Monday, September 9, 2013

2014 Year of the Horse 1 oz Silver Proof Coin New Zealand Mint




ABOUT THE 2014 YEAR OF THE HORSE 1 OZ SILVER COIN

The Horse is the seventh animal in the twelve year Zodiac cycle. Exciting and extroverted, vivid and animated, those born during the Year of the Horse are the life of any party they attend. They are bursting with energy, always looking for the next place to kick up their heels and hang loose. New Zealand Mint is happy to release three beautiful Lunar coins to celebrate the Year of the Horse 2014.  

REVERSE DESIGN

This depicts a powerful image of a pair of stunning, pure white horses, captured mid stride in high quality colour. Sunken into this image is the Chinese character for Horse. This image is set against a mirror finish background and encircled by an ornately engraved border design including the words 2014 Year of the Horse.

OBVERSE DESIGN

This features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.


PACKAGING

The 2014 Year of the Horse 1 oz Silver Coin is packaged inside an elegant wooden coloured, lacquered coin box. This sits inside a pure white outer case, matching the colour of the white horses of this coin. The Certificate of Authenticity is displayed inside the inner packaging.

Specifications:
Metal999 Fine SilverFinishProofDiameter40.5 mmEdgeMilledDenomination$2Year of Issue2014Weight1 Troy oz