MACQUARIE LIGHTHOUSE BICENTENARY
2018 1oz SILVER PROOF COIN
99.99% pure silver
Celebrates the Macquarie Lighthouse
Australian legal tender
Limited mintage – 3,000
Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
This 1oz silver proof coin celebrates the bicentenary of the construction of the Macquarie Lighthouse. Australia’s earliest colonial lighthouse, first exhibited on 30 November 1818, is an imposing 26m tall landmark on
Sydney Harbour’s southern headland overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
Still a fully operational lighthouse, it continues to help ships and other vessels sail safely through the entrance to
Each coin is meticulously struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver, and issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 3,000 of the Macquarie Lighthouse Bicentenary 2018 1oz Silver Proof
Featured on the reverse of the coin is a depiction of the historic lighthouse
with a representation of the beams of light that are a beacon to vessels
entering Sydney Harbour in darkness. Also included in the design are the
inscriptions ‘MACQUARIE LIGHTHOUSE BICENTENARY’, ‘200’ and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
The coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty
Queen Elizabeth II, the 2018 year-date and the monetary denomination.
The coin is presented classic grey display case, within a themed shipper and accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
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