2003 America's Cup Brilliant Uncirculated Coin

A carefully crafted image of two yachts in a tacking manoeuvre was featured on this brilliant uncirculated coin.

Highlights:

  • Official America’s Cup merchandise
  • $5 brilliant uncirculated coin
  • Limited worldwide mintage of 6,000.

Struck to the highest possible quality by the Royal British Mint, this $5 brilliant uncirculated coin celebrated the 151st year of the oldest international sporting contest in the world.

The reverse of the coin featured a carefully crafted image of two yachts in a tacking manoeuvre. The obverse contained Ian Rank-Broadley’s effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

The coin was packaged in a collectable presentation folder.

Denomination: Five New Zealand dollars
Finish: Brilliant uncirculated
Composition: Cupro nickel
Weight: 28.28 grams
Diameter: 38.61mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Reverse design: Two yachts tacking in the America's Cup competition
Designed by: Michael McHalick, Wellington, New Zealand
Worldwide mintage limit: 6,000
Mint: Royal British Mint
America's Cup 2003

Take a look at the commemorative stamps that were also part of this issue.