'Be Worthy of Them 1916' 1oz silver proof coin
This highly collectible 1oz proof coin commemorating the Battle of the Somme is struck from 99.9% pure silver and is strictly limited to a worldwide release of 7,500.Read more
Delivery within Australia only
The battle of the Somme refers to a series of actions which took place between 1 July and 18 November 1916 in which more than one million men were wounded or killed.
No more than 7,500 of The Anzac Spirit 100th Anniversary coin series – 'Be Worthy of Them 1916' 1oz silver proof coin will be released.
The coin’s reverse depicts a group of soldiers as they charge out of the trenches along the Somme Valley in France. The design includes the inscription ‘Be Worthy of Them 1916’. Edged lettering features around the coin’s rim with the words, “PRIDE • RESPECT • GRATITUDE •”.
Each coin is presented in a black and red display case with the words PRIDE, RESPECT and GRATITUDE inscribed on the outside of the case, within a themed shipper, and accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
- Mint: The Perth Mint
- Issue date: 2 February 2016
- Metal: 99.9% silver
- Finish: Proof
- Denominations: $1
- Mintage: 7,500
- Minimum weight: 31.135g
- Maximum diameter: 40.6mm
- Maximum thickness: 4mm
- Designer: Wade Robinson