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April 2016

King Cobra stunning on new Kings of the Continents coin

Kings of the Continents Coin Collection - NZ Mint

The King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah) is named after the 11 large scales on its head, resembling a King’s crown and can grow up to 7.3m (24 feet) long. This awe-inspiring snake is found in Asia; India, southeastern China, the Malay Peninsula, Indonesia, and the Philippine Islands. This high impact 1 oz coin shows venomous King Cobra rearing up to strike its prey against a remote wilderness backdrop.

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Mythical Cyclops feature on latest Creatures of Greek Mythology coin

Creatures of Greek Mythology Collectible Coins - NZ Mint

The Creatures of Greek Mythology – Cyclopes 1 oz Silver coin is packaged in a brown, faux-suede soft drawstring bag, styled after ancient Greek money pouches. The coin sits in an especially designed pocket within the money pouch and the Certificate of Authenticity is printed on the inside of the packaging. This highly collectible silver coin has a worldwide Limited Mintage of only 2,000 coins.

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