Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 2020 1oz Platinum Proof Coin

A remarkable tribute to Australia’s largest bird of prey, this pure platinum coin is certain to be highly sought after by collectors.

Key features:

  • Proof quality 99.95% pure platinum
  • Exclusive John M. Mercanti design
  • Australian legal tender


Platinum release

This pure platinum release is a stunning addition to The Perth Mint’s Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle series featuring the fifth exclusive design by John M. Mercanti, former Chief Engraver of the US Mint.

Swooping coin design

In exacting detail, the coin's reverse depicts a swooping wedge-tailed eagle with its outstretched talons ready to strike. The design also includes the inscription AUSTRALIAN WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE, the 2020 year-date, the coin's weight, fineness and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.

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Presentation packaging and numbered certificate

The coin is housed in a prestigious wooden display case within a themed shipper and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.



Year 2020
Metal Platinum
Platinum Content (Troy oz) 1.000
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 1.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.95
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.119
Maximum Diameter (mm) 32.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 2.90
Finish Proof
Legal Tender Australian
Effigy Jody Clark design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II
Designer John M. Mercanti

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