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2020 Kiwi Gold and Ruthenium 2oz Silver Coin

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Celebrate New Zealand’s rarest kiwi with this stunning high-relief, gold- and ruthenium-plated 2oz silver coin.


  • Minted from 0.999 silver
  • Finished with a stunning combination of gold and ruthenium plating, making this an exceptional product in the 2020 Kiwi range
  • Low worldwide mintage of 700 (200 for Australian and New Zealand customers)
  • Features the rowi (Apteryx rowi), New Zealand’s rarest kiwi.


This exceptional 2oz silver coin features the rowi, the rarest species of kiwi. Minted from 0.999 silver, this stunning coin features the kiwi in high relief, finished with gold and ruthenium plating. The five koru under the kiwi represent the five kiwi species found in Aotearoa. Each coin comes with an individually numbered certificate that tells the story of this fascinating bird. Packaged in a premium display case, it’s a must for any kiwi coin collection.

Denomination: Two New Zealand dollar
Finish: Proof-like/ specimen with gold and ruthenium plating
Composition: 0.999 silver
Weight: 2 troy oz
Diameter: 45mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Shape: Round
Reverse design: Apteryx rowi
Designed by: Saint Andrew Matautia, New Zealand Post Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand
Worldwide mintage limit: 700
Mint: B.H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt GmbH