Produced by the BBC, Doctor Who is the longest running and most successful science fiction television series of all time. Since its debut in 1963, the programme has featured the adventures of a time travelling, humanoid alien known as the Doctor as he explores the universe in his TARDIS, an extraordinary ship which is bigger on the inside than the outside.
Doctor Who has become an icon of British popular culture. Today, the cult television favourite continues to captivate audiences around the globe.
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Gold
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint on behalf of New Zealand Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality.
Iconic TARDIS Reverse Design
The coin's reverse features an engraved relief of the iconic TARDIS used by the Doctor to travel through space and time. The TARDIS emerges out of a dynamic high quality background representing time travel, bordered by the inscription DOCTOR WHO 50TH ANNIVERSARY 1963 – 2013.
Extremely Limited Mintage
An extreme rarity, no more than 250 of these Doctor Who 50th Anniversary 2013 1oz Gold Proof Coins will be issued.
Prestigious Wooden Display Case
Each coin will be released in a prestigious wooden presentation case, accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Niue Legal Tender
Issued by New Zealand Mint as legal tender of the South Pacific island nation of Niue, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2013 year-date and the monetary denomination.
Official Licensed Product
Under official license of BBC Australia & New Zealand, the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who 1oz gold coin is issued by New Zealand Mint.