Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle 2020 1oz Gold High Relief Coin

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This flawlessly struck 1oz gold high relief coin showcases a remarkably detailed depiction of Australia's largest bird of prey.

Key features:

  • Proof quality 99.99% pure gold
  • High relief strike
  • Australian legal tender
  • Fifth design by John M. Mercanti
SKU 20F84AAA

Story

Eagle takes flight

Former chief engraver of the US Mint and master of avian design John M. Mercanti depicts the Australian wedge-tailed eagle’s impressive wingspan in his latest design for The Perth Mint. The extraordinary detail of a high relief strike portrays Australia’s largest bird of prey with outstanding clarity.

 

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Masterful Mercanti coin design

The coin’s reverse depicts a magnificent wedge-tailed eagle in flight with wings fully extended and stylised rays of sunlight in the background. The design also includes the inscription ‘AUSTRALIAN WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE’, the 2019 year-date, the weight and fineness and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.

Presentation packaging and numbered certificate

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

Specifications

Specifications

Year 2020
Metal Gold
Gold Content (Troy oz) 1.000
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 100.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.107
Maximum Diameter (mm) 27.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 5.00
Finish High Relief
Legal Tender Australia
Effigy Jody Clark design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II
Designer John M. Mercanti

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