Sunday, April 8, 2012

Australian Sea Life II – The Reef – Octopus 2012 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin from The Perth Mint

Australian Sea Life II – The Reef – Octopus 2012 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin - The Perth Mint, featuring:
  • Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
  • Coloured Reverse Design
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Limited Mintage – 10,000
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
The fourth release in this stunning series features an outstanding portrayal of an octopus.

Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver


The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1/2oz of 99.9% silver in proof quality.

Coloured Reverse Design


The coin’s reverse depicts an octopus in colour and includes The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.  Incorporated into the design are the inscriptions AUSTRALIAN SEA LIFE II – THE REEF – OCTOPUS.

Australian Legal Tender


Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the 2012 year-date.

Limited Mintage


The Perth Mint will release no more than 10,000 of these coins.

Numbered Certificate of Authenticity


The coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Stunning Illustrated Presentation Packaging


The coin is housed in a display case with a vividly illustrated coral reef shipper. Each shipper joins with other shippers in the series to create a superbly illustrated underwater scene.

Australian Sea Life II – The Reef – Octopus 2012 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin from The Perth Mint