Detailed information about Coin: Two Dollars 2012 (mint sets only) from New Zealand
Regular coins in brass only.
|Country||New Zealand||Currency||New Zealand Dollar|
|Face value||2 (x Dollar)||Type||Two Dollars|
|Material||Aluminium-Bronze||Designer||Robert Maurice Conly|
|Monarch||Queen Elizabeth II||Effigy||Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait)|
|Production technology||Milled (machine-made)||Shape||Round|
|Size (mm)||26.5000||Thickness (mm)||2.7000|
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 2012.
|Obverse inscription||NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II 2012|
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.
|Proof (brass)||1,500 (included in main number)|
|Proof (silver)||1,000 (included in main number)||(hover mouse for text)|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||New Zealand KM# 121a|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||New Zealand KM# 121b (silver)|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Mint|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Mintage|
|Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins||Varieties||Proof|
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|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|