New Zealand Mint our proud to issue this coin celebrating the Kurilian Bobtail cat. The Kurilian Bobtail is a natural breed of cat that traces its origins to the Russian Island of Sakhalin and to the Kuril Islands. While popular in Europe because of it's laid back temperament the true phenomenon of the Kurilian Bobtail is the pom-pom appearance of it's tail.
This coin features a full coloured image of a Kurilian Bobtail cat printed on a silver background engraved with the outline of a cat and the words OUR FRIENDS and Kurilian Bobtail. The coin also features a small image of a yarn ball matched in colour to the coins delightful display case.
The obverse of the coin features the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The coin is issued by New Zealand Mint as legal tender, under the authority of Niue Island.
Each coin is presented in a delightful custom moulded display case shaped like a ball of yarn.
Country Niue Islands
Face Value currency Dollar
Face Value number 2
Weight 1oz - 31,1g
Diameter 40 mm
Certificate of authenticity yes
Presentation Case yes
- Year/Period and Variation
- 2 Dollar 2012 - "Our Friends Kittens - Kurilian Bobtail Cat" - 1 Oz - mit OVP
- Precious metals