Native to New Zealand, the Southern Brown Kiwi is a small, flightless bird with an unusually large-sized beak. This iconic bird is once again the subject of a new coin from Mayer Mint and the government of New Zealand. Produced with elegant proof visuals and selective colorization, these coins are perfect for collectors and bird lovers alike. Now, 2023 1 oz Proof Colorized New Zealand Silver Kiwi Coins are available to you for purchase online from JM Bullion.
- Available to you in a presentation case with a Certificate of Authenticity!
- All-new Kiwi design for 2023!
- Limited mintage of only 2,500 coins!
- Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
- The face value of 1 Dollar is fully backed by the government of New Zealand.
- Queen Elizabeth II is depicted on the obverse.
- A Southern Brown Kiwi is depicted in the reverse design.
- Proof, colorized specimen.
Each 2023 1 oz Colorized New Zealand Silver Kiwi Coin in this JM Bullion online listing was produced by B.H. Mayer Mint in partnership with New Zealand, where they are considered legal tender. Proof-struck in .999 pure silver, these coins also feature lovely colorized visuals across the reverse field. They will arrive to you in an original mint display case with a Certificate of Authenticity.
The obverse of 2023 1 oz Proof New Zealand Silver Kiwi Coins contains a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. This effigy was completed in 1997 by Ian Rank-Broadley before making its coinage debut in 1998. Since then, it has appeared on countless specimens across the Commonwealth. Inscriptions on the obverse read Elizabeth II, 2023, New Zealand, .999 Ag 1 oz.
On the reverse face of 2023 1 oz Proof Colorized New Zealand Silver Coins a Southern Brown Kiwi is depicted. In this memorable image, the Kiwi is seen scavenging around on the beach. There is a large rocky structure in the background as well as several smaller rocks in the sand where the bird is moving about. The reverse also includes inscriptions reading Tokoeka, Southern Brown Kiwi, Apteryx australis, and One Dollar.
The Southern Brown Kiwi is sometimes referred to as the Tokoeka and is one of five species of this flightless bird. The other known species are the rowi, brown kiwi, great spotted kiwi, and little spotted kiwi. About the size of a chicken, the kiwi is the smallest of the flightless bird group known as ratites. The national bird of New Zealand, they can be found on parts of South Island as well as on Stewart Island.
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