While other cultures have dragons, serpents or other mythical beasts as the root of their myths and legends, New Zealand has the taniwha. A dominant creature in many Maori legends, they were mainly said to live in water, favouring deep pools in lakes, or rough waters and rips in rivers and oceans. This powerful creature is the subject of this limited-edition coin issue. 2017 Taniwha Silver Proof Coin.A dominant creature in many Maori legends, the taniwha is beautifully depicted in this 1oz silver proof coin. They were said to live in water, favouring deep pools in lakes, or rough waters and rips in rivers and oceans. The powerful taniwha can be seen emerging from a stormy sea in this detailed coin. The ferocity and detailed characteristics of the taniwha have been beautifully illustrated by Dave Burke in this 1oz silver proof coin minted from 0.999 silver. This subject of many Maori myths and legends is portrayed emerging from turbulent waters which were said to be its favoured habitat. Each coin is accompanied by an individually numbered certificate of authenticity and is packaged in an elegant display case featuring an intricate taniwha design. Hard to come by but sure to be appreciated, don't delay in adding this piece to your collection. Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom. Taniwha emerging out of the sea. New Zealand - 1995 - Silver Piedfort Proof Coin - Maori Art.
New Zealand - 2013 - 1 OZ Silver Proof Coin - Maori Art - Koru. 2017- 1 OZ Silver Proof Coin- Legend of Taniwha - Maori Art. New Zealand - 2010 - 1 OZ Silver Proof Coin - Maori Art - Heitiki. New Zealand - 2012 - 1 OZ Silver Proof Coin - Maori Art Hei Matau.
And gold proof series coins. NZ -2013 - 1 OZ Gold Proof Coin- Maori Art - Legend of Koru. NZ -2012 - 1 OZ Gold Proof Coin- Maori Art - Hei Matau Gold Proof Coin.
NZ -2014 - 1 OZ Gold Proof Coin- Maori Art -Papatuanuku and Ranginui. The item "2017- 1 OZ Silver Proof Coin- Legend of Taniwha Maori Art" is in sale since Tuesday, December 20, 2016. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\New Zealand". The seller is "silvergoldbullion" and is located in North Canterbury. This item can be shipped worldwide.