About the Coin
New Zealand Mint is delighted to introduce the first ever Anne Geddes legal tender coins. Anne Geddes produces world-renowned, unique and emotive baby photography which has made her a household name. Her award winning and inspiring photography has been published in 83 countries and her books have sold over 18 million copies worldwide.
The coin is fine .999 Silver and limited to 5,000 coins.
The coin feature an image of a baby sleeping in a lotus pod.
The obverse of the coin features the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, along with the year of issue (2012) and the denomination of $2.
The coin is presented in a silver keepsake box shaped as a tool box. The coin is placed next to a little silver plated hammer rattle, set in a removable tray so that the babies first ‘keepsakes’ can be stored in a safe place. A certificate of authenticity comes with each coin.