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SKU #1712900

2016 Wedge Tail Eagle 5oz silver proof High-Relief coin

SKU #1712900

2016 Wedge Tail Eagle 5oz silver proof High-Relief coin

This highly collectible 5oz proof high-relief coin of the Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle is struck from 99.9% pure silver and is limited to a worldwide release of 5,000.
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The Wedge-tailed Eagle is Australia’s largest bird of prey and one of the biggest eagles in the world. Found throughout mainland Australia, Tasmania and southern New Guinea, the Wedge-tailed Eagle has a wingspan of up to 2.7 metres, and displays a long, wedge-shaped tail and feathered legs.

Coin details
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.

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.

  • Mint: The Perth Mint
  • Issue date: 6 Sepetmber 2016
  • Metal: 99.9% silver
  • Finish: Proof
  • Denominations: $8
  • Mintage: 5,500
  • Minimum weight: 155.673g
  • Maximum diameter: 50.6mm
  • Maximum thickness: 12.5mm
  • Designer: John M. Mercanti