2017 Australian Wedge Tail Eagle High Relief 2017
Gifts: 1 oz
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For this design, The Perth Mint commissioned American sculptor and engraver, John M. Mercanti, the 12th Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint. John Mercanti created the reverse design of the American Silver Eagle bullion coin and has produced more coin and medal designs than any other employee in the history of the U.S. Mint.
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 2017 year-date and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
The coin’s high relief reverse and obverse are minted on concave surfaces to ensure the optimum flow of metal is achieved by the strike of the die.
Australia’s wedge-tailed eagle has an incredible wingspan of up to 2.7 metres. Soaring to heights of almost 2,000 metres, these awe inspiring birds use the thermal air currents to fly through the sky as they look for prey.
This coin is housed in a classic grey Perth Mint presentation case within a themed, customised shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
- Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Silver
- John M. Mercanti Design
- Australian Legal Tender
- Limited Mintage – 10,000
- Prestigious Presentation Packaging
- Numbered Certificate
|Weight:||1 Troy Ounce|
|Face Value:||1 AUD|