Australia’s largest bird of prey, the majestic Wedge-Tailed Eagle, is immortalised on this stunning 1oz gold proof coin.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold
Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality.
High Relief Design
The Perth Mint commissioned American sculptor and engraver, John M Mercanti, the twelfth Chief Engraver of the United States Mint, to create the 2014 Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle design.
Each coin’s reverse depicts an impressive Wedge-Tailed Eagle in mid-flight as it prepares to land on a tree branch. The design also includes the inscription AUSTRALIAN WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE, the 2014 year-date and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
Australian Legal Tender
Each coin is issued as Australian 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 the obverse.
Extremely Limited Mintage
The Perth Mint will issue no more than 1,000 of these Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle 2014 1oz Gold Proof High Relief Coins.
Each coin is housed in a prestigious wooden lid display case with a themed shipper and is also accompanied by a numbered Certificate.