|Posted by goldenplum on September 16, 2013 at 2:30 PM||comments (0)|
From Doctor Who News Net-
A limited-edition gold coin marking the 50th anniversary of Doctor Who is being issued by New Zealand Mint, it was announced today.
A total of 250 of the 1 Troy ounce coins are being struck. They are being issued in collaboration with BBC Worldwide Australia & New Zealand as legal tender under the authority of Niue Island. Each has a nominal value of NZ$200 but will actually cost NZ$3,050 (approximately £1,570.14, AUS$2,672.41, €1,870.57, or US$2,502.83, but please note that conversion rates are liable to change), excluding duties and taxes.
The coins are 99.99 per cent pure gold, have a proof finish, and are 32.6mm in diameter. The reverse features an engraved relief of the TARDIS while the obverse has the Ian Rank-Broadley depiction of the Queen, with the border bearing the engraved words DOCTOR WHO 50TH ANNIVERSARY 1963 – 2013. They are being packaged in a wooden coin case with elevating coin insert for display purposes, and will be supplied with a gold-foiled certificate of authenticity.
You can find it for purchuse here.