Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle
1oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
John M. Mercanti Design
Australian Legal Tender
Issue Limit – 19,000
Presentation Packaging
Numbered Certificate


Featuring the 2016 Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle design by American sculptor and engraver, John M. Mercanti, this 1oz silver coin is struck in brilliant high relief.
Found throughout mainland Australia, Tasmania and southern New Guinea, the Wedge-tailed Eagle has a wingspan of up to 2.7 metres, and displays a long, wedge-shaped tail and feathered legs.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Silver
Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver in proof high relief quality.
John M. Mercanti Design
The coin’s reverse depicts an impressive Wedge-tailed Eagle perching on a tree branch.  The design also includes the inscription AUSTRALIAN WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE, the 2016 year-date and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination on the coin’s obverse.
Limited Mintage
The Perth Mint will issue no more than 20,000 of the 2016 Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 1oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin.
Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
This coin is housed in a grey presentation case with a themed, customised shipper and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.


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