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

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Silver Coin Set

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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.

Highlights

  • 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.

Design

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
Finish: Proof
Composition: 0.999 silver (1x Silver 1x Silver with (light) Antique Finish)
Weight: 1oz x2
Diameter: 40mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Shape: Round
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