This set of two coins celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first New Zealand Team’s Olympic Games ahead of the forthcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, scheduled for July/August 2021.
- Commemorates the 100th anniversary of the New Zealand Olympic Team and supports their preparation for the Tokyo
- 2020 Olympic Games
- Very low worldwide mintage of 400
- Set of two features one antique finish coin and one proof finish coin.
The first coin in this set depicts the three sports New Zealand competed in in 1920 - rowing, swimming and running. An Art Deco font and antique finish set the coin in 1920. The second coin shows weightlifting, cycling and karate, to represent the present-day games in Tokyo. The coin will have a modern, proof finish to set it in 2020. A fern at the centre unites the coins, along with the NZ Team logo.
|Denomination:||Two x one New Zealand dollars|
|Composition:||0.999 silver (1x Silver 1x Silver with (light) Antique Finish)|
|Obverse design:||Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom|
|Reverse design:||Coin 1: pictograms of sporting figures participating in three of the sports New Zealand will represent in at the Tokyo Olympics 2020, Fern and NZ Team logo; Coin 2: pictograms of sporting figures representing three of the sports New Zealand represented in at the Antwerp Olympics 1920, Fern and NZ Team logo.|
|Deisgned by:||Nicky Dyer, Wellington, New Zealand|
|Worldwide mintage limit:||400|
|Mint:||B.H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt GmbH|