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Coin: Two Dollars 2011
Description

CountryNew Zealand CurrencyNew Zealand Dollar
Face value2 (x Dollar) TypeTwo Dollars
Year2011 CurrentYes
Mintage8,004,700 (8.0 million)
Mints
NameMintageMint mark
Royal Mint 8,000,000 (8.0 million) No mint mark
Royal Dutch Mint 4,700 (4700) No mint mark
MaterialAluminium-Bronze DesignerRobert Maurice Conly
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II EffigyPortrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)
Production technologyMilled (machine-made) ShapeRound
Size (mm)26.5000 Thickness (mm)2.7000
Mass (g)10
Obverse

Crowned head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right (effigy known as the "Fourth portrait"). In tiny letters below head the artist's initials IRB (for Ian Rank-Broadley). Around, NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II 2011.

Obverse inscription NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II 2011
Reverse

The reverse features an eastern great egret (a type of white heron, Ardea alba modesta; in Maori: kotuku). It is sacred to New Zealand's indigenous Māori people, and highly endangered within the country, only inhabiting the Okarito Lagoon on the South Island.

Reverse inscription

TWO DOLLARS

EdgeGrooved Edge inscription

None

Two Dollars 2011: Known varieties
VarietyMintageRarityDetails
In sets, brass (Royal Dutch Mint) 2,000 (included in main number)
Proof, brass (Royal Dutch Mint) 1,500 (included in main number)
Proof, silver (Royal Dutch Mint) 1,200 (included in main number) (hover mouse for text)
Two Dollars 2011: Photos
Two Dollars 2011: Photo Brass 2 dollar of Reserve Bank of New Zealand
Brass 2 dollar of Reserve Bank of New Zealand
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Two Dollars 2011: Photo Brass 2 dollar of Reserve Bank of New Zealand
Brass 2 dollar of Reserve Bank of New Zealand
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Two Dollars 2011: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 121
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 121a (brass)
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 121b (silver)
Two Dollars 2011: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mint
Reserve Bank of New Zealand Mintage link Circulation mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage Sets and proof mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Sets and proof
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Two Dollars 2011: Some useful external links
American Numismatic Society: Brass 2 dollar of Reserve Bank of New Zealand
List of all (25) coins of type: New Zealand / Two Dollars
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