The Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 2015 5oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin from The Perth Mint, featuring:
*Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
*John M. Mercanti Reverse Design
*Australian Legal Tender
*Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate
The Wedge-tailed Eagle is Australia's largest bird of prey and one of the biggest eagles in the world. Found throughout mainland Australia, Tasmania, and southern New Guinea, the Wedge-tailed Eagle has a wingspan of up to 2.7 metres, and displays a long, wedge-shaped tail and feathered legs.
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
The coin is struck from 5oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
John M. Mercanti Reverse Design
The coin's reverse depicts an impressive Wedge-tailed Eagle in mid-flight as it prepares to land on a tree branch. The design also includes the inscription AUSTRALIAN WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE, the 2015 year-date and The Perth Mint's 'P' mintmark.
Australian Legal Tender
The coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965 and features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.
The Perth Mint will issue no more than 2,500 of the 2015 Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 5oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin.
Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate
This coin is housed in a classic Perth Mint display case with a themed, customised shipper and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity