2007 New Zealand Tuatara Silver Proof Coin Set. The tuatara is once again part of a New Zealand currency set with this supreme collectable of this issue. For almost 40 years, this ancient creature was the face of New Zealand's five cent coin and makes a comeback as the star of this special issue. Combined with a set of uncirculated New Zealand currency, this silver proof coin becomes a stunning collectable for anyone. Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, England.New Zealand tuatara by the Royal Australian Mint. Milled with a channel with ten raised beads. The kotuku (white heron) flying right.
Eight alternate segments, four milled and four plain. The kiwi, bringing to reality the colloquial term'Kiwi Dollar. The Endeavour sailing south, with Mount Taranaki (Egmont) in the distance. Maori carved head or koruru.