New Zealand Kiwi Silhouette Silver Proof Coin

June 1, 2015 in Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Commemorative, New Zealand Coins, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Precious Metals, Proof Coins, Silver, Silver Coins, World Coins

By: Michael Alexander (Coin Update News)


New Zealand Post have announced the launch of a new coin which highlights New Zealand’s feathery national symbol – though in a different method previously not depicted on a national coin.

The Kiwi, a flightless birds native only to New Zealand, and similar to the size of a domestic chicken, kiwis are by far the smallest living ratites or flightless birds which also consist of ostriches, emus or rheas. Kiwis have been featured on many coins from New Zealand, becoming the motif for the two shilling coin in 1933, though the design did not transition onto its equivalent, the twenty… Full article at the source>

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