Description: The New Zealand Mint successfully designed and tested a 1 oz silver bullion coin (.999 fine silver) which features the Great White Shark or known by its scientific name of Carcharodon carcharias. The three nines fine 2012 Great White Shark 1oz silver coin is of proof quality, has a milled edged, a denomination of $2 (legal tender of Niue), a diameter of 40.7 mm and a limited mintage of only 5,000 coins. Each 2012 Great White Shark 1oz silver coin set is presented in gift packaging that is rather unique to say the least; featuring a water-filled coin case.

Face Value: Two Dollars

Diameter: 40.7 mm (1.6024 in)

Thickness: Not available

Total Weight (grams): 31.1034768 grams (1 troy ounce)

Silver Percentage (%): 99.9%

Years of Minting: 2012

Limited Edition: 5,000

great white shark obverse


great white shark reverse


great white shark presentation case

Presentation Case

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