Sunday, February 17, 2013

Birds of Australia – Regent Bowerbird 2013 Half Ounce Silver Proof Coin

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Birds-of-Australia-Regent-Bowerbird-2013-half-ounce-0.5-oz-Silver-Proof-Coin-at-the-Perth-Mint-australia-silver-boxBirds of Australia - Regent Bowerbird 2013 Half Ounce Silver Proof Coin

The third release in the beloved Birds of Australia series is the Regent Bowerbird.

PROOF QUALITY 99.9% PURE SILVER

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

VIVIDLY COLOURED REVERSE DESIGN

The coin’s reverse portrays a male and female Regent Bowerbird in colour, headed by the inscription REGENT BOWERBIRD. As well as The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark, the design also includes representations of native Australian vegetation.

AUSTRALIAN LEGAL TENDER

Issued as Australian legal tender, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the year-date and the monetary denomination.

LIMITED MINTAGE

The Perth Mint will release no more than 10,000 of these Regent Bowerbird 2013 1/2oz Silver Proof Coins.

PRESENTATION PACKAGING AND NUMBERED CERTIFICATE

This coin is housed in a classic presentation case with a beautifully illustrated shipper, and accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.