Discover Australia – 5 Coin Set 2013 1oz Silver Proof Coin

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he Kangaroo coin’s reverse depicts a kangaroo set against a coloured outback scene incorporating wild spring grasses and Australian boab trees.

The Koala coin’s reverse depicts an adult koala on a eucalyptus tree stump against a coloured forest scene and picturesque sunset.

The Emu coin’s reverse depicts an emu against a coloured desert scene incorporating wild flowers and grasses.

The Kookaburra coin’s reverse depicts a winged kookaburra against a coloured river scene at dawn.

The Platypus coin’s reverse depicts a platypus against a coloured tropical rainforest scene.

The inscriptions DISCOVER AUSTRALIA and the name of the specific animal frames each coin. The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark and the 2013 year-date are also included in the design.

  • Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
  • Coloured Reverse Design
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Beautiful Packaging and Numbered Certificate
  • Limited Mintage – 5,000
  • Available Individually or in a Five-Coin Set

Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver

The Discover Australia Series 2013 1oz coin is struck from 99.9% pure silver in superb proof quality.

Coloured Reverse Design

The inscriptions DISCOVER AUSTRALIA and the Animal ie: Kangaroo Koala, Emu, Kookaburra and Platypus, The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark and the 2013 year-date are also included 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 and the monetary denomination.

Beautiful Packaging and Numbered Certificate

The Discover Australia – Kangaroo, Koala, Emu, Kookaburra and Platypus 2013 1oz Silver Proof Coin is available in an individual display case or in a five-coin presentation case with the other coins in the series. Both cases feature a timber lid and stylised shipper.

Limited Mintage

The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of the Discover Australia – Kangaroo 2013 1oz Silver Proof Coin, with an issue limit of 3,500 individual coins and 1,500 for the five-coin sets.

Available Individually or in a Five-Coin Set

This coin is available individually or as part of a five-coin set also featuring a 1oz Koala, Emu, Kookaburra and Platypus coin from the 2013 Discover Australia series.

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

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  • 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