The emperor penguin is the largest of all penguins standing up to 115 centimetres tall and weighing up to 40 kilograms. These incredible birds can be found breeding in colonies scattered around Antarctica.
$1 Aluminium Bronze Coin
This $1 coin is struck by The Perth Mint from aluminium bronze.
Beautiful Colour Reverse Design
The coin’s reverse features an emperor penguin chick resting on ice. The inscription EMPEROR PENGUIN and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark also appear in the design.
Tuvalu Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2017 year-date, and the monetary denomination are shown on the coin’s obverse.
Official Australia Post Stamp
Affixed to the envelope is an official Australia Post $1.00 stamp. The stamp is postmarked for the first day of issue and the envelope includes Australia Post’s Seal of Authenticity.
Each coin is presented in an illustrated presentation card.