Proof Quality 91.67% Pure Gold
The 2010 Perth Mint Proof Australia Sovereign is struck from 91.67% pure gold (22-carats) in stunning proof quality.
Commonwealth Coat of Arms Reverse
The coin’s reverse portrays the Commonwealth Coat of Arms. The design incorporates the words AUSTRALIA and SOVEREIGN, as well as The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark which appeared on sovereigns produced in Perth during the reigns of Queen Victoria, King Edward VII and King George V.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the 2010 year-date.
No more than 2,500 of these 2010 Perth Mint sovereigns will be released.
Circular Presentation Case
Each coin is housed in a circular timber display case and illustrated shipper accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
In 2009, after a 78-year hiatus, The Perth Mint resumed regular production of gold coins bearing the prestigious title of ‘sovereign’. This year’s Perth Mint Proof Australia Sovereign has been meticulously crafted for collectors of remarkable gold coins and those looking for a gift that will be treasured for life.