2003 America's Cup Gold Plated Coin

This $10 gold plated coin celebrated the 151st year of the oldest international sporting contest in the world.

Highlights:

  • $10 gold plated coin
  • Official America’s Cup merchandise
  • Featured the America’s Cup, New Zealand, the Southern Cross and two yachts mid-race
  • Limited worldwide mintage of 5,000.

Struck to the highest possible quality by the Royal British Mint, this fabulous $10 gold-plated brilliant uncirculated coin celebrated the 151st year of the oldest international sporting contest in the world.

The reverse of the coin displayed carefully crafted images of the America's Cup against New Zealand, the Southern Cross and two yachts mid-race. The obverse contained Ian Rank-Broadley’s effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

The coin was displayed in a black leatherette case.
 

Denomination: Ten New Zealand dollars
Finish: Brilliant uncirculated
Composition: Gold plated - nickel brass
Weight: 11.95 grams
Diameter: 28.4mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Reverse design: The America's Cup, New Zealand, Southern Cross and two yachts racing side by side
Designed by: Michael McHalick, Wellington, New Zealand
Worldwide mintage limit: 5,000
Mint: Royal British Mint
America's Cup 2003

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