Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof
Coloured Reverse Design
The coin’s reverse depicts a spectacular coloured image of an Eastern Brown Snake.
With its head high and neck in an ‘S’ shape, the agitated animal is ready to strike.
Tuvalu Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender of Tuvalu, the coin depicts the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her
Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse.
Extremely Limited Mintage
Like previous issues in the series, the 2010 coin is subject to a limited mintage of
Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Timber Presentation Case
Each coin is housed in a high-gloss timber presentation case and illustrated outer
box appropriately emblazoned with the word ‘Danger’.
Of all Australia’s most dangerous animals, the Eastern Brown Snake
ranks as one of the deadliest. Found along Australia’s highly-populated east coast, it’s an
aggressive snake with extremely toxic venom.