2011 Rugby World Cup Champions Silver Proof Coin Set. RWC 2011 Webb Ellis Cup Coin. The Rugby World Cup 2011 Webb Ellis Cup Coin features the Webb Ellis Cup in 24-carat gold gilding.
This 1 troy oz pure silver proof coin is intricately detailed, Government issued and New Zealand legal tender. The first-ever Rugby World Cup Tournament was hosted by New Zealand and Australia in 1987. The All Blacks faced a passionate French side in the Final at Eden Park and emerged victorious.The New Zealand silver proof coin has been struck from pure silver and shows an All Black in the 1987 uniform, fending off an opponent. The backdrop is a stylistic interpretation of the hammerhead shark (Mangopare) and the fern shoot (Koru) - the unique branding of RWC 2011. The Wallabies' first victory came in 1991 in London, where they defeated the English in a close but low-scoring game. Their second triumph was in 1999 in Cardiff, Wales, against France. The pure silver Australia coin is legal tender in Australia and has been struck to proof quality.
The prominent player is shown in the official 1991 Australian kit during a line-out. The coin also bears RWC's stylised Webb Ellis Cup design in the background. South Africa entered and hosted the Tournament for the first time in 1995. Upon reaching the Final in Johannesburg, they faced the All Blacks and scored the winning drop goal in the last two minutes of extra time. Their second victory came in 2007 against France in Paris.
The South African coin is 2 Rand and legal tender. Struck in proof quality fine silver, this coin pictures a player in South Africa's 2007 kit running with the Rugby ball against a background of RWC's stylised rugby ball image.England and Australia were thrilled to meet at the Final in Sydney, where England obtained their first-ever Rugby World Cup Championship title during the last moments of extra time. This proof-quality coin is exclusive to this set, and captures an English player in the 2003 uniform performing a drop-kick. The background includes the stylised rugby ball fishbone graphic from the infamous Rugby World Cup Event Mark. Rugby World Cup 2011 Webb Ellis Cup Coin. Silver proof (0.999), gold gilding (0.999).
Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, England. The Webb Ellis Cup, selectively gold gilded and special high-relief. BH Mayer's Kunstprägeanstalt GmbH. The New Zealand coin (exclusive to this set).
All Black in New Zealand's 1987 kit fending off opponent. The Australia coin (exclusive to this set). A line-out wit three Australian players from the 1991 Rugby World Cup. The South Africa coin (exclusive to this set).
Two South African Rand (R2). The South African Coat of Arms. The word South Africa in all 11 official languages forms a pattern around the Coat of Arms. A player in South Africa's 2007 kit running with the rugby ball, over Rugby World Cup 2011 stylisied representation of a rugby ball.
The England coin (exclusive to this set). Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, England (Jersey coin). A player in England's 2003 kit kicking the rugby ball with the Rugby World Cup 2011 stylised represenation of a rugby ball in the background. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: World\Australia & Oceania\New Zealand".
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