Lunar 2010 1 oz silver Year of the Tiger Coloured - New Zealand (Pitcairn Isl.)

Lunar Year of the Tiger 1oz Coin Weight: 1 oz (31.1 grams)
Metal: .999 Silver
Finish: Proof-like
Diameter: 40.7mm
Edge Milled : Milled
Denomination : $2
Year of Issue : 2010
Mintage: 20,000 Sold Out

About the Design

Following the popular 2009 Lunar Year of the Ox, New Zealand Mint is proud to present the 2010 Lunar Year of the Tiger 1oz Coloured Silver Coin. This features the Siberian, or Amur Tiger, the world's largest cat which lives primarily in eastern Russia's Birch forests.

Lunar years of the Tiger

1914, 1926, 1938, 1950, 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, 2010

Obverse

The obverse of the coin features the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, along with the year of issue (2010), and the denomination of $2.

Reverse

This features a powerful Siberian Tiger mid-stride as it runs through the snow against the snow clad backdrop of Northern Russia. This image is surrounded by a classic border design and engraved heading.

Limited Mintage

The lunar year of the Tiger coin is struck from 1oz of pure silver. No more than 20,000 coins will be issued by the New Zealand Mint. The coins are legal tender of the Government of Pitcairn Island.

Packaging

Each coin is presented in unique packaging featuring a 3-dimensional Tiger paw print in the

Authenticity

Each 1oz Silver Coin Comes with an individually numbered certificate of authenticity issued by New Zealand Mint.

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