Australia’s Remarkable Reptiles – Frilled Neck Lizard 2013 1oz Silver Proof Coin

Australia-Remarkable-Reptiles-Frilled-Neck-Lizard-2013-1oz-Silver-Proof-Coin-at-The-Perth-Mint-boxAustralia’s Remarkable Reptiles – Frilled Neck Lizard 2013 1oz Silver Proof Coin from The Perth Mint:

  • Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
  • Stunning Reverse Design with Colour
  • Limited Mintage – 5,000
  • Tuvalu Legal Tender
  • Presentation Case and Numbered Certificate
  • Fantastic New Coin Series

The first coin from this remarkable new series features the iconic Frilled Neck Lizard. When this unique creature feels threatened, it extends the frill around its neck like an open umbrella. Frilled Neck Lizards are members of the dragon family that live in the tropical and warm temperate forests and woodlands of northern Australia. They spend most of their lives in the trees, but descend occasionally to feed on ants and small lizards.

 PROOF QUALITY 99.9% PURE SILVER

The coin is struck by The Perth Mint on behalf of Downies from 1oz of 99.9% silver in proof quality.

 STUNNING REVERSE DESIGN WITH COLOUR

The coin’s reverse portrays a coloured Frilled Neck Lizard in defence mode, bordered by a montage of exotic reptile skin patterns. The design also incorporates the inscription FRILLED NECK LIZARD.

 LIMITED MINTAGE

No more 5,000 Australia’s Remarkable Reptiles – Frilled Neck Lizard 2013 1oz Silver Proof Coins will be available for sale worldwide.

 TUVALU LEGAL TENDER

Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, the obverse of the coin depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination and the 2013 year-date.

 PRESENTATION CASE AND NUMBERED CERTIFICATE

The coin is housed in a wooden presentation case and custom designed shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Technical Specifications:

Silver Content (Troy oz) 1
Monetary Denomination (TVD) 1
Fineness (% purity) .999
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.135
Maximum Diameter (mm) 40.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 4.00
Maximum Mintage 5,000

Perth ANDA Coin Show Special – Australian Lunar Series II – 2013 Year of the Snake 2oz Silver Coloured Edition Coin – The Perth Mint

Perth ANDA Coin Show Special – Australian Lunar Series II – 2013 Year of the Snake 2oz Silver Coloured Edition Coin from the Perth Mint featuring:

  • 99.9% Pure Silver Coin
  • Stunning Coloured Reverse Design
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Extremely Limited Issue – 1,000
  • Perth ANDA Coin Show Packaging and Certificate

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One of two Perth ANDA Coin Show Specials, this spectacular release is ideal for Year of the Snake collectors. Featuring the coloured design from the 2013 Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series II, this coin celebrates the snake, the sixth of the twelve animals associated with the ancient Chinese Lunar Calendar.

99.9% PURE SILVER COIN

The coin is meticulously struck by The Perth Mint from 2oz of 99.9% pure silver in specimen quality.

STUNNING COLOURED REVERSE DESIGN

The coin’s reverse depicts a green and yellow snake wrapped around a tree branch. The Chinese character for ‘snake’ and the inscription ‘Year of the Snake’ also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.

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.

EXTREMELY LIMITED ISSUE

No more than 1,000 of these Australian Lunar Series II – 2013 Year of the Snake 2oz Silver Coloured Edition Perth ANDA Coin Show Specials will be issued by The Perth Mint in special Perth ANDA Coin Show packaging, from a maximum mintage of 40,000.

COIN SHOW PACKAGING AND CERTIFICATE

Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, the coin is housed in a display case and wonderfully illustrated box-shipper featuring the ANDA logo alongside the dates of the Perth show.

Technical Specifications:

Silver Content (Troy oz) 2
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 2
Fineness (% purity) 99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 62.27
Maximum Diameter (mm) 55.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 3.60
Maximum Mintage 40,000