Get the COMPLETE, 5-coin silver dollar proof set of Native Australian wildlife in the new Discover Australia program - this year with an extremely limited mintage of only 1,500 sets total! Has been the cornerstone of the Perth Mint's numismatic collector coin offerings since its introduction with the First Discover Australia Program.These exciting coins depict native animals, with the focus of the latest program being the unique wildlife of the Island Continent in all its glory! Talisman Coins and the Perth Mint (Australia's precious metals experts) are proud to bring you this latest Discover Australia program. Is presented in full, frosted cameo proof finish, against a backdrop of splendid color portraying its native habitat. This luxurious five coin set is a. Containing each and every one of the five silver proofs issued this year in the Discover Australian Wildlife series. The five animals featured this year are: Koala Bear. Coin provides a gateway to explore the Land Down Under, as both its one-of-a-kind fauna and its unspoiled, majestic natural environment! Each proof-finish coin is encapsulated and handsomely displayed inside an elegant, luxury presentation case with a native Australian jarrah wood lid, protected by a full-color outer box. An individually-numbered certificate of authenticity is included. Jarrah is a species of eucalyptus tree found in the southwest of Western Australia. Because of its similar appearance to mahogany, jarrah is sometimes referred to as Swan River mahogany, after the river that runs through Perth. The mint images of this beautiful proof coin do not do it justice. The fields are deeply mirrored, the relief devices are white-frosted cameo, and the deep, rich colors of Australia's outback are incredible! The Perth Mint of Australia employs its own proprietary colorization technology, in which the color is actually sealed on the coin.
The vibrant hues and precise execution of the technology create a stunning, full-color portrait on each coin. A frosted cameo portrait of each of five different, native Australian animals, set against a full color backdrop of their native habitats. The legends DISCOVER AUSTRALIA and each animal's name define the theme, while the legend 1 OZ 999 SILVER guarantees the weight and purity. The Perth Mint's "P" mint mark is also present. Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II.In crowned profile facing right. This portrait, featuring Her Majesty wearing a tiara and pearl earrings, was executed by the sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley. The legend ELIZABETH II and the denomination also appear. The five coins are encapsulated inside an elegant, luxury presentation case with a native Australian jarrah wood lid, protected by a full-color outer box. An individually-numbered set of certificates of authenticity is included.
5 Dollars (5 x 1 Dollar). 155.675 g (5 x 31.135 g).Ing Ing Jong (obverses) Ian Rank-Broadley (reverse). The item "2013 Discover Australia 5 Coin $1 Oz Silver Proof Set Kookaburra Koala Kangaroo" is in sale since Monday, June 3, 2013. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Australia\Proof Sets". The seller is "talismancoins" and is located in Saint Louis, Missouri. This item can be shipped worldwide.