The Perth Mint is proud to present Australia’s favourite bush poet, Andrew ‘Banjo’ Paterson, now immortalised on a stunning commemorative coin.
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
The coin is meticulously struck by The Perth Mint from 5oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
Iconic Reverse Design with Colour
The coin’s reverse depicts an iconic scene from the ballad The Man from Snowy River in colour. A photographic portrait of Banjo Paterson is fringed by Banksia flowers, his signature, and the inscription A.B. “BANJO” PATERSON 1864 - 1941. The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark is also incorporated in the design.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2014 year-date and the monetary denomination on its obverse.
Prestigious Presentation Packaging
The 5oz silver commemorative coin is presented in a prestigious wooden display stand alongside a stunning gold foiled $10.00 banknote, enclosed within a themed shipper.
Extremely Limited Mintage
The Perth Mint will release no more than 250 of these 5oz silver proof coins celebrating the 150th anniversary of Banjo Paterson.
Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.