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2021 Queen Elizabeth II Ninety-Fifth Birthday 1oz Gold Proof Coin

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In some countries, the monarchy is associated with the rose and thistle, but in New Zealand it is associated with the silver fern and the mānuka flower, as can be seen in the insignia of the New Zealand Royal Honours system. Beyond these symbols, there are few other places in the world where members of the royal family can be as informal and as accessible to the public as they are here in New Zealand.  The monarchy in New Zealand is a modern, multicultural institution woven into the fabric of this country. This exceptional 1oz gold coin has been issued in honour of the 95th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. 


  • Celebrating the 95th birthday of New Zealand’s monarch, Queen Elizabeth II. 
  • Minted from 1oz of 0.9999 gold 
  • Features elegant platinum plating on the obverse
  • Extremely low worldwide mintage of 95 
  • Presented in an elegant display case with a certificate of authenticity. 


This 1oz gold coin features a stylised version of St Edwards Crown, the centrepiece of the Crown JewelsIt also heroes an image of the Queen wearing the fern brooch that was a gift to her on her state visit to New Zealand after her coronation, and the coin features 10 ferns on the rim - one for each decade of Her Majesty’s lifeThe St Edwards Crown is raised with a matte finish, and the surrounding surface is polished and mirrored. 

All coins this issue feature the small 'Crown over E' privy mark, which appears on the Queen’s Royal Standards for Commonwealth countries. 

Denomination: Ten New Zealand dollars
Finish: Proof
Composition: Gold
Weight: 1oz
Diameter: 32mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Shape: Round
Reverse design: Queen Elizabeth II 95th Birthday
Designed by: New Zealand Post, Wellington, New Zealand
Worldwide mintage limit: 95
Mint: The Commonwealth Mint