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2018 New Zealand Proof Currency Set

$195.00
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Featuring a celebrated piece of local mythology, Māui and the Fish, each coin in the set is dated 2018, making this a unique collectable celebrating the culture and heritage of Aotearoa - New Zealand.

Highlights

  • Stunning versions of New Zealand’s decimal currency coins
  • Worldwide mintage of 1,000 sets
  • Each coin is dated 2018
  • Includes Māui and the Fish – Te Ika-a-Māui silver proof coin set.

Design

The set features proof versions of New Zealand’s circulating currency coins. Each coin is specially dated 2018. Collectively the coins feature many well-known New Zealand symbols such as the Māori carved mask, known as a ‘kōruru’ on the 10-cent coin, and the HMS Endeavour, the ship of Captain James Cook, on the 50-cent coin.

As well as the proof versions of New Zealand’s circulating currency coins, the set also includes 1/2oz silver proof version of the Maui and the Fish – Te Ika-a-Māui coin set. This is the only way to obtain a 1/2oz silver proof versions of this coin set.

There are only 1,000 of these collectable sets available and each one comes housed in a beautiful display box to keep them in pristine condition.

2018 New Zealand Proof Currency Set

Denomination: Two x one New Zealand dollar
Finish: Proof
Composition: 0.999 silver
Weight: 2 x 1/2 oz
Diameter: 30mm
Edge treatment: Reeded
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Reverse design: Coin 1 - Maui; Coin 2 - The Fish (gold plated)
Designed by: Dave Hakaraia and artist Elisabeth Vüllings, Wellington, New Zealand
Worldwide mintage limit: 1,000
Mint: BH Mayer

New Zealand Two Dollars (NZD $2)

Composition: Brass
Weight: 11.25g
Diameter: 26.50mm
Edge treatment: Milled with a channel with ten raised beads
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Reverse design: The kōtuku (white heron)
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint

New Zealand One Dollar (NZD $1)

Composition: Brass
Weight: 8.60g
Diameter: 23.00mm
Edge treatment: Eight alternate segments, four milled and four plain
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Reverse design: New Zealand's national bird, the kiwi
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint

New Zealand 50 Cents

Composition: Copper-nickel
Weight: 5.60g
Diameter: 24.75mm
Edge treatment: Un-milled
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Reverse design: The HMS Endeavour with Mount Taranaki (Egmont) in the distance
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint

New Zealand 20 Cents

Composition: Copper-nickel
Weight: 4.45g
Diameter: 21.75mm
Edge treatment: Spanish flower
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Reverse design: A carving of an 18th century Māori leader called 'Pūkākī'
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint

New Zealand 10 Cents

Composition: Copper
Weight: 3.70g
Diameter: 20.50mm
Edge treatment: Un-milled
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Reverse design: A Māori carved mask or 'kōruru' with Māori rafter patterns
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint