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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Premium Gold Coin

Minted from 0.9999 gold, mintage of just 1,000
Wooden case, Individually numbered certificate

2013 Kiwi Treasures $10 Gold Proof Coin

The second gold coin in the 'Kiwi Treasures' series 1/4 oz gold proof coin
Minted from 0.9999 gold
Mintage of 950

2012 Kiwi Treasures Gold $10 Proof Coin

The first gold coin in the new 'Kiwi Treasures' series
The first kiwi coin to be made from 0.9999 gold
Combines the kiwi with the native New Zealand kōwhai flower
Mintage 950

2011 Icons of New Zealand Gold Proof Coin

Struck from 24-carat gold, this is the premier coin of the 2011 collection.
24-carat gold coin
Third and final in the series
Combines the kiwi and the silver fern
Mintage 995

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey Premium Gold Coin Set

Set of three gold proof coins features three of the main characters in 'The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’- Bilbo Baggins, Gandalf and Thorin Oakenshield.
Mintage of just 250 sets
Each coin is minted from 0.9999 gold
Lockable wooden case. Individually numbered certificate

2012 Māori Art - Hei Matau Gold Proof Coin
The 1 troy oz gold hei matau coin is New Zealand Post's first 0.9999 gold coin, as well as the world's first coin issue to have pounamu (New Zealand greenstone) set into the design.
Mintage of 250. Housed in a waka huia (Māori treasure box) made from Kauri
$3495.00 SOLD OUT

2010 Icons of New Zealand Gold Proof Coin
Struck from 24-carat gold, this is the premier coin of the 2010 collection.
24-carat gold coin
Second issue in the three-year series
Combines the kiwi and the Southern Cross
Worldwide mintage limit: 1,800; closing worldwide mintage: 1,300
$650.00 SOLD OUT

2008 Sir Edmund Hillary Gold Proof Coin
Celebrate the extraordinary accomplishments of iconic Sir Edmund Hillary with this 24 carat gold coin.
1/4 oz gold proof coin
Depicts iconic Sir Edmund Hillary
Comes with mini biography of Sir Edmund
Worldwide mintage limit: 1,953
$650.00 SOLD OUT



Date Denomination Description Grade Mintage
1990 $150 150th Anniversary Waitangi Treaty Proof, FDC 10,000
2003 $10 Lord of the Rings Proof, FDC 15,000
2003 3 x $10 Lord of the Rings 3 coin set Proof, FDC 15,000
2005 $10 90th Anniversary ANZAC Army Corps Proof, FDC 1,000




To celebrate the 151st year of the America's Cup, New Zealand Post and the Reserve Bank of New Zealand have issued four beautiful coins in a range of presentation options.

Solid gold coin in rimu case:
Only 900 Minted!  - NZ$875.00
Gold Plated coin in black leatherette case: Mint limit 5,000 - NZ$69.00

For the discerning collector, we present a solid gold $10 proof coin, perfectly displayed in an elegant wooden box. The coin depicts the America's Cup against images of New Zealand, the Southern Cross and two yachts mid-race. The coin is also available in a gold plated version.

Additionally, a $5 silver frosted proof coin and a $5 brilliant uncirculated coin depicting two yachts in a tacking manoeuvre is also available. The obverse of all coins features a portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Both $5 coins and the $10 gold plated coins are available in a numismatic cover.  The collector coins, which are issued as legal tender - but do not circulate.

Technical Details: 
Denomination: $10.00 
Finish and Composition: Gold Proof: 0.9999Au.
Gold Plated: Cupro Nickel 
Weight: Gold Proof: 15.552gms
Gold Plated: 11.95gms 
Diameter: 28.4mm 
Edge Treatment: Milled 
Design Obverse: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, England 
Design Reverse: The America's Cup, New Zealand, Southern Cross and two Yachts racing side by side - designed by Michael McHalick, Wellington, New Zealand 
Limit: Gold Proof: 900
Gold Plated: 5,000 
Mint: British Royal Mint, United Kingdom


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