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New Zealand: Coin Two Dollars 1993 Kingfisher
CoinTwo Dollars 1993 Kingfisher

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).

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse
New Zealand / Two Dollars 1993 Kingfisher - obverse photo

Crowned bust of Queen Elizabeth II wearing a necklace, facing right (effigy known as the "Third portrait"); around, the monarch's legend ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND; below, the date 1993. Incuse in tiny letters on neck truncation, the designer's initials RDM (for Raphael David Maklouf).

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND 1993
Reverse
New Zealand / Two Dollars 1993 Kingfisher - reverse photo

A kingfisher bird perched on a branch. Below, KINGFISHER. Around below, the value and denomination: TWO DOLLARS.

Reverse Inscription KINGFISHER TWO DOLLARS
EdgeGrooved
Edge InscriptionNone
Two Dollars 1993 Kingfisher: Known varieties
Variety Silver Proof
Mintage 10,000 (included in total)
MaterialSilver proof
Two Dollars 1993 Kingfisher: References to Information Used
SourceEditionAboutLinkNotes
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Mintage
Krause, Standard Catalog of World Coins Varieties Silver proof
Two Dollars 1993 Kingfisher / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
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Royal MintSilver ProofProof 54.77 54.25 53.74 53.23
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 30.89 32.85 34.81 36.78
Two Dollars 1993 Kingfisher / Best-effort future value guesstimates based on past value trends in currency: US Dollar (USD)
MintVarietyGrade2018201920202021
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Royal MintSilver ProofProof FDC 19.93 19.72 19.50 19.29
Royal MintSilver ProofProof 20.74 20.46 20.18 19.90
Royal MintGem Uncirculated 7.97 7.89 7.80 7.72
Royal MintBrilliant Uncirculated (BU) 6.14 5.20 4.27 3.34
Royal MintUncirculated (UNC) 3.66 3.04 2.42 1.80
Historic values in NZD for Two Dollars 1993 Kingfisher / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in NZD for Two Dollars 1993 Kingfisher / Silver Proof / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Two Dollars 1993 Kingfisher / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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Historic values in USD for Two Dollars 1993 Kingfisher / Silver Proof / Royal Mint / (generated 8/2018). Inflation-corrected to 2017.
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All Coins of Country: New Zealand, Type: Two Dollars (27)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Two Dollars 1990 30,018,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND 1990
Two Dollars 1991 10,035,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND 1991
Two Dollars 1992 (mint sets only) 24,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND 1992
Two Dollars 1993 Kingfisher 50,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND 1993
Two Dollars 1994 (mint sets only) 11,600 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND 1994
Two Dollars 1995 (mint sets only) 9,560 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND 1995
Two Dollars 1996 (mint sets only) 7,719 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND 1996
Two Dollars 1997 1,006,282 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND 1997
Two Dollars 1998 6,002,000 Portrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait) ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND 1998
Two Dollars 1999 5,054,999 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II 1999
Two Dollars 2000 (mint sets only) 4,500 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II 2000
Two Dollars 2001 3,004,910 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II 2001
Two Dollars 2002 6,005,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II 2002
Two Dollars 2003 6,004,496 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II 2003
Two Dollars 2004 (mint sets only) 6,300 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II 2004
Two Dollars 2005 5,006,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II 2005
Two Dollars 2006 (mint sets only) 5,100 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II 2006
Two Dollars 2007 (mint sets only) 9,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II 2007
Two Dollars 2008 8,008,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II 2008
Two Dollars 2009 (mint sets only) 3,500 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II 2009
Two Dollars 2010 (mint sets only) 3,500 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II 2010
Two Dollars 2011 8,004,700 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II 2011
Two Dollars 2012 (mint sets only) 4,500 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II 2012
Two Dollars 2013 (mint sets only) 6,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II 2013
Two Dollars 2014 7,000,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II 2014
Two Dollars 2015 3,000,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II 2015
Two Dollars 2016 3,000,000 Portrait by Ian Rank-Broadley (Fourth Portrait) NEW ZEALAND ELIZABETH II 2016
Two Dollars 1993 Kingfisher: Details
CountryNew Zealand
CurrencyNew Zealand Dollar
Coin TypeTwo Dollars (one year types)
Issued1993
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyPortrait by Raphael Maklouf (Third Portrait)
Face Value2 (x Dollar)
CurrentYes
Mintage50,000
MaterialAluminium-Bronze
Designer(unknown)
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
Size (mm)26.5000
Thickness (mm)2.7000
Mass (g)10
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Two Dollars 1993 Kingfisher: Photos
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$2 1993 Kingfisher Type
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Source
$2 1993 Kingfisher Type
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Two Dollars 1993 Kingfisher: Catalogue Reference IDs
SourceReference ID
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 87
Krause, Standard Catalog of World CoinsNew Zealand KM# 87a (Silver proof)