2007 New Zealand Tuatara Silver Proof Coin Set

The tuatara is once again part of a New Zealand currency set with this supreme collectable of this issue.

Highlights

  • Silver proof coin
  • Features the endangered tuatara
  • Complete with a set of current New Zealand currency
  • Worldwide mintage limit: 4,000

For almost 40 years, this ancient creature was the face of New Zealand's five cent coin and makes a comeback as the star of this special issue. Combined with a set of uncirculated New Zealand currency, this silver proof coin becomes a stunning collectable for anyone.

New Zealand five dollars (NZD $5)

Composition: Silver (0.999)
Finish: Silver Proof
Weight: 28.28g
Diameter: Approx. 38.74mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Obverse Design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, England
Reverse Design: New Zealand tuatara by the Royal Australian Mint
Mint: Royal Australian Mint   

 

New Zealand two dollars (NZD $2)

Composition: Brass
Weight: 11.25g
Diameter: 26.5mm
Edge treatment: Milled with a channel with ten raised beads
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, England
Reverse design: The kotuku (white heron) flying right

 

New Zealand one dollar (NZD $1)

Composition: Brass
Weight: 8.60g
Diameter: 23.0mm
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, England
Reverse design: The kiwi, bringing to reality the colloquial term ‘Kiwi Dollar’

 

New Zealand 50 cents

Composition: Copper-nickel
Weight: 5.60g
Diameter: 24.75mm
Edge treatment: Un-milled
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, England
Reverse design: The Endeavour sailing south, with Mount Taranaki (Egmont) in the distance

 

New Zealand 20 cents

Composition: Copper-nickel
Weight: 4.45g
Diameter: 21.75mm
Edge treatment: Spanish flower
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, England
Reverse design: Maori ‘pukaki’ carving

 

New Zealand 10 cents

Composition: Copper
Weight: 3.70g
Diameter: 20.50mm
Edge treatment: Un-milled
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, England
Reverse design: Maori carved head or koruru