The iconic didgeridoo is the second coin to be released from The Land Down Under coin series issued by The Perth Mint.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1/4oz of 99.99% gold in proof quality.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as Australian legal tender, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the year-date and the monetary denomination.
Stunning Struck Reverse Design
The coin’s reverse depicts an Australian playing the didgeridoo in an outback bush setting. The inscription THE LAND DOWN UNDER and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark are also incorporated in the design.
Unique Display Case
The coin is housed in a unique Australian map shaped latex case with a stylised shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Extremely limited, The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,000 of these Didgeridoo 2013 1/4oz Gold Proof Coins from The Land Down Under series.
Australia is a continent rich in history, cultural diversity and unique habitats. The Perth Mint is proud to present this new series showcasing Australia’s discovery, culture, lifestyle and landmarks.
A unique wind instrument, the didgeridoo is traditionally made from the trunk of termite-hollowed eucalyptus trees. Often referred to as the sound of Australia, it is possibly one of the oldest musical instruments on Earth.
Previous Release: Sydney Opera House
Forthcoming Release: Captain Cook, Surfing