Gold Ounce Kiwi, Coin from New Zealand - detailed information

Gold Ounce Kiwi, Coin from New Zealand
CoinGold Ounce Kiwi

The New Zealand Mint (which is private and not a government mint) is very active in the bullion coinage space. Normally, it issues legal tender coins - mostly under the jurisdiction of Niue, a New Zealand territory; however, some of its production is pure bullion, i.e. not legal tender, in one troy ounce of gold - such as this one.

The Gold Kiwi round (called also a "medallion") has been issued since 2009 (?) and is not dated.

The Mint says about it:
The unique design of the 1oz Kiwi Gold by artist Rick Lewis shows New Zealand's iconic flightless bird with head held high to reflect the nations optimistic and proud spirit.

MintNew Zealand Mint Mint MarkNo mint mark Total Mintageunknown
Obverse
New Zealand / Gold Ounce Kiwi - obverse photo

Within a plain rim, the obverse shows a map of New Zealand; on the left, the four main stars of the Southern Cross, a constellation that can be easily viewed from this part of the world and is depicted on the flag of New Zealand.

Around above, the inscription AOTEAROA, which means “land of the long white cloud” in the Maori language, and is the second official name of New Zealand.

Around below, the metal content and purity, 1 OUNCE FINE GOLD .9999.

Obverse Inscription AOTEAROA 1 OUNCE FINE GOLD .9999
Reverse
New Zealand / Gold Ounce Kiwi - reverse photo

Within a plain rim, the reverse design of the gold round shows a kiwi bird, a prominent symbol of New Zealand. Behind it below left, the abbreviation NZ. On the right, 1 oz (one troy ounce).

Around above, the inscription NEW ZEALAND. Around below, the name of the coin - GOLD KIWI.

Reverse Inscription NEW ZEALAND NZ 1 oz GOLD KIWI
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Finish: bullion (Brilliant Uncirculated).
Packaging: in assay card.

See also

The silver counterpart of this is the Silver Fern Ounce.

All (1) coins of type: Gold Ounce (Private Bullion)
Coin NameMintageLegend
Gold Ounce Kiwi unknown AOTEAROA 1 OUNCE FINE GOLD .9999
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Gold Ounce Kiwi: Details
CountryNew Zealand
Coin TypeGold Ounce (Private Bullion)
Issued2009 - present
Mintageunknown
Material0.9999 Gold
DesignerRick Lewis
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size32.0000 mm
Mass31.1030 g
OCC IDQRAP-OBNC-WGRN-OYJD
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