2010 Maui's Dolphin Brilliant Uncirculated Coin Set

The brilliant uncirculated currency set combines the Maui's Dolphin coin with a complete set of brilliant uncirculated 2010 struck New Zealand currency.

Highlights

  • Copper-nickel coin
  • Maui's Dolphin design
  • Complete set of brilliant uncirculated 2010 struck New Zealand currency
  • Worldwide mintage limit: 2,000

Sail the waters off the North Island’s north-western coast and you may be treated to a sight of the world’s rarest marine dolphin – and the hero of New Zealand Post’s 2010 annual coin.

The 2010 brilliant uncirculated coin set features the five New Zealand uncirculated coins and the $5 brilliant uncirculated Maui’s dolphin coin.

These coins are a fitting tribute to a critically endangered mammal. They would make a wonderful start to a youngster’s lifetime of collecting – or an ideal gift for a friend, family member or business associate who’s passionate about protecting our natural environment.

New Zealand five dollars (NZD $5)

Composition: Cupro-nickel
Finish: Brilliant uncirculated
Weight: 31.10g
Diameter: 38.70mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, England
Reverse design: Maui's Dolphin by Ken Wright, Cue Design
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint
Worldwide mintage limit: 2,000 coins

 

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
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint

 

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’
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint

 

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
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint

 

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
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint

 

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
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint