2008 Hamilton's Frog Brilliant Uncirculated Coin

The brilliant uncirculated coin shows the Hamilton frog clinging to a branch.


  • Brilliant uncirculated copper-nickel coin
  • Hamilton's Island frog design
  • Special presentation card
  • Worldwide mintage limit: 4,000

In this brilliant uncirculated coin the Hamilton frog is depicted in its native habitat on Takapourewa Island (Stephens Island) in the Marlborough Sounds of New Zealand. Presented in an eye-catching display card, these are excellent value and a lasting reminder of this enchanting, but critically endangered, animal.

Denomination: New Zealand five dollars (NZD $5)
Composition and finish: Brilliant uncirculated cupro-nickel
Weight: 28.28g
Diameter: 38.61mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Obverse Design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, England
Reverse Design: Hamilton’s frog by Chris Waind
Mint: The Royal Mint