Voyage of Discovery Endeavour

1770-2020 1oz Silver Proof Coin

This 1oz silver coin is a fitting tribute to the historic Endeavour voyage captained by James Cook who charted the east coast of Australia in 1770.


  • Proof quality 99.99% pure silver
  • 250th anniversary Endeavour themed design
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Mintage – 5,000


This silver commemorative marks 250 years since the British research vessel Endeavour reached Australia during its exploration of the Pacific Ocean, leading to scientific discoveries relating to navigation, mapping and botany.

250th Anniversary Design

The coin’s reverse design features a representation of HM Bark Endeavour against an outline of the east coast of Australia. Depicted in the background are various native Australian flora including Banksia, named after Joseph Banks who first recorded the species, and wattle. Also included in the design is a representation of a sun dial, the inscription ‘ENDEAVOUR 1770-2020’ and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.

Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate

Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, each coin is presented in a classic black display case and packaged within a themed shipper.



Technical Specifications

Year Date 2020
Silver Content (Troy oz) 1
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 1
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.107
Maximum Diameter (mm) 40.90
Maximum Thickness (mm) 3.50
Maximum Mintage 5,000
Finish Proof
Legal Tender Australian Legal Tender
Effigy Jody Clark design of H.M Queen Elizabeth II
Designer Lucas Bowers

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