Australia wedge-tailed eagle

Portrayed on the coin in remarkable detail is a mother looking down at her chick with the father in full flight behind them as he hunts for food. His magnificent wingspan and the species’ distinctive diamond shaped tail is splendidly represented and enhanced by the coin’s high relief finish.

John M. Mercanti design

A magnificent addition to any collection, our 2018 Wedge-tailed eagle design is a delightful representation of a family of Australia’s unique birds with the detailed design showcased in brilliant high relief.

This 2018 edition is the fifth wedge-tailed eagle coin designed by John M. Mercanti, the 12th chief engraver of the U.S. Mint.

04 australian wedge tailed eagle 2018 2oz gold proof high relief InCase

Presentation packaging and numbered certificate

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



Year 2018
Metal Gold
Gold Content (Troy oz) 2.000
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 200.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 62.230
Maximum Diameter (mm) 36.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 5.20
Maximum Mintage 250
Finish Proof, High Relief
Legal Tender Australian
Effigy Ian Rank-Broadley design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II
Designer John M. Mercanti

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