Australian Bush Babies - Dingo Stamp and Coin Cover

  • Coin Design Follows Popular Bush Babies 1/2oz Silver Proof Series
  • Australian Legal Tender $1 Coin
  • Official Australia Post Stamp
  • Beautifully Designed Presentation Envelope

Coin Design Follows Popular Bush Babies Silver Proof Series

The Perth Mint and Australia Post are pleased to present this wonderful stamp and coin cover series, featuring iconic baby animals gloriously illustrated by designer Elise Martinson. This series follows the same designs featured in the Australian Bush Babies 1/2oz Silver Proof series released from 2010 - 2011

This coin’s reverse depicts a dingo pup set against a background of Banksia, Sturt’s Desert Peas and foliage.  The design includes the dingo’s insect friend, a butterfly, and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark. 

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

Australian Legal Tender

Struck from aluminium bronze, each coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.

The coin’s obverse portrays the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the 2011 year-date.

Official Australia Post Stamp

The $1.60 stamp features a delightful baby dingo and is postmarked for the first day of issue.  In addition, the envelope is endorsed with Australia Post’s Seal of Authenticity and 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

Elise Martinson


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