2012 Kiwi Treasures Silver Proof Coin

This stunning silver proof coin beautifully portrays two of New Zealand's natural treasures - the kiwi and the kōwhai.


  • The first silver proof coin in the new 'Kiwi Treasures' series
  • Combines the kiwi with the native New Zealand kōwhai flower
  • Worldwide mintage of 5,000

This 1oz silver proof coin has been made from fine 0.999 silver. The kōwhai branches and flowers, as well as the kiwi, are rendered in three-dimensional relief, providing a lovely tactile finish. The frosted effect of the kiwi contrasts beautifully with the polished effect of the kōwhai, resulting in a coin that displays the subjects at their beautiful best.

With a mintage of just 5,000, this $1 coin is sure to be popular.

Denomination: One New Zealand dollar
Finish: Proof
Composition: 0.999 silver
Weight: 1 troy oz
Diameter: 40mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Shape: Round
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, England
Reverse design: Kiwi with kōwhai flower
Mint: BH Mayer's Kunstprågeanstalt GmbH
Worldwide mintage limit: 5,000 coins