Finish and Composition: Silver proof (0.999)
Weight: 28.28g
Diameter: 38.61mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Obverse Design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, England
Reverse Design: Hamilton's frog by Chris Waind
Mint: The Royal Mint