2 oz (Troy Ounce) Niue Hawksbill Turtle, 999.0 Fine Silver Coin, 2016
The most popular bullion coin from the New Zealand Mint is the Silver Hawksbill Turtle coin. The Hawksbill coin is a bullion product produced for the island nation of Niue.
Hawksbill turtles are popular native creatures in the South Pacific. Once considered a delicacy in the region, the impact of the cuisine’s expansion within the region hurt the turtle population. Today, the turtles are considered a protected species.
*/ On the reverse is the image of a hawksbill turtle, along with the silver weight and fineness. Behind the ‘Turtle’ text is a crescent security feature of micro-engraved lines, which are not present on the 1oz version of the coin.
*/ On the obverse is the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. On this side you will also find the text of Her Majesty’s name, the nation of issue, the year of issue, and the face value of the coin.
These coins are new, and carefully taken straight from the coin tube for fast postage to you. Supplied in a clear coin flip wallet.
|Face Value||$5 (New Zeland Dollars)|
|Mass||62.207 g (2.00 troy oz)|
|Edge||Serrated / Milled / Reeded|
|Composition||99.99% Ag (Fine Silver)|
100% genuine .999 (99.9%) solid Fine Silver.
A great coin for small investors, hobbyists, and those collecting bullion coins / rounds.