Gods of Ancient Greece - Aphrodite coin from New Zealand Mint

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29 January 2014
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imports_CCGB_coin-38-_89216.jpg Gods of Ancient Greece - Aphrodite coin from New Zealand Mint
New Zealand Mint is to issue a rectangular coin as the second issue in its Gods of Ancient Greece five coin series. ...
New Zealand Mint is to issue a rectangular coin as the second issue in its Gods of Ancient Greece five coin series.

The fine silver 2oz rectangular coin features an image of Aphrodite, the ancient Greek goddess of love. The image features the birth of Aphrodite, as the goddess bursts forth from the ocean, with the shell which carried her to shore shown behind. The word Aphrodite is engraved into the coin in a Greek-style font. The obverse of the coin has the Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.

Gods of Ancient Greece, Aphrodite - issue details

Year of issue: 2014
Denomination: $5
Metal: 999 Fine Silver
Diameter: 70mm x 34mm

To order the coin, visit the New Zealand Mint website.

Image copyright New Zealand Mint.

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