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2021 Limited Edition New Zealand Five-Coin Proof Set

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This limited-edition set features New Zealand’s iconic currency coins in magnificent proof quality. Each coin is specially dated 2021, and there are only 250 available worldwide.

Highlights

  • Extremely low worldwide limited mintage of 250 sets
  • Features all five of New Zealand’s currency coins
  • Minted to the finest quality proof finish
  • Displayed in a beautiful pack featuring New Zealand flora and scenery.

Design

New Zealand’s Māori culture is a vital part of our national identity. The 10-cent coin features a Māori carved mask, known as a ‘koruru’, with rafter patterns. Traditionally, a koruru is carved into the gables of the meeting house, and is seen as the ‘guardian of the house’.

The 20-cent coin portrays an 18th century carving of Māori leader, Pukaki. After his passing, he was depicted in a carving that featured as part of a gateway to strengthen Ohinemutu in preparation for attack. The carving today can be viewed in the entrance to the Rotorua District Council building.

The 50-cent coin features the HMS Endeavour, the ship Captain Cook arrived on when he became the first Briton to reach New Zealand in October 1769.

New Zealand’s wildlife is celebrated on the one and two dollar coins. The one dollar coin features New Zealand’s national bird, the kiwi, and the two dollar coin features the kōtuku (white heron). In Māori oratory, referring to someone as a kōtuku is the highest compliment, as kōtuku are considered beautiful and rare.

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