Wednesday, October 24, 2012

The 2012 Christmas Locket - One Ounce Silver Proof Coin - The Perth Mint

The 2012 Christmas Locket - One Ounce Silver Proof Coin from The Perth Mint





Features include:
  • Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
  • Locket Insert with Semi-Precious Gemstones
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Limited Mintage – 5,000
  • Gift Card Packaging 
One of the forgotten traditions of the festive season is the giving and receiving of coins.  Throughout history, coins and medallions have been given to loved ones for their precious metal value and as a token of respect, affection and esteem.

Christmas, throughout many countries in the world is a time of celebration and for honouring the ideals of peace, joy, hope and happiness.

This lovely locket coin will make an enduring gift or keepsake that will be treasured for many years to come.

Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver

Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.

Locket Insert with Semi-Precious Gemstones

The coin’s reverse portrays a joyful abstract design, inspired by snow crystals and Christmas ornaments.  The coin incorporates a transparent locket containing an array of gorgeous semi-precious gemstones.  The Perth Mint’s famous ‘P’ mintmark is also featured in the design.

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.

Limited Mintage

Only 5,000 of these coins will be struck by The Perth Mint.

Presentation Packaging

The coin is presented in a colourfully illustrated gift card which folds open giving you space to write a personalised message to your loved one.