New Zealand Sovereign - Queen Victoria 200 Years Five Sovereigns Gold Proof Coin (Medallic)

The Five Sovereign coin in medallic orientation is one of two 40g coins issued in the Queen Victoria 200 Years series. 


  • Minted from 0.917 gold
  • Extremely low worldwide mintage of 200
  • Features the Jubilee effigy that celebrated Her Majesty’s 50th year as monarch
  • The effigy surrounded by unique koru designs representing the royal generations.  

On the Five Sovereigns piece is a celebratory portrait of Victoria – the Jubilee effigy. Created and issued on coinage between 1887 and 1893, the Jubilee effigy was relatively short-lived and celebrated Her Majesty’s 50th year as monarch. The effigy is framed with a koru design representing the royal generations past, present and future. A lattice stained-glass effect symbolises the web of territories that Queen Victoria reigned over during the early peak of the British Empire. 

Denomination: Ten New Zealand dollars (NZ $10.00) 
Finish: Proof
Composition: 0.9167 gold 
Weight: 40g
Diameter: 38.6mm
Edge treatment: Milled
Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom
Reverse design: Five sovereigns with the Jubilee effigy, created and issued between 1887 and 1893   
Shape: Round
Orientation: Medallic 
Worldwide mintage limit: 200
Mint: The Commonwealth Mint, United Kingdom 

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Price: $7,370.00