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Buy the Australia’s Remarkable Reptiles – Saltwater Crocodile 2017 1oz Silver Proof Coin from The Perth Mint, featuring;

  • Fifth Release in the Series
  • Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
  • Coloured Reverse Design
  • Limited Mintage – 5,000
  • Presentation Packaging
  • Numbered Certificate

Buy Australian Map Shaped Coin Series – Saltwater Crocodile 2014 1oz Silver Coin at The Perth Mint, featuring:

  • 99.9% Pure Silver
  • Innovative Australian Map Shaped Coin Design
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Limited Mintage – 6,000
  • Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate


  • Fourth Release in the Deadly & Dangerous Series
  • Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
  • Coloured Reverse Design
  • Tuvalu Legal Tender
  • Timber Presentation Case
  • Extremely Limited Mintage
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity


Back to Media Announcements Download PDF version Monday 16 March 2015 MEDIA RELEASE PERTH MINT RELEASES VENOMOUS NEW BULLION COIN The Perth Mint has released a new Australian Funnel-Web Spider bullion coin to enhance its new theme of deadly animals now featured on the nation’s investment coin issues. Meticulously struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver, the latest edition to the Australian Bullion Coin Program has been released on the success of the 2014 Saltwater Crocodile bullion issue, which sold out of its one million mintage within a record three months.

Back to Media Announcements Download PDF version Monday 12 May 2014 MEDIA RELEASE PERTH MINT ‘SNAPS UP’ NEW BULLION COIN DESIGN The Perth Mint has introduced a new Saltwater Crocodile bullion coin to complement the popular animal theme of Australia’s official precious metals coin program. Meticulously struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver, this latest bullion release is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. As the world’s largest living crocodilian and well-known as the reptile species most likely to attack a human, the Australian Saltwater Crocodile is the ultimate predator. Reported to grow to lengths of up to seven meters, this formidable creature is found in habitats from northern Australia, through Southeast Asia, to the eastern coast of India. Perth Mint Sales and Marketing Director, Ron Currie said that the Australian Saltwater Crocodile 1oz silver bullion coin is an affordable choice for investors seeking to add silver to their asset portfolios. “The Perth Mint offers one of the world’s most extensive ranges of bullion coins and we’re delighted to add the iconic Saltwater Crocodile to our suite of fauna-themed investment pieces”, he commented. The coin’s reverse features a large Saltwater Crocodile with its mouth open, displaying its sharp teeth.