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2010 Maui's Dolphin Brilliant Uncirculated Coin

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The brilliant uncirculated coin pictures a Maui's Dolphin and its calf leaping from the waves.


  • Copper-nickel coin
  • Maui's Dolphin design
  • Special presentation card
  • Worldwide mintage limit: 2,000.


Sail the waters off the North Island’s north-western coast and you may be treated to a sight of the world’s rarest marine dolphin – and the hero of New Zealand Post’s 2010 annual coin.

The brilliant uncirculated Maui’s dolphin $5 coin is sealed within a decorative presentation card. Offering excellent value at just $35.00, it’s a tangible and long-lasting record of an animal that continues to survive despite the threats posed by mankind.

Denomination: New Zealand five dollars (NZD $5)
Composition: Cupro-nickel
Finish: Brilliant uncirculated
Weight: 31.10g
Diameter: 38.70mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, England
Reverse design: Maui's Dolphin by Ken Wright, Cue Design
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint
Worldwide mintage limit: 2,000 coins