While presenting the coins including Maori art, it is a must to introduce also this astonishing piece from New Zealand.
The reverse of this pure silver piece includes the creature dominant in many Maori legends, that is the taniwha. According to Maori mythology, taniwha lived in deep pools in rivers, dark caves or in the sea. They especially liked dangerous places playing the role of protective guardians. The creature has been captured while underwater. Above the image, there is the inscription “Kotahi Tara”, below it – the legal tender value of the coin (1 dollar).
The obverse of the shows the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II together with the date and place of issue.
Each of the coins is delivered in an elegant display box. A numbered Certificate of Authenticity is included.
Limited mintage of only 1 500 pieces worldwide makes it extremely unique.
This interesting silver coin features Maori design of the mighty creature Taniwha coming out from turbulent waters
Designed by famous New Zealand artist Dave Burke
The coin has a proof quality
This special 1$ silver coin is presented in incredibly detailed way and features the denomination in both Māori and English
The coin is minted from 1 oz of .999 pure silver
Obverse design – portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Limited to just 1.500 coins worldwide
The coin is packaged in an elegant display case featuring an taniwha design, and is accompanied by an individually numbered certificate of authenticity