New Zealand is home to Middle-earth once again, with the release of the first of three films based on 'The Hobbit'. To mark this moment in cinematic history, New Zealand Post is issuing official stamps as well as the only official legal tender commemorative coins from Middle-earth.
Premium Gold Coin
This gold proof coin portrays the journey of Bilbo Baggins, an unassuming Hobbit who is unexpectedly swept away from his home in the Shire to embark upon an epic quest.
- Low worldwide mintage of just 1,000
- Minted from 0.9999 gold
- The rim of the coin is inscribed in both English and Dwarvish with the words 'Middle-earth - New Zealand'
- Features Bilbo Baggins leaving Bag End
- Beautifully presented inside a stunning wooden case
- Individually numbered certificate
Minted from 0.9999 gold and with a strictly limited mintage of 1,000 this New Zealand legal tender coin is sure to be a highly collectable piece of movie history.
It is beautifully packaged within a stunning wooden case with the official The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey logo intricately carved into the lid. Inside the case you’ll find an individually numbered certificate of authenticity – adding to the value of this special coin.
This coin promises to be popular as a collectable, a gift and a memorable souvenir, so be sure to be in quick to avoid disappointment!
|Denomination:||Ten New Zealand dollars|
|Weight:||1 troy oz|
|Obverse design:||Portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley, United Kingdom|
|Reverse design:||Bilbo Baggins leaving Bag End|
|Mint:||Royal Australian Mint|
|Worldwide mintage limit:||1,000|
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