Over 100,000 New Zealanders fought in that war, and more than half were killed or wounded. It is a moment to pause, a moment to remember, a moment to contemplate.
Find out about the coin, about some of the people, and why that history is alive today - even down to how that war affected the way economics works now, in a Reserve Bank Bulletin article, out today.
From 3 September you’ll be able to order a limited number of Armistice Day coins through the NZ Post website, and the rest will enter general circulation from 1 October.
Read the Bulletin article: The historical meaning of the Reserve Bank’s Armistice Day coin