The fifth release in the Remarkable Reptiles series features the formidable saltwater crocodile.
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
Each coin is struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
Coloured Reverse Design
The coin’s reverse portrays a coloured saltwater crocodile with its jaws open wide bordered by a montage of exotic reptile skin patterns. The design also incorporates the inscription SALTWATER CROCODILE.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, the obverse of the coin depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination and the 2017 year-date.
No more than 5,000 of the Australia’s Remarkable Reptiles – Saltwater Crocodile 2017 1oz Silver Proof Coin will be available for sale worldwide.
Presentation Case and Numbered Certificate
The coin is housed in a wooden presentation case and custom designed shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
The saltwater crocodile is a formidable and opportunistic predator capable of killing almost any animal that enters its territory, propelling itself through the water with surprising speed. Powerfully built, belligerently territorial, and armed with deadly jaws, it’s a magnificent beast you cannot afford to get too close to!
Struck by The Perth Mint on behalf of Downies from 99.9% silver in proof quality, this stunning coin marks the fifth release from Australia’s Remarkable Reptiles series.
Previous releases: Frilled Neck Lizard, Thorny Devil Lizard, Blue Tongue Lizard, Goanna