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SKU #1712924

2017 1/2oz silver proof coin

SKU #1712924

2017 1/2oz silver proof coin

$65.00
To congratulate and capture the moment of welcoming a newborn baby into the world, this stunning Newborn Baby coin would make for a great gift.
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Celebrate the arrival of a newborn baby with this gorgeous newborn coin which would make a beautiful gift or keepsake.

In western folklore, parents have told their children for centuries that babies are delivered by a stork. As an Australian take on this legend, the coin’s reverse depicts a cute Australian kookaburra carrying a sleeping newborn baby in a swaddling cloth.

Coin details
The coin’s reverse depicts a cute Australian kookaburra carrying a sleeping newborn baby in a swaddling cloth. A representation of Australian foliage, the inscription CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR BABY are also incorporated into the design.

Presentation
The coin is housed in an elaborate Australian themed gift card, with room to write the baby’s details, a family tree and a place to house a photograph.

  • Mint: The Perth Mint
  • Issue date: 3 January 2017
  • Metal: 99.9% silver
  • Finish: Proof
  • Denominations: 50c
  • Mintage: Mint-to-order
  • Minimum weight: 15.591g
  • Maximum diameter: 36.6mm
  • Maximum thickness: 2.3mm
  • Designer: Aleysha Howarth