The Ferdinand Magellan 2 oz Fine Silver Coin marks the fourth release in the Journeys of Discovery Coin Collection by New Zealand Mint. This exciting collection celebrates exploration and discovery of the unknown. This coin has a worldwide limited mintage of only 2,000 coins. HST/GST exempt.
This intricate antique-finished, fully and high-relief engraved coin depicts the moment Magellan became fatally involved in a tragic local dispute, in the Philippines on 27 April 1521. The packaging of a protective draw string sack has been designed to model the transport materials used to trade around the globe at that time. The obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.