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2009 Giant Eagle Silver Bullion Coin

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King of New Zealand’s skies up to 500 years ago, the giant (Haast) eagle (Harpagornis moorei) was the largest eagle in the world with a wingspan of up to three metres!


  • Silver (0.999) bullion coin
  • Giant Eagle design
  • Presented in style
  • Worldwide mintage limit: 11,500.


The 2009 Giant Eagle coin is attractively packaged in a free standing 3-panelled authentication card, which tells the story of the animal, its history and importance to New Zealand. Designed locally and with an emphasis on their fierce reputation, this is your opportunity to own this magnificent giant in pure silver.

Denomination: New Zealand one dollar (NZD $1)
Composition: Pure silver (0.999)
Finish: Specimen quality bullion
Weight: 1 ounce
Diameter: 40.0mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, England
Reverse design: Giant eagle by Ken Wright, Cue Design
Mint: BH Mayer’s Kunstprageantstalt GmbH