Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 2020 1kg Gold Proof Coin

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Depicting master engraver John M. Mercanti’s fifth Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle design for The Perth Mint, this extraordinary release struck from 1 kilo of pure gold is in many respects beyond comparison.

Key features:

  • Proof quality 99.99% pure gold
  • Fifth design by John M. Mercanti
  • Australian legal tender
Mintage Extremely Limited - 10
SKU 20F81AAA

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.

Eagle 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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Deluxe presentation case

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 Gold
Gold Content (Troy oz) 32.151
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 3,000.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 1,000.100
Maximum Diameter (mm) 75.90
Maximum Thickness (mm) 13.70
Maximum Mintage 10
Finish Proof
Legal Tender Australian
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