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

2013 Perth ANDA Show Special Snake Success One Ounce Silver – Perth Mint

2013-Perth-ANDA-Show-Special-Snake-Success-silver-one-ounce-coin-perth-mint-boxOne of two Perth ANDA Coin Show Specials, this spectacular release is just perfect for collectors!
Celebrating the Year of the Snake and the ideals of good fortune, this stunning 1oz silver proof coin is released to encourage success. Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, this coin is struck from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.

Only 2,013 of these Perth ANDA Coin Show Specials will be issued for the event, which takes place at the Burswood Entertainment Complex on 2 and 3 March 2013.

Each coin is housed in special ANDA presentation packaging, making it an unforgettable memento from the show.

DESIGN

The reverse of the success coin depicts a representation of the staff or caduceus of the god Mercury, featuring two snakes and wings, adjacent to the Roman gods Mercury and Fortuna, both symbolising success and abundance. The inscriptions SUCCESS and 2013 YEAR OF THE SNAKE also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.

The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the 2013 year-date are shown on the coin’s obverse.

PRESENTATION

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