To commemorate the day the war was truly over for New Zealand, New Zealand Post has issued a 1oz silver proof coin to celebrate the arrival of peace 75 years ago.
- Minted from 0.999 silver
- Low worldwide mintage of 1,500 coins
- Released in 2020 to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of WWII
- Each coin comes with a unique numbered certificate.
Japan’s surrender marked the true end of World War Two for New Zealanders. This 1oz silver proof coin evokes the sights and sounds of this day, when citizens across the country celebrated with civic thanksgiving events, church services, parades, band performances, community singing, sporting events, dances and bonfires. The fine detail of the newspaper text can be clearly read when magnified. Issued to commemorate this 75th anniversary, this highly detailed coin minted by The Commonwealth Mint, United Kingdom is a must-have for any World War Two collection.
|Denomination:||One New Zealand dollar|
|Finish:||Proof with colour|
|Obverse design:||Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom|
|Reverse design:||Peace celebration|
|Designed by:||Nicky Dyer, Wellington, New Zealand|
|Worldwide mintage limit:||1,500|
|Mint:||The Commonwealth Mint, United Kingdom|