King Cobra

2016 King Cobra Silver 1oz Coin Rev

King Cobra coin from the Kings of the Continents series of 1oz silver coins. For full details on this coin, read the WNN review HERE

Additional Information

The King Cobra coin from the Kings of the Continents Series. This is the Third coin for the series. New Zealand Mint present the Kings of the Continents coin collection which aims to portray some of the most dominant and revered animals on each continent. Each Fine Silver 1 oz coin in this collection is of a stunning contemporary-styled design, combining colour with engraving.

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.


Country of Issue Niue
Date 2016
Series Kings of the Continents
Mintage 5000
Denomination $2 / Two Dollars
Composition Silver Ag 999/1000
Quality Proof - Selective Colourizing
Weight 1 gram
Weight 1 oz
Size 1.57 mm
Size 1.57 inch
Issuing Mint New Zealand Mint
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