VIVAT HUMANITAS 2020
"You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean; if a few drops of the ocean are dirty, the ocean does not become dirty."
- Mahatma Ghandi
Vivat Humanitas series point out the idea of humanity that keeps on advancing and delivers impressive achievements despite all conflicts and differences. Script and writing systems have evolved in different human civilisations. Communication in written form is one of major milestones in human development which has made humanity unique
Obverse: “ELIZABETH II”, “TOKELAU”, “5 DOLLARS”, “1 oz Ag 999”, Effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, various letters of ancient languages
Reverse: 1 “VIVAT HUMANITAS” (latin for Long live humanity”), “2020”,
• Maya script - tz'ib' (writing)
• Ancient Chinese - rén (human)
• Sumerian Cuneiform - ki (earth)
• Egyptian Hieroglyphics - Bâ (soul)
Stylized Sun and Eye of Horus (ancient Egyptian symbol of protection, royal power and good health
Weight (Troy oz) 1
Fineness (% purity) 999+/1000
Diameter (mm) 38
Thickness (mm) 2.8
Proof-Like: 10 000 pcs
Bullion: 20 000 pcs
Face value: 5 NEW ZEALAND DOLLARS
PROOF-LIKE v. BULLION
At Pressburg Mint, we constantly expand and improve our production process to ensure our coins and medallions are minted to perfection. We currently mint our coins and medallions in 2 types: Proof-Like and Bullion.
You can find more information about the differences between Proof-Like and Bullion type coins and medallions here.