Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 2019 5oz Gold Proof High Relief Coin

This spectacular 5oz gold proof coin is struck in brilliant high relief and features Australia’s most majestic bird of prey, the wedge-tailed eagle. The fourth Wedge-tailed Eagle design by renowned US engraver John M. Mercanti shines in this masterfully crafted 5oz gold coin.

Key features:

  • Proof quality 99.99% pure gold
  • Stunning high relief design
  • Australian legal tender
Mintage Limited - 75
SKU 19C32DAA

Story

Impressive animal 

This limited release is expected to be a coveted addition to the Australian wedge-tailed eagle program, which is esteemed for its outstanding representations of the magnificent bird. In his 2019 design former chief engraver of the US Mint John M. Mercanti illustrates one of the most characteristic features of the Australian wedge-tailed eagle - its impressive wingspan.

Fourth design

The coin’s reverse depicts the magnificent eagle in flight with wings fully extended against the backdrop of stylised rays of sunlight. The design also includes the inscription ‘AUSTRALIAN WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE’, the 2019 year-date, the weight and fineness and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark."

05 australian wedge tailed eagle 2019 5oz gold proof high relief InShipper

Presentation packaging and numbered certificate

This coin is housed in a prestigious Perth Mint timber presentation case within a themed shipper and is accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity.

Specifications

Specifications

Year 2019
Metal Gold
Gold Content (Troy oz) 5.000
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 500.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 155.533
Maximum Diameter (mm) 40.65
Maximum Thickness (mm) 10.50
Maximum Mintage 75
Finish Proof, High Relief
Legal Tender Australian
Effigy Jody Clark design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II
Designer John M. Mercant

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