Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 

2020 2oz Silver Proof Piedfort Coin

This coin is already ***Sold Out at the Perth Mint***

This extraordinary 2oz silver proof piedfort coin portrays a fresh new design celebrating Australia’s largest bird of prey. 

Featuring:

  • Proof quality 99.99% pure silver
  • Exclusive John M. Mercanti design
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Limited mintage – 1,500
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

 

This pure silver release is a stunning addition to The Perth Mint’s Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle series featuring the fifth exclusive design by John M. Mercanti, former Chief Engraver of the US Mint.

Swooping Coin Design

The coin’s reverse depicts a magnificent wedge-tailed eagle swooping on its prey in the midst of a hunt. The design includes the inscription AUSTRALIAN WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE, the 2020 year-date, the coin’s weight and fineness and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark. The coin’s obverse depicts the Jody Clark effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.

Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate

Each coin is housed in a classic grey display case within an illustrated shipper and accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

 

Technical Specifications

Year Date 2020
Silver Content (Troy oz) 2
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 2
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 62.213
Maximum Diameter (mm) 40.90
Maximum Thickness (mm) 6.02
Maximum Mintage 1,500
Legal Tender Australian Legal Tender
Effigy Jody Clark design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II
Designer John M. Mercanti

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