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SKU #1712938

2017 1oz Silver proof High-Relief coin

SKU #1712938

2017 1oz Silver proof High-Relief coin

This highly collectable 1oz proof high-relief coin of the Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle is struck from 99.9% pure silver and is strictly limited to a worldwide release of 10,000.
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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.

This majestic bird is known to soar through the sky for hours on end, frequently reaching altitudes of up to 2,000 metres. In the heat of the day, the eagle makes use of hot thermal air currents that drift up from the ground to reach these dizzying heights, whilst expending little energy.

Coin details
The coin’s reverse depicts an impressive Wedge-tailed Eagle perching on a tree branch.

This coin is housed in a grey presentation case with a themed, customised shipper and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

  • Mint: The Perth Mint
  • Issue date: 7 March 2017
  • Metal: 99.99% silver
  • Finish: Proof
  • Denominations: $1
  • Mintage: 10,000
  • Minimum weight: 31.107g
  • Maximum diameter: 32.6mm
  • Maximum thickness: 6mm
  • Designer: John M. Mercanti