Redback Spider 2015 1oz Silver Coin – Australian Map Shaped Coin Series

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Redback Spider 2015 1oz Silver Coin from The Perth Mint, featuring:

  • 99.9% Pure Silver
  • Unique Australian Map Shaped Design
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Limited Mintage
  • Presentation Packaging
  • Numbered Certificate

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The Redback Spider is a species of highly venomous spider indigenous to Australia. Characterised by a distinctive red stripe on the upper side of the abdomen, the adult Redback has a spherical black body. Females are bigger than the males at approximately 10 millimetres in length compared to three to four millimetres.

99.9% PURE SILVER

Each coin is struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver.

UNIQUE AUSTRALIAN MAP SHAPED DESIGN

The coin’s unique map shaped coloured reverse depicts a Redback Spider crawling across the face of a rock. The design includes the inscription REDBACK SPIDER, The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark, and the 2015 year-date. The coin is innovatively struck in the shape of Australia.

AUSTRALIAN LEGAL TENDER

Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination, and the 2015 year-date appear on the coin’s obverse.

LIMITED MINTAGE

The Perth Mint will release no more than 6,000 of the Australian Map Shaped Coin Series – Redback Spider 2015 1oz Silver Coin.

PRESENTATION PACKAGING AND NUMBERED CERTIFICATE

The coin is housed in a classic presentation case and custom-designed shipper. Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

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TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

Silver Content (Troy oz) 1
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 1
Fineness (% purity) 99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.135
Maximum Diameter (mm) 40.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 4.00
Maximum Mintage 6,000
Designer Ing Ing Jong

The Land Down Under – Captain James Cook 2013 One Ounce Silver Proof Coin

THE-LAND-DOWN-UNDER-CAPTAIN-JAMES-COOK-silver-2013-ONE-OUNCE-1oz-SILVER-PROOF-COIN-the-Perth-Mint-shipper THE-LAND-DOWN-UNDER-CAPTAIN-JAMES-COOK-silver-2013-ONE-OUNCE-1oz-SILVER-PROOF-COIN-the-Perth-Mint-boxThe Land Down Under – Captain James Cook 2013 1oz Silver Proof Coin from The Perth Mint, featuring:

  • Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
  • Stunning Reverse Design
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Australian Map-Shaped Display Case
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
  • Limited Mintage – 5,000

The third design from The Land Down Under program depicts famed explorer, Captain James Cook. Captain Cook is known as the 18th century navigator and pioneer whose achievements in mapping the Pacific, New Zealand and Australia radically changed western perceptions of world geography.

Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver

The Land Down Under – Captain James Cook 2013 1oz coin is struck from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.

Stunning Reverse Design

The coin’s reverse depicts a seated portrait of Captain Cook and HMS Bark Endeavour, within a map outline of Australia.  The inscription THE LAND DOWN UNDER and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark are also incorporated in the design.

Australian Legal Tender

Issued as Australian legal tender, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the year-date and the monetary denomination.

Australian Map-Shaped Display Case

Housed in a unique Australian map-shaped latex case with a stylised shipper, this beautiful coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Limited Mintage

The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of these Captain James Cook 1oz Silver Proof Coins from The Land Down Under series.

Technical Specifications

Silver Content (Troy oz) 1
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 1
Fineness (% purity) 99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.135
Maximum Diameter (mm) 40.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 4.00
Maximum Mintage 5,000
Designer Tom Vaughan