Rock fishing involves fishing straight into the sea from a rocky outcrop or platform, submerged rocks, rock faces and rocks that emerge from the water’s edge.
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
Each coin is struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
Stunning Australian Rock Fishing Reverse Design
The reverse of the coin depicts a fisherman reeling in his catch from a rock platform in colour, framed within the shape of Australia. The inscriptions THE LAND DOWN UNDER and ROCK FISHING also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as Australian legal tender, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2014 year-date, and the monetary denomination.
The Perth Mint will issue no more than 5,000 of The Land Down Under – Rock Fishing 2014 1oz Silver Proof Coin.
Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate
Each coin is housed in a contemporary Australian map-shaped latex case within a stylised shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
The Perth Mint is pleased to release the latest design in the 2014 Land Down Under series.
Many species of fish are attracted to the waters around submerged rocks and reef, as the white water caused by waves breaking offers them protection and the chance to feed on the algae washed from the rocks, making it a perfect spot for rock fishermen.
Previous 2014 Releases: Gold Rush, Great Barrier Reef, Australian Stockman