Gainesville Coins has the 2012 Silver Taku from the New Zealand Mint in stock in both 1 oz and 1/2 oz versions. The 1 oz version is limited to a mintage of 350,000 coins, and both sizes are available in tier pricing.
We also have limited numbers of the beautiful 2010 Gilded Taku 1 oz Silver Coin, including presentation box with transparent “ocean water” lid. These beautiful proof-like coins were limited to a mintage of 5,000.
All varieties of this coin are made with .999 silver and are legal tender of Fiji. The Taku, or Hawksbill Turtle, is one of two large turtles native to Fiji, and have traditionally played a large role in the lives of the inhabitants. The reverse of these coins shows a taku, his shell rendered in Polynesian swirls, swimming in the Pacific Ocean.