1970 NZ One Dollar

The 1970 New Zealand “Mount Cook” One Dollar coin features the second crowned portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II right, wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara, legend ‘ELIZABETH II NEW ZEALAND’ around, date below.

The obverse features an image of Mount Cook, legend above, and denomination below.

Released to commemorate the Royal Visit by HM The Queen when she visited New Zealand between 12–30 Mar 1970 for the James Cook bicentenary celebrations and she introduced Prince Charles and Princess Anne to New Zealand. This tour initiated the royal ‘walk-about’.