2021 Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle Ultra High Relief Reverse Proof 2oz Silver Coin. Sculpted for The Perth Mint by renowned US engraver John M. Mercanti, this 2oz pure silver piedfort coin portrays Australias wedge-tailed eagle in ultra high relief.
An evolution of the high relief concept, the new coining technique offers an even greater three-dimensional aspect to the design. Sixth design by John M.
The Perth Mints first ultra high relief coin. The subject of John M.
Mercantis outstanding coin artistry since 2014, the wedge-tailed eagle is Australias largest bird of prey. Observed throughout mainland Australia and the island state of Tasmania, it favours lightly wooded country offering ready access to prey including rabbits, hares, lizards, snakes and other birds.The coin portrays a dramatic image of a swooping wedge-tailed eagle with a snake in its talons. Representing a first from The Perth Mint, the birds shiny ultra high relief artistry stands especially proud of the coins delicately frosted, concave table.
Also included on the reverse is The Perth Mints P mintmark. Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, the coin is housed in a classic display case within a themed shipper (outer box). This magnificent coin, its case and presentation box, are new and in perfect condition. It was obtained directly from the Perth Mint. Internationally via International Express Post with tracking.The item "2021 Wedge-Tailed Eagle Ultra High Relief Proof 2oz Silver Coin" is in sale since Tuesday, May 11, 2021. This item is in the category "Coins\Bullion\Silver\Coins & Rounds". The seller is "silver_kev" and is located in Mirrabooka, Western Australia. This item can be shipped to Australia, United States, Japan, Germany, New Zealand, France.