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Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 2018 10oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin
This beautiful silver coin celebrates one of Australia’s most incredible birds of prey, the wedge-tailed eagle. These majestic birds are known to soar through the sky for hours on end, frequently reaching altitudes of up to 2,000 metres. In the heat of the day, they make use of hot thermal air currents that drift up from the ground to reach these dizzying heights, while expending little energy.
- Proof quality 99.99% pure silver
- Masterful engraver John M. Mercanti design
- Australian legal tender
- Numbered certificate of authenticity
- Prestigious presentation packaging
Masterful John M. Mercanti design
A Perth Mint first with master of avian design, John M. Mercanti takes a touching look at the life-cycle of Australia’s largest bird of prey for his third design in this majestic series in a spectacular 10oz size.
The exceptional coin portrays a mother Wedge-tailed Eagle tenderly looking down on her chick. A protective male bird is portrayed hovering above them with its magnificent wings fully extended.
High relief strike
An extra thick blank and deeply engraved dies are required to press this special kind of release. The finished coin features a slightly concave table with an appreciably raised relief showcasing the design in spectacular style.
Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, each coin is housed in a textured grey presentation case within a themed shipper.
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