Australian Bush Babies - Bilby Stamp and Coin Cover

  • Coin Design Follows Popular Bush Babies 1/2oz Silver Proof Series
  • Struck in Aluminium Bronze
  • Cute Baby Bilby Coin
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Coloured Bilby Stamp
  • Special Postmark
  • Australia Post Seal of Authenticity

This wonderful stamp and coin cover series, featuring iconic baby animals gloriously illustrated by designer Elise Martinson, follow the same designs featured on the Australian Bush Babies II 1/2oz silver proof coins released by The Perth Mint from 2012 to 2013.

Others in the Series:

2011 Australian Bush Babies Series I: Kangaroo, Koala, (Bilby), Dingo, Sugar Glider

2013 Australian Bush Babies Series II: Kookaburra, Possum, Echidna, Wombat, Platypus

Coin Design Follows Popular Bush Babies Silver Proof Series

Struck by The Perth Mint in uncirculated aluminium bronze, the $1 coin in this delightful Stamp and Coin Cover portrays a cute baby bilby atop an impression of native wildflowers. The design also includes the bilby’s insect ‘friend’, a grasshopper, and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.

Australian Legal Tender

Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin portrays the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the 2011 year-date on its obverse.

Coloured Bilby Stamp

The coin is housed in a beautifully illustrated envelope featuring an Australia Post 60c stamp depicting the bilby in colour.

Special Postmark

The grasshopper forms part of the stamp’s special postmark dated 6 September 2011.

Australia Post Seal of Authenticity

This charming collectable also features Australia Post’s Seal of Authenticity and its official number.

Beautifully Designed Presentation

Each coin is housed in a charming, specially designed card that fits inside the illustrated envelope with a circular window revealing the coin’s reverse and obverse designs.

Technical Specifications

Monetary Denomination (AUD) 1
Metal Aluminium Bronze
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 13.80
Maximum Diameter (mm) 30.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 3.10
Designer Elise Martinson

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