Great Southern Land 2021 1oz Silver Proof Mother of Pearl Coin

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Struck from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality, this spectacular collectable incorporates an authentic mother of pearl insert in the shape of the 'great southern land' - a popular reference to the Australian continent originally coined in ancient Europe to describe a predicted southern landmass.

Key features:

  • Proof quality 99.99% pure silver
  • Authentic Australian mother of pearl insert
  • Australian legal tender
SKU 21H60AAA

Story

Treasures of the south sea

Dating from ancient Aboriginal interest in pearlshell, Australia is passionate about pearls. Once famous for producing some of the world's finest natural pearls, the tropical town of Broome continues the tradition as the centre of Australia's cultured south sea pearl industry.

Iridescent mother of pearl design

Fashioned from iridescent mother of pearl, the coin's map-shaped insert is surrounded by images of aquatic wildlife - including a great white shark, sea turtle, seahorse, blue-ringed octopus, starfish and stingray. Included in the design is The Perth Mint's 'P' mintmark.

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Classic display case

The coin is housed in a classic display case with a clear lid. Packaged with an illustrated shipper, the coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Specifications

Specifications

Year 2021
Metal Silver
Silver Content (Troy oz) 1.000
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 1.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.107
Maximum Diameter (mm) 36.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 3.95
Finish Proof
Legal Tender Australian
Effigy Jody Clark design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II
Designer Aleysha Howarth

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