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2011 Yellow Eyed Penguin Silver Proof Coin

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The silver proof coin is the perfect way to pay tribute to the Yellow-eyed Penguin.


  • Silver proof coin
  • Yellow-eyed Penguin design
  • Presented in style
  • Worldwide mintage limit: 4,000.


This $5 commemorative coin is an exquisite example of craftsmanship and design, and is a stunning tribute to one of New Zealand's most endearing natives - the Yellow-eyed Penguin. Struck in proof-quality 0.999 silver, frosted and mirrored finishes have been effectively employed to deliver extraordinary detail and definition.

Denomination: New Zealand five dollars (NZD $5)  
Finish: Proof
Composition: Pure silver (0.999)
Weight: 31.10g
Diameter: 38.7mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, England
Reverse design: The Yellow-eyed Penguin featured in its natural habitat
Mint: The Royal Dutch Mint
Worldwide mintage limit: 4,000 coins