The Minmi is the fourth coin in this exciting new five-coin series which features Australian dinosaurs that existed during from the Cretaceous Period between 112 and 102 million years ago.
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
The coin is struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
Unique Coloured Dinosaur Design
The coin’s reverse depicts the Australian dinosaur Minmi paravertebra set against colourful, prehistoric vegetation. The inscription MINMI, the coin’s weight and purity, and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark are also incorporated into the design.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin’s obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2015 year-date, and the monetary denomination.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of the Australian Age of Dinosaurs – Minmi 2015 1oz Silver Proof Coloured Coin.
Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
The coin is housed in a classic display case within an illustrated shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
About the Series
The Minmi is the fourth coin in this exciting new five-coin series featuring Australian dinosaurs that existed in the Cretaceous Period between 112 and 102 million years ago.
Minmi was a quadruped which walked on all four legs, although its hind legs were slightly longer than its front legs. At only three metres long, this dinosaur was small by armoured dinosaur standards and would have browsed on ferns and other low growing plants. Minmi possessed a horny beak with which it would have been able to selectively nip off small fruits and seeds.
See the previous releases in this series:
Australovenator, Diamantinasaurus, Leaellynasaura