Thursday, September 20, 2012

Muhammad Ali™ 70th Birthday One Ounce Silver Coin Fiji $2 Legal Tender NZ Mint

He is the greatest boxer of all time and now the New Zealand Mint is celebrating the 70th birthday of Muhammad Ali™by releasing a limited edition, legal tender, collectible coin in his honor.

Metal: 1oz Fine Silver .999
Finish: Proof
Diameter: 40.7mm
Denomination: $2
Year of Issue: 2012
Mintage: 7,500

Reverse Design

The 1oz 999 Silver coin depicts an iconic image of Ali with his trademark red boxing gloves. The coin also includes the official 70th anniversary logo.

Obverse Design

The obverse of the coin features The Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II sovereign of the commonwealth of Fiji.

Limited Mintage

Each coin is struck from 1oz of fine silver. No more than 7,500 of this coin will be issued by the New Zealand Mint. The coins are legal tender of Fiji.


The silver coin will be displayed sitting alongside a miniature boxing glove, encased in a Perspex box.


Each Muhammad Ali™set comes with an individually numbered certificate of authenticity issued by New Zealand Mint. The certificate also details Ali’s sporting career and displays iconic imagery of the sporting great.

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