Australian Emu 2020 1oz Silver Proof Coin

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Australia’s much-loved flightless bird is portrayed in superb proof quality on this 1oz silver coin.

Key features:

  • Proof quality 99.99% pure silver
  • Delightful emu design
  • Australian legal tender
SKU 20G12AAA

Story

Iconic animal

Standing up to 1.9 metres tall, the emu is Australia’s largest bird and the second biggest in the world. While it cannot fly, its powerful legs can propel it across the continent’s dry plains at speeds up to 50 kilometres an hour. Emus’ primitive feathers, which resemble coarse hair, help them survive the extreme changes in temperature that can be experienced in the Australian outback.

Emu design

The coin’s reverse depicts a pair of emus resting near a body of water in the Australian outback. Also included is the inscription ‘AUSTRALIAN EMU’, The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark, the weight and fineness, and the 2020 year-date.

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Presentation packaging

This coin is housed in a classic black display case with a clear lid and accompanied with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Specifications

Specifications

Year 2020
Metal Silver
Silver Content (Troy oz) 1.000
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 1.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.107
Maximum Diameter (mm) 40.90
Maximum Thickness (mm) 3.50
Finish Proof
Legal Tender Australian
Effigy Jody Clark design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II
Designer Natasha Muhl

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