2015 Niue 2 oz Silver $5 Hawksbill Turtle

2015 Niue 2 oz Silver $5 Hawksbill Turtle

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This coin is a continuation of the Silver Taku series from the New Zealand Mint that has grown tremendously in popularity in its brief existence. The coin combines the appeal of 2 oz of Silver with an elegant design that captures the beauty of the ocean.

Coin Highlights:
  • Contains 2 oz of .999 fine Silver.
  • Multiples of 10 come in plastic tubes. Individual coins come packaged in protective packaging.
  • Obverse: New stylized design of a Hawksbill turtle, also known as the Taku, swimming in shallow waters amidst tiny bubbles.
  • Reverse: The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the 2015 date.
  • Produced by the New Zealand Mint.

Display your Silver coin in style by adding a beautiful presentation box to your order.

With a sleek new design, these coins are sure to move quickly. Add this 2015 Hawksbill Turtle Silver coin to your cart today!

Hawksbill turtles are found throughout the tropical waters of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. Named for their narrow, pointed beak, they are also recognizable by a distinctive pattern of overlapping scales on their exquisitely colored and patterned shells. This species typically avoids deep waters, preferring coastlines and coral reefs where they can find sponges, a primary food source for these omnivores.

Beautiful creatures, they make incredible migrations in order to move from feeding sites to tropical beaches that often serve as nesting grounds. Hawksbill turtles come to New Zealand every year from Fiji; although they’ve been sighted as far south as Cook Strait, they are mostly seen in the upper North Island of New Zealand in the clear, shallow waters of the island shelve.

Like many sea turtles, hawksbills are a critically endangered species due mostly to human impact. Hawksbill eggs are still eaten around the world despite the turtle’s international protected status, and they are often killed for their flesh and their stunning shells that are highly valuable in some marketplaces.


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Posted By:Geoffrey


Date:Jan 19, 2016

Turtle Power!

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Beautiful, beautiful coin, one of my favorite 2 oz bullion coins.

  • Pros
  • Attractive Design
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand
  • Bottom Line
  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Posted By:Matilda

From:New York, NY

Date:Jan 1, 2016

Very fine coin

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This is one of the nicer pieces I have received from Apmex. The mint did a fine job.

  • Pros
  • Attractive Design
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand
  • Bottom Line
  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Posted By:Georgia Dave

From:Jasper, GA

Date:Nov 9, 2015

I LOVE this coin!

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The 1 oz Hawksbill Turtles have been one of my favorites ever since I bought my first one. I've been adding them steadily to the stack because they are priced right and I just love the design. They're beautiful. When I saw they had a 2 oz version, I knew I had to get some. They arrived today and I couldn't be more pleased. They're the same diameter as the 1 oz version, but much thicker and have a great heft to them with the additional ounce of silver. If you like turtles, I'd definitely recommend that you give the 2 oz a try. I'll be adding more very soon.

  • Pros
  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Recognized Brand
  • Bottom Line
  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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