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2011 Webb Ellis Cup Silver Proof Coin

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New Zealand Post, in partnership with the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, is delighted to offer you the opportunity to acquire this stunning legal tender official commemorative coin featuring the Webb Ellis Cup.


  • 1troy oz pure silver
  • 24-carat gold gilding
  • Individually numbered presentation box
  • Official New Zealand currency.


The 2011 Webb Ellis Cup Coin is the first coin in the 2011 coin programme and the New Zealand Post official Rugby World Cup 2011 product range. Government issued and New Zealand legal tender, the $1 coin is produced to the highest standards of craftsmanship. The one troy oz pure silver proof coin showcases the competition’s prize at its centre, with the Webb Ellis Cup shining through in special high-relief 24-carat gold gilding. In celebration of this prestigious event, the 2011 Webb Ellis Cup Coin is beautifully presented in a laser-engraved wooden case, lined with velvet to keep the precious collectable safe. Each case is individually numbered and comes with an individually numbered certificate of authenticity. It’s a superb way to join the build-up to the 2011 Tournament, and is destined to become a treasure for generations.

Denomination: New Zealand one dollar (NZD $1)
Composition and finish: Silver proof (0.999), gold gilding (0.999)
Weight: 1 troy oz
Diameter: 40.0mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, England
Reverse design: The Webb Ellis Cup, selectively gold gilded and special high-relief to provide a 3D effect, Rugby World Cup 2011 event mark
Designed by: Cue Design, Wellington, New Zealand
Mint: BH Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt GmbH
Worldwide mintage limit: 15,000 (of which up to 12,000 will be available as individual coins)