2009 Fiji 1 Oz Silver Game Fish - Marlin $2 PL 70 Proof Like 70
The Marlin is an icon of the deep sea sport of game fishing. Known to be incredibly fast swimmers, Marlin can reach speeds of around 110 kilometers per hour (68 mph) and in the case of the Black Marlin, lengths of up to 5 meters (16 feet). This silver coin features the Fijian effigy, a country famous for its game fishing. There is a strict mintage limit of only 5,000.
The obverse of the coin features the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, sovereign of the Commonwealth and Fiji, along with the year of issue (2009) and the denomination of $2..00
The reverse features a high quality colour image of a Marlin with its iconic elongated body, spear-like snout and rigid dorsal fin. This is surrounded by a finely engraved rope border and the heading 'Game Fish of the Pacific Ocean'. A beautifully crafted depiction of a Marlin appears within the heading itself, while below the image a second inscription breaks up the circular border.
The Game Fish of the Pacific Ocean - Marlin coin is struck from 1 oz of pure silver. No more than 5,000 coins will be issued by the New Zealand Mint. Each coin is legal tender of Fiji.
Weight 31.1 gram 1 troy ounce
Year of Issue2009