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2017 Kiwi Silver Specimen Coin

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This 1oz silver specimen coin celebrates the Rakiura tokoeka - the only Kiwi to be active during the daytime.


  • Minted from 0.999 silver
  • Limited worldwide mintage of 7,500
  • Celebrates the Rakiura tokoeka - the only Kiwi to be active during the day
  • Presented in a collectable display card
  • This 1oz silver proof coin features the Rakiura tokoeka wandering on a beach on Rakiura during the daytime. The circular design behind the kiwi is representative of the sun, and the design also features both the common and scientific name of this precious kiwi (Apteryx Australis Lawryi).


The 1oz silver specimen coin features a unique finishing technique that sets it apart from the two proof coins in this issue. Minted from 0.999 silver, it comes packaged in a collectable display card that tells the story of the Rakiura tokoeka. With a maximum worldwide mintage of 7,500, place your order today.

Denomination: One New Zealand dollar
Finish: Reverse proof-like
Composition: 0.999 silver
Weight: 1 troy oz
Diameter: 40mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Reverse design: Rakiura Tokoeka
Designed by: Richard Payne, New Zealand Post, Wellington, New Zealand
Worldwide mintage: 7,500
Mint: BH Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt GmbH