2016 The Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 5oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin NGC PF 70 Ultra Cameo! Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver. ----------------- -------- DETAILS -------------------------------- ----------------. The majestic wedge-tailed eagle or wedgie as they are fondly known is the largest bird of prey in Australia and the fifth largest eagle in the world.These incredible birds build nests in high trees out of hundreds of dead wooden sticks. Their nests can measure up to two metres wide, three to four metres tall and can weigh up to 400 kilograms! Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 5oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality. The coins reverse depicts an impressive high relief and majestic 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 Mints P mintmark. For this design, The Perth Mint commissioned American sculptor and engraver, John M. Mercanti, the 12th Chief Engraver of the U. 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. The coins 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.
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, each coin depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination on its obverse. The Perth Mint will issue no more than 5,000 of the 2016 Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 5oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin.
This coin is housed in a classic Perth Mint presentation case with a themed, customised shipper and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. --------- -------- TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS ------------------ ----------------. Silver Content (Troy oz) 5.
Fineness (% purity) 99.9. Minimum Gross Weight (g) 155.673. Maximum Thickness (mm) 12.5 0. Maximum Mintage 5,0 00.Professionally Graded and Authenticated by NGC. Coin and holder Inspected by Coinsupermarket Quality AND Price, Satisfaction Guaranteed. We are the online bridge to high grade gold and silver coins. Our goal is to exceed your expectations in both exceptional products and customer service. We hope you shop with us for all your collection.
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