Detailed information about Coin: Two Dollars 1993 Kingfisher from New Zealand
The "New Zealand Kingfisher" design adopted for the $2 coin in the 1993 collector's coin sets continues the theme of showing New Zealand's birds on coins and banknotes.
Proof coins this year were sterling silver (10g of 0.925 silver equal to 0.2955 oz ASW).
|Country||New Zealand||Currency||New Zealand Dollar|
|Face value||2 (x Dollar)||Type||Two Dollars (one year types)|
|Monarch||Queen Elizabeth II||Effigy||Portrait by Raphael David Maklouf (Third Portrait)|
|Production technology||Milled (machine-made)||Shape||Round|
|Size (mm)||26.5000||Thickness (mm)||2.7000|
Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II wearing necklace facing right (effigy known as the "Third portrait"); around, ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND; below, the date 1993. Incuse in tiny letters on neck truncation, RDM (for Raphael David Maklouf).
|Obverse inscription||ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND 1993|
A kingfisher bird perched on a branch. Below, KINGFISHER. Around below, the denomination TWO DOLLARS.
|Silver proof||10,000 (included in main number)|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||New Zealand KM# 87|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||New Zealand KM# 87a (Silver proof)|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Mintage|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Varieties||Silver proof|
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|Reserve Bank of New Zealand 1993 Two Dollars Kingfisher - RBNZ Museum|
|Two Dollars 1990||Two Dollars 1991||Two Dollars 1992 (mint sets only)||Two Dollars 1993 Kingfisher||Two Dollars 1994 (mint sets only)||Two Dollars 1995 (mint sets only)|
|Two Dollars 1996 (mint sets only)||Two Dollars 1997||Two Dollars 1998||Two Dollars 1999||Two Dollars 2000 (mint sets only)||Two Dollars 2001|
|Two Dollars 2002||Two Dollars 2003||Two Dollars 2004 (mint sets only)||Two Dollars 2005||Two Dollars 2006 (mint sets only)||Two Dollars 2007 (mint sets only)|
|Two Dollars 2008||Two Dollars 2009 (mint sets only)||Two Dollars 2010 (mint sets only)||Two Dollars 2011||Two Dollars 2012 (mint sets only)||Two Dollars 2014|
|Two Dollars 2015|