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

XAG 2014 Buffalo Silver Medallion Bullion Round

silver-buffalo-2014-xag-silver-stackers-medallion-round-bullion-australia-silverThis fantastic, prooflike, 1 oz 99.9% silver round features the famous Black Diamond buffalo inspired by the 1913 Buffalo nickel on the reverse, and is designated 1.00 XAG on the obverse.

Weight: 31.1 Grams

Purity: 999 Pure Silver

Year: 2014

Denomination: 1 XAG

The intrinsic tender movement seeks to popularise the use of gold and silver as currency, as these metals have intrinsic value unlike the legal tender notes and coins that we are used to using day to day.

The reverse features the currency denomination 1.00 XAG, with XAG being the currency code for silver under the ISO 4217 international standard. XAG is not the official currency of any nation, however the precious metals gold (XAU), silver (XAG), platinum (XPT) and palladium (XPD) all feature on this internationally accepted list of currencies.

In conjunction with the XAG currency code, the legend Instrinsic Tender has been selected for the reverse. This enforces the concept of the fungibility of silver facilitating its use as an acceptable tender for barter situations. These rounds are not coins, and are not legal tender.

Designed by Elise Martinson, an acclaimed Melbourne designer with several Perth Mint legal tender bullion issues to her credit, the Silver Buffalo features original artwork inspired by the 1913 Buffalo nickel designed by James Earle Fraser.