There are no coins from the Perth Mint more in-demand than its series of Australian Wildlife coins. The Australian Kookaburra, Koala, and Kangaroo are among the most iconic from the mint, and today they are all available together in a very rare set of proof, high-relief strikings. Today, the 2016 Proof Australian Silver Three-Coin Collection is available in high relief from JM Bullion.
- Ships in a beautiful black clamshell and includes Certificate of Authenticity.
- 3 of Australias most iconic coins!
- Limited mintage of only 1,000 coin sets.
- Each coin contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
- Individual face values of $1 (AUD) fully backed by Australias government.
- Reverse features the Kookaburra, Koala, or Kangaroo.
- Obverse bears the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
In this 2016 Proof Australian Silver Three-Coin Collection you receive three of the nations most iconic silver coins in a brilliant proof striking with high-relief finish. High-relief coins from the Perth Mint are struck on concave blanks that are struck multiple times to create a stunning 3D visual for the coins design.
On the reverse of each coin youll find a different 2016 issue design for the nations Australian Kookaburra, Australian Koala, and Australian Kangaroo series. For the Kookaburra coin, a lone kookaburra (from the kingfisher species) is depicted on the post of a barb-wire fence in the Australian Outback.
The 2016 Australian Silver Koala design includes the image of one of the worlds few marsupials walking along the branch of a tree. Cute and cuddly in appearance, the koala sleeps between 18 and 20 hours each day, but is a temperamental creature that has the ability and will to fight back when disturbed or threatened.
On the reverse of the 2016 Australian Silver Kangaroo coin youll find the image of a kangaroo standing in the Outback, looking back over its shoulder and noticing its own shadow. All three coins ship to you inside of the Perth Mints classic black clamshell presentation box, and includes an illustrated shipper with numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
The obverse of all coins in the 2016 Proof Australian Silver Three Coin Set feature the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Designed in 1998 by Ian Rank-Broadley, this is the fourth-generation depiction of Her Majesty to appear on Australian coinage since 1952.
The Perth Mint opened in 1899 as the third and final Royal Mint facility in Australia, behind the Sydney Mint and Melbourne Mint. Today, all Australian coinage is handled by the sovereign Royal Australian Mint, but the Perth Mint persists as the nations only other operating mint and is owned by the state of Western Australia.
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