The brown kiwi in its burrow is captured beautifully on this gold-plated 5oz silver proof coin.
- Featuring a rare image of the brown kiwi in its burrow with two eggs
- Stunning rendering of the kiwi in gold at 65mm diameter
- Minted from 0.999 silver
- Extremely low worldwide mintage of 350
- Presented in an elegant display case with a certificate of authenticity.
This 5oz silver proof coin features a gold-plated engraved image of a brown kiwi in its burrow with two eggs. The kiwi is surrounded by engraved illustrations of native foliage, with 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 0.999 silver, this 65mm 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 beautiful gift or addition to any collection.
|Denomination:||Ten New Zealand dollar|
|Finish:||Proof with selective gold plating|
|Weight:||5 troy oz|
|Obverse design:||Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom|
|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:||350|
|Mint:||B.H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt GmbH|