2020 Maui and the First Dog – 2x 1/2 oz Gold Coin Set
– Maui raua ko Irawaru
MAUI AND THE FIRST DOG – 2020 Gold Coin Set: These 2x 1/2oz 0.9999 gold proof coins come with an individually numbered certificate, housed in a hand-made wooden box. The mintage is limited to just 150 sets worldwide.
The first coin in this set depicts an enraged Māui using his divine powers to transform his brother-in-law into a beast – the first dog of New Zealand. The second coin shows a forlorn Irawaru transformed into a dog, and his wife, Māui’s sister Hinauri, crying at the loss of her husband. Both coins are embellished with unique koru designs. The coins are minted to the highest proof quality to showcase the finest details in the design.
These features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Country of Issue – New Zealand.
Housed in a hand-made box made of native New Zealand timber and inlaid with unique Māori artwork. A certificate of authenticity is enclosed. Minted by B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt GmbH