2003 New Zealand Annual Coin: Giant Kokopu Brilliant Uncirculated Coin Set

Included within this brilliant uncirculated set was the exquisitely designed five dollar coin which celebrated the Giant Kokopu - a seldom seen but significant native fish of New Zealand.

Highlights

  • New Zealand brilliant uncirculated coin set
  • Featured the five dollar brilliant uncirculated coin.

Completing this set were six 2003 New Zealand circulation coins. Each coin was struck to a brilliant uncirculated fish, with the obverse side featuring Ian Rank-Broadley's image of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Also featured in this set was the five dollar brilliant uncirculated Giant Kokopu coin.

The presentation folder included information on the inside about this New Zealand native fish.

Brilliant Uncirculated Coin

Denomination: Five New Zealand dollars
Finish: Brilliant uncirculated
Composition: Cupro-nickel
Weight: 27.22 grams
Diameter: 38.74mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Reverse design: Giant Kokopu
Designed by: Michael McHalick, Wellington, New Zealand
Worldwide mintage limit: 3,000
Mint: Royal Australian Mint

New Zealand Two Dollars (NZD $2)

Denonination: Two New Zealand dollars
Composition: 92% copper, 6% aluminium and 2% nickel
Weight: 10 grams
Diameter: 26.50mm
Edge treatment: Fully milled plus a channel with ten raised beads
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Reverse design: White Heron
Mint: Royal Australian Mint

New Zealand One Dollar (NZD $1)

Denomination: One New Zealand dollar
Composition: 92% copper, 6% aluminium and 2% nickel
Weight: 8 grams
Diameter: 23mm
Edge treatment: Eight alternate segments, four milled and four plain
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Reverse design: Kiwi
Mint: Royal Australian Mint

New Zealand 50 Cents

Denomination: 50 New Zealand cents
Composition: 75% copper and 25% nickel
Weight: 13.61 grams
Diameter: 31.75
Edge treatment: Five equally spaced 6.35mm, plain segments and four milled
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Reverse design: HMS Endeavour
Mint: Royal Australian Mint

New Zealand 20 Cents

Denomination: 20 New Zealand cents
Composition: 75% copper and 25% nickel
Weight: 11.31 grams
Diameter: 28.58mm
Edge treatment: Fully milled
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Reverse design: Māori carving
Mint: Royal Australian Mint

New Zealand 10 Cents

Denomination: Ten New Zealand dollars
Composition: 75% copper and 25% nickel
Weight: 5.66 grams
Diameter: 23.62mm
Edge treatment: Fully milled
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Reverse design: Māori carved head
Mint: Royal Australian Mint

New Zealand 5 cents

Denomination: Five New Zealand cents
Composition: 75% copper and 25% nickel
Weight: 2.83 grams
Diameter: 19.43mm
Edge treatment: Fully milled
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Reverse design: Tuatara
Mint: Royal Australian Mint