Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 2020 1.5oz Bi-Metal Proof Coin

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Depicting master engraver John M. Mercanti’s fifth Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle design for The Perth Mint, this stunning bi-metal coin comprises 3/4oz of pure gold and 3/4oz of pure platinum. Like its popular predecessors, it’s likely to sell out in a short space of time.

Key features:

  • Proof quality 99.99% pure gold
  • Proof quality 99.95% pure platinum
  • Fifth design by John M. Mercanti
  • Australian legal tender
SKU 20F91AAA

Story

Swooping eagle

The Wedge-tailed Eagle series portrays intimate studies of Australia’s largest bird of prey. Each carefully considered design from the former Chief Engraver of the United States Mint, John M. Mercanti, reveals more about the life and habits of this powerful, majestic bird that can be seen across the continent in coastal, desert and alpine habitats.

Iconic design

The coin’s design presents a close encounter with a magnificent wedge-tailed eagle as it swoops on outstretched wings with talons ready to snatch its prey. The reverse also includes the inscription AUSTRALIAN WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.

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Presentation packaging

Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, the coin is housed in a deluxe timber display case and gold foiled box shipper.

Specifications

Specifications

Year 2020
Metal Bi Metal
Gold Content (Troy oz) 0.750
Platinum Content (Troy oz) 0.750
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 150.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.95
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 46.670
Maximum Diameter (mm) 36.50
Maximum Thickness (mm) 3.52
Finish Proof
Legal Tender Australian
Effigy Jody Clark design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II
Designer John M. Mercanti

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