The magnificent wedge-tailed eagle is captured in brilliant high relief on this 2oz gold coin featuring an original design by American engraver and sculptor John M. Mercanti.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold
Each coin is meticulously struck by The Perth Mint from 2oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality. The coins high relief reverse and obverse are minted on concave surfaces to ensure the optimum flow of metal is achieved by the strike of the die.
John M. Mercanti Reverse Design
The coin’s reverse depicts an impressive wedge-tailed eagle perching on a tree branch. The design also includes the inscription AUSTRALIAN WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE, the 2017 year-date and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
Australian Legal Tender
Each coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965 and depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination on its obverse.
Extremely Limited Mintage
The Perth Mint will issue no more than 150 of the Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 2017 2oz Gold High Relief Coin.
Prestigious Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate
The coin is housed in a prestigious wooden presentation case within a luxurious shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.