Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Rough-Scaled Python 2015 One Ounce Silver Proof Coin – Australian Opal Series Perth Mint


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Australian Opal Series – Rough-Scaled Python 2015 1oz Silver Proof Coin from The Perth Mint, featuring:
  • Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
  • Beautiful Authentic Australian Opal
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Limited Mintage – 8,000
  • Gorgeous Illustrated Presentation Packaging
  • Numbered Certificate
  • Seventh Release in Australian Opal Series
The seventh release in the Australian Opal Series features the Rough-Scaled Python, a dark brown reptile with pale brown pattern, a triangular head and a thin muscular body. Their keeled scales have ridges along the middle giving them a rough, sandpaper-like feel. This non-venomous python kills its prey by constriction.
PROOF QUALITY 99.9% PURE SILVER
Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
BEAUTIFUL AUTHENTIC AUSTRALIAN OPAL
The coin’s reverse incorporates an inner panel design of a Rough-Scaled Python detailed in pure Australian opal. The outer panel of the coin depicts a collection of fern fronds. The design includes the inscription ROUGH SCALED PYTHON, the 2015 year-date, and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark.
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 monetary denomination.
LIMITED MINTAGE
The Perth Mint will release no more than 8,000 of the Australian Opal Series – Rough-Scaled Python 2015 1oz Silver Proof Coin.
GORGEOUS ILLUSTRATED PRESENTATION PACKAGING AND NUMBERED CERTIFICATE
The coin is presented in a prestigious display case with a light, which turns on as you open the lid, to represent the moon shining down on the nocturnal creature. The coin is accompanied by a stunning illustrated shipper and a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:
Silver Content (Troy oz)1
Monetary Denomination (AUD)1.00
Fineness (% purity)99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g)31.135
Maximum Diameter (mm)36.60
Maximum Thickness (mm)4.50
Maximum Mintage8,000
DesignerAleysha Howarth