|Country: Niue||Metal Purity: 925||Box: No|
|Year of Issue: 2014||Weight: 16.81 g||CoA: Yes|
|Face Value: 1 dollar||Dimensions: 38.61||Coin Accent: Coloring|
|ID: NU0304||Quality: Proof|
|Mintage quantity: 9999 pcs|
The 2014 Year of the Horse coin issued by the Pacific island of Niue is dedicated to seventh of all the animals in the Chinese zodiac. Celebrate the Year of the Horse with this attractive colorful coin decorated with pad printing and struck in a beautiful proof finish with the mintage quantity limited to 9 999 pieces worldwide!
Being legal tender in New Zealand, the coin displays the effigy of Her Majesty Elizabeth II on its obverse. The portrait is surrounded by the following inscriptions: the Queen’s name, the face value of the coin, its issuing country and year.
A special minting technique of pad printing has been employed to create the playful reverse design that features a colored image of a fairy-tale rocking horse. Displayed at the background, there are three balls, two of them pad-printed. In addition to the Chinese symbol standing for the Year of the Horse, the reverse also features the name of the coin indicated at the bottom. The Chinese believe that because horses are born to race or travel, all Horse people need freedom and usually leave home young. Possessing boundless energy and ambition, a Horse's inner self always remains powerfully rebellious. The Year of the Horse coin is presented within an attractive funny packaginge making it a beautiful gift for children born in 2014 or any other Horse year!