2011 Yellow Eyed Penguin Brilliant Uncirculated Currency Set

The brilliant uncirculated currency set combines the Yellow-eyed Penguin coin with a complete set of brilliant uncirculated 2011 struck New Zealand currency.

Highlights

  • Copper-nickel coin
  • Yellow-eyed Penguin design
  • Complete set of brilliant uncirculated 2011 struck New Zealand currency
  • Worldwide mintage limit: 2,000

The Yellow-eyed Penguin is the subject of New Zealand Post’s latest annual coin issue, which for the past eight years has showcased native endangered species. The copper-nickel 2011 Yellow-eyed Penguin coin is the perfect complement to a complete set of brilliant uncirculated 2011 struck New Zealand currency coins. Together, these coins convey key elements of our national heritage, of which the Yellow-eyed Penguin is an integral part. It makes a much-appreciated gift, and with a mintage limit of just 2,000, order soon to make sure you don’t miss out!

New Zealand five dollars (NZD $5)

Composition: Copper-nickel
Finish: Proof
Weight: 31.1g
Diameter: 38.7mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, England
Reverse design: The Yellow-eyed Penguin in its natural habitat
Mint: Royal Dutch Mint

 

New Zealand two dollars (NZD $2)

Composition: Brass
Finish: Brilliant uncirculated
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
Finish: Brilliant uncirculated
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
Finish: Brilliant uncirculated
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
Finish: Brilliant uncirculated
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
Finish: Brilliant uncirculated
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