2006 Gold Rush Gold Proof Coin

Our gold proof coin showed iconic equipment used to mine gold from the ground in the way that the first gold would have been mined in the Otago region.


  • Historical theme
  • Minted from 99.99% pure gold
  • Low worldwide mintage.

This elegant $10 half ounce gold proof coin was brought to you in 99.99% gold. A very special and rare coin for your collection, this piece depicted some of the icons that came with the gold rushes of Otago - such as picks and shovels and of course the elusive gold nuggets!

Denomination: Ten New Zealand dollars
Finish: Proof
Composition: 99.99% gold
Weight: 15.554 grams
Diameter: 25.10mm
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, England
Reverse design: Iconic gold mining design
Worldwide mintage limit: 500
Mint: The Perth Mint Australia
2006 Gold Rush

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