Deadly and Dangerous Red-bellied Black Snake 2022 1oz Silver Proof Coin

Perfect for those captivated by fearsome and fascinating reptilian creatures, this proof coloured silver coin depicts Australia’s Red-bellied black snake posed to strike.

Key features:

  • Proof quality 99.99% pure silver
  • Coloured red-bellied black snake design
  • High gloss timber display case
Mintage 2,500
SKU 22M48AAA

Story

Danger ahead!

The Deadly and Dangerous series features some of Australia's most terrifying creatures. A true Australian by nature, the Red-bellied Black Snake is a sun and water lover! Common in woodlands,  swamps and forests and indigenous to Australia’s eastern regions, it is one of the most commonly encountered  venomous snakes. On average 1.25m in length it has smooth, glossy black scales that are highlighted by bright  reds and oranges at its flanks ‐ fading to a dull red belly. A truly eye‐catching reptile, it certainly rings true that  the most beautiful creatures on Earth are the deadliest.

Slithering design

The coin’s reverse highlights the imposing red-bellied black snake in colour, capturing the sleek animal poised to strike and showing its threatening, brightly coloured underbelly. Also included in the design is the inscription ‘AUSTRALIA’S RED-BELLIED BLACK SNAKE'.

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Presentation packaging

The coin is presented in a high-gloss timber display case within an illustrated shipper emblazoned with the warning ‘DANGER’. Each coin is accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity.

Specifications

Specifications

Metal Silver
Monetary Denomination (TVD) 1.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
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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