Kiwi are a beloved symbol of Aotearoa New Zealand, characteristic of the uniquely understated qualities that contribute to the nation's collective identity. Also known as kiwi pukupuku, the little spotted kiwi is the smallest of five kiwi species. The little spotted kiwi is the only recent species of kiwi to have become extinct on the New Zealand mainland. However, thanks to predator-free islands and fenced sanctuaries, the population is estimated to be 2,000 and growing. Minted from 0.999 silver.Designed by Stephen Fuller, Wellington, New Zealand. Worldwide limited mintage of 2,500. Part of NZ Post's annual kiwi coin programme. The male kiwi pukupuku parent will stay with the nest until the chick is mature enough to leave. With an illustration by Stephen Fuller, this coin depicts a kiwi with its chick, with colour printing highlighting the birds' plumage and the leaf litter below.
As well as engraved foliage, a mirrored proof finish surrounds the birds. Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom. Little spotted kiwi with chick. Stephen Fuller, Wellington, New Zealand. BH Mayer's Kunstprägeanstalt GmbH.New Zealand - 2004 - 1 OZ Silver Proof Coin- Kiwi Proof Coin!! New Zealand - 2004 to 2008- Kiwi Proof Coin Set - 1 OZ Kiwi Coins!!! New Zealand Kiwi - 2005 - 1 OZ Silver Proof Coin- Kiwi Rowi!! New Zealand - 2006 - Silver Proof Coin- Brown Kiwi. New Zealand - 2007- 1 OZ Silver Proof Coin- Kiwi Proof Spotted Little Kiwi. New Zealand - 2008 - 1 OZ Silver Proof Coin - Kiwi Proof Coin! New Zealand - 2009 - 1 OZ Silver Proof Coin - Kiwi Coin Icons. New Zealand - 2010 - 1 oz Silver Proof Coin - Kiwi Icons SOUTHERN CROSS. New Zealand - 2011 - 1 OZ Silver Proof Coin- Kiwi Coins - Kiwi Fern. New Zealand - 2013 - 1 OZ Silver Proof Coin- Kiwi Coins - Kiwi Coin. New Zealand -2014 - 1 OZ Silver Proof Coin- Kiwi Treasures!! New Zealand - 2015 - 1 OZ Silver Proof Coin - Brown Kiwi Coin. New Zealand Kiwi - 2016 - 1 OZ Silver Proof Coin- Kiwi Egg Specimen! New Zealand- 2017 - 1 OZ Silver Proof Coin- Kiwi Coin! New Zealand- 2018- 1 OZ Silver Proof Coin- Kiwi Coins Series!! New Zealand - 2020 - 1 OZ Silver Proof Dollar Coin- Rowi Kiwi Coin. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins: World\Australia & Oceania\New Zealand". The seller is "silvergoldbullion" and is located in this country: NZ. This item can be shipped worldwide.