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

This beautiful coin features the great southern Australian continent in stunning Australian mother of pearl. The Australian coastline extends for approximately 34,000 kilometres. It is bordered in the west by the Indian Ocean and to the east by the Pacific Ocean. Tropical waters of the Timor, Arafura and Coral Seas lap the north coast, while the cold waters of the Southern Ocean lie to the south. Over millennia, Aboriginal Australians forged deep cultural connections not just with their lands, but also the surrounding seas and the extraordinary diversity of wildlife they support.

Key features:

  • Proof quality 99.99% pure silver
  • Authentic Australian mother of pearl insert
  • Australian legal tender
Mintage 5,000


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.



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
Maximum Mintage 5,000
Finish Proof
Legal Tender Australian
Effigy Jody Clark design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II
Designer Aleysha Howarth

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