One of Australia’s most incredible birds is captured on this spectacular 5oz gold high relief coin featuring an original design by American sculptor and engraver, John M. Mercanti.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold
Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 5oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality.
John M. Mercanti Design
The coin’s reverse depicts an impressive wedge-tailed eagle perching on a tree branch. The design also includes the inscription AUSTRALIAN WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE, the 2017 year-date and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
The coin’s high relief reverse and obverse are minted on concave surfaces to ensure the optimum flow of metal is achieved by the strike of the die.
Australian Legal Tender
Each coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965 and features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination on its obverse.
Extremely Limited Mintage
The Perth Mint will issue no more than 75 of the Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 2017 5oz Gold High Relief Coin.
Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate
This coin is housed in a prestigious wooden display case within a themed, customised shipper and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.