2013 New Zealand Annual Coin: Short-tailed Bat. Whilst New Zealand is home to an array of native animals including birds, fish, insects, lizards and frogs, its only native land mammal is the bat. New Zealand's unique short-tailed bat needs our help in order to survive and this distinctive creature is the subject of the 2013 New Zealand Annual Coin. 2013 New Zealand Annual Coin: Short-tailed Bat Silver Proof Coin Made from 1oz pure silver, this stunning legal tender silver proof coin highlights the special attributes of the short-tailed bat.
Featuring the short-tailed bat in three dimensions with an array of polishing effects, this coin has incredible depth and definition. With a mintage of just 2,000 coins worldwide, make sure you place your order today for this special coin. Denomination: Five New Zealand dollars Finish: Proof Composition: 0.999 silver Weight: 1 troy oz Diameter: 38.7mm Edge treatment: Milled Shape: Round Obverse design: Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom Reverse design: New Zealand short-tailed bat (Mystacina tuberculata) Worldwide mintage limit: 2,000 Mint: Royal Dutch Mint.