1970 New Zealand One Dollar Coin - Royal Visit Commemorative Dollar - In Original Case
Released to commemorate the Royal Visit by HM The Queen and HRH The Duke of Edinburgh when they visited New Zealand between 12–30 Mar 1970 for the James Cook bicentenary celebrations, here they introduced Prince Charles and Princess Anne to New Zealand. This tour initiated the royal 'walk-about'.
The coin was struck by the RAM and issued in the usual square plastic jewel case. (285,000 copies) and was the first use of a Maori word on a New Zealand coin.
Presented in the original plastic jewel case.
The case has sustained marks and scratches over its lifetime, however the coin remains in brilliant condition, retaining strong lustre, and detail. It has also developed a stunning rainbow patina to it.
The jewel case has been removed briefly for imaging.