Say what you will about our cousins from across the ditch - I personally think they are a wonderful bunch! - but one thing is certainly true; NZ's collector coins are ALWAYS on the front line of technological advances! And this new addition to the annual Kiwi coin series is perfect evidence of that.
Struck in high relief, from two ounces of 99.9% pure silver, each of these official legal tender collectables features the rarest of all of the Kiwis - the Rowi. So identifiable with New Zealand, the Kiwi looks superb in high relief and high detail. But this is made even more spectacular by the addition of both gold and ruthenium plating! Gold, we know about, but ruthenium i another precious metal that is several times rarer than gold, appearing at just 0.0004 parts per million in nature!
Limited to just 700 coins ever to be issued, worldwide.