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New Zealand Post - official issuer of New Zealand stamps & commemorative coins

2021 Kiwi 1/4oz Gold Proof Coin

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The brown kiwi in its burrow is captured in fine detail with this gold proof coin.

Highlights

  • Featuring a rare image of the brown kiwi in its burrow with two eggs
  • Detailed rendering of the kiwi and its eggs in gold
  • Minted from 0.9999 gold
  • Very low worldwide mintage of 500
  • Presented in an elegant display case with a certificate of authenticity.

Design

This stunning 1/4oz gold proof coin features detailed image of a brown kiwi in its burrow with two eggs. The kiwi is surrounded by engraved illustrations of native foliage, with elegant mirror polishing on the lower half of the coin. The brown kiwi is the only species to regularly lay two eggs in a clutch. Minted from 0.9999 gold, this 26mm diameter coin offers a rare glimpse of a male kiwi with its eggs. Packaged in a display case with an individually numbered certificate of authenticity, it makes a gorgeous addition to any collection.

Denomination: Ten New Zealand dollars
Finish: Proof
Composition: 0.9999 gold
Weight: 1/4oz
Diameter: 26mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Shape: Round
Reverse design: Brown kiwi in nest
Designed by: Helcia Berryman, Grange Park Creative, Raumati South, New Zealand
Illustrated by: Stephen Fuller, Wellington, New Zealand
Worldwide mintage limit: 500
Mint: B.H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt GmbH