In celebration of the 2006 Fifa World Cup held in Germany, the Kiwi mint came up with a special silver coin. It was named after the 2006 Fifa World Cup Germany itself with a value of $1.
This face value is nothing compared to the silver content of the coin which ranks at about .999 percent pure silver.
A few features of this coin that make it noteworthy are:
Striking of the Coin
The 2006 Fifa World Cup Silver Coin was struck by a renowned refiner in NewZealand, Valcambi, one of the most well-known names in the country.
This company is not only popular for the refining of precious metals, but also produces a number of coins and bullion bars as well.
With only 25,000 minted coins, the World Cup silver coin is extremely rare. This is why it has appreciated well over the years.
Special Observe and Reverse Designs
Since the silver coins were minted in celebration of the commencement of the 2006 Fifa World Cup, the reverse (backside) of the coin has an image of New Zealand to represent the minting country as well as the image of a footballer with outstretched hands holding a football.
The front side of the coin consists of an image of the queen.
New Zealand is known around the world as one of the finest producers of both silver and gold coins. Its quality is unmatched, which is what makes the 2006 Fifa World Cup coins a valuable addition to any coin collector?s collection of limited edition coins.
Thanks to its special minting location and limited edition value, the 2006 Fifa World Cup Germany Silver Coin was and still is considered to be the finest and high quality coin to exist. Consider this one if you want a rare coin for your collection.