The 2011 1 oz Silver New Zealand Fiji Taku Coin is an excellent addition to any coin collection and perfect for those looking for an unusual and special coin. This coin was authorized by the New Zealand Mint and bears a face value of $2 NZD. It is made of 1 troy ounce of .999 silver and captures the true essence of the majestic taku sea turtle, one of the native animals around the island nation of Fiji. Also known as the hawksbill turtle, this is a brightly colored and much loved reptile that is considered a threatened species thanks to its slow growth rate and the negative impact of humans. This coin, however, pays homage to this creature and helps to share awareness of their plight.
Upon looking at the 2011 1 oz Silver New Zealand Fiji Taku Coin, you will see the fine artistic detail that went into the design. You will also notice the swirls and design on the back of the turtles shell as it glides through the water. Bubbles around the turtle indicate movement and it’s tilted head is extremely realistic. On the top left side of the coin, you will see the words “FIJU TAKU.” Below the swimming turtle, the following is seen: “FINE SILVER 999 1 OZ.”
On the opposite side of the 2011 1 oz Silver New Zealand Fiji Taku Coin, you will see the profile of Queen Elizabeth II. Again, the attention to detail is obvious especially when focusing on the intricate patterns of her crown and the detail in her necklace. To the left of the profile, the word “ELIZABETH II” is seen. As you move around the coin, you will also see “FIJI,” “TWO DOLLARS” and “2011.”
This coin makes the ideal gift for anyone interested in collecting commemorative coins and is perfect for anyone with a connection to New Zealand or Fiji. Each coin is carefully packed and shipped through flat-rate shipping. In addition to that, insurance is included in the expense of shipping and handling and will protect the coin from theft, damage and loss. For more information on the 2011 1 oz Silver New Zealand Fiji Taku Coin, please contact us at your convenience.