Voyage of Discovery Endeavour 1770-2020 1oz Silver Proof Coin

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This 1oz silver coin is a fitting tribute to the historic Endeavour voyage captained by James Cook who charted the east coast of Australia in 1770. Featuring:

  • Proof quality 99.99% pure silver
  • 250th anniversary Endeavour themed design
  • Australian legal tender
Mintage 5,000
SKU 20G93GAA

Story

Remarkable exploration tribute

This silver commemorative marks 250 years since the British research vessel Endeavour reached Australia during its exploration of the Pacific Ocean, leading to scientific discoveries relating to navigation, mapping and botany.

250th anniversary design

The coin's reverse design features a representation of HM Bark Endeavour against an outline of the east coast of Australia. Depicted in the background are various native Australian flora including Banksia, named after Joseph Banks who first recorded the species, and wattle. Also included in the design is a representation of a sun dial, the inscription 'ENDEAVOUR 1770-2020' and The Perth Mint's 'P' mintmark.

04 voyage of discovery endeavour 1770 2020 1oz silver proof InCase

Presentation packaging and numbered certificate

Accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity, each coin is presented in a classic black display case and packaged within a themed shipper.

 

Specifications

Specifications

Year 2020
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) 40.90
Maximum Thickness (mm) 3.50
Maximum Mintage 5,000
Finish Proof
Legal Tender Australian
Effigy Jody Clark design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II

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