Fearsome sharks

Named for the stripes that line their flanks, tiger sharks can grow to more than five meters long. With serrated cockscomb-shaped teeth, the fearsome-looking creatures are regularly encountered off Australia’s east, west, and northern coasts.

Coloured design

The coin portrays a tiger shark with its jaws wide open. As well as the inscription ‘AUSTRALIA’S TIGER SHARK’, the design includes a border comprising a shark’s jaw bone and jagged teeth. 

04 31253 TV 2023 $1 TIGER SHARK 1oz SILPF Box Front

Memorial Obverse

The coin bears The Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Obverse, featuring the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy supplemented with the dates of her reign, as well as the coin’s weight, purity, monetary denomination and 2023 year-date.

Presentation packaging

Accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity, the coin is housed in a polished timber presentation case and shipper bearing the warning: ‘DANGER’.



Year 2023
Metal Silver
Monetary Denomination (TVD) 1.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.107
Maximum Diameter (mm) 40.90
Maximum Thickness (mm) 3.50
Maximum Mintage 2,500
Finish Proof, Coloured
Legal Tender Tuvalu
Effigy Ian Rank-Broadley design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II

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