Thursday, September 20, 2012

Anne Geddes 1oz Silver Coin Girl and Boy Set - Niue Legal Tender - NZ Mint




Metal: 999 Silver / Coloured
Finish: Proof
Diameter: 40.7mm
Edge Milled: Plain
Denomination:
$2
Year of Issue: 2012
Mintage: 5000

About the Coin

New Zealand Mint is delighted to introduce the first ever Anne Geddes legal tender coins. Anne Geddes produces world-renowned, unique and emotive baby photography which has made her a household name. Her award winning and inspiring photography has been published in 83 countries and her books have sold over 18 million copies worldwide.

The coin is fine .999 Silver and limited to 5,000 coins.


Reverse Design

The coin feature an image of a baby sleeping on a peony bud.


Obverse Design

The obverse of the coin features the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, sovereign of the Commonwealth and Niue Islands, along with the year of issue (2012) and the denomination of $2.


Packaging

The coin is presented in a silver keepsake jewellery box. The coin is placed next to a little silver plated bracelet, set in a removable tray so that the babies first 'keepsakes' can be stored in a safe place. A certificate of authenticity comes with each coin.

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