Thursday, September 20, 2012
Anne Geddes 1oz Silver Coin Girl and Boy Set - Niue Legal Tender - NZ Mint
Metal: 999 Silver / Coloured
Edge Milled: Plain
Year of Issue: 2012
About the Coin
New Zealand Mint is delighted to introduce the first ever Anne Geddes legal tender coins. Anne Geddes produces world-renowned, unique and emotive baby photography which has made her a household name. Her award winning and inspiring photography has been published in 83 countries and her books have sold over 18 million copies worldwide.
The coin is fine .999 Silver and limited to 5,000 coins.
The coin feature an image of a baby sleeping on a peony bud.
The obverse of the coin features the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, sovereign of the Commonwealth and Niue Islands, along with the year of issue (2012) and the denomination of $2.
The coin is presented in a silver keepsake jewellery box. The coin is placed next to a little silver plated bracelet, set in a removable tray so that the babies first 'keepsakes' can be stored in a safe place. A certificate of authenticity comes with each coin.