Building on the legacy of the Australian Gold Nugget, Koala, and Kangaroo coins, the Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle series began in 2014 and helped bolster the mint’s legendary status in the world of coin collectibles and numismatics.

 In just five years, it has become one of Perth Mint’s best-selling series, especially with collectors in the United States. And with good reason! Each design in the Wedge-Tailed Eagle series comes courtesy of John Mercanti, 12thChief Engraver of the U.S. Mint and designer of the U.S. Silver Eagle reverse.

 The Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle series marks the first time in history that a former U.S. Mint Chief Engraver has designed a legal-tender coin series for a foreign world mint. And as you can see, the results are stunning. Mercanti is known as the man who has created more coin and medal designs than any other U.S. Mint engraver in history—and the new 2020 Wedge-Tailed Eagle is surely among his finest works to date.

New, One-Year-Only Design
For 2020’s one-year-only design, Mercanti gives us an incredibly intricate, close-up look at Australia’s largest bird of prey as it prepares to dive for its next meal. It’s as exciting as it is beautiful, especially when struck in High Relief Proof condition!

High Relief Proofs
Minted in Proof condition, these coins feature frosted devices and mirrored fields. Even better, these coins were also struck in High Relief, with concave fields that allow the designs to sit even higher off of the mirrored fields for an extreme level of contrast.

Struck in 99.99% Gold and Silver
What’s better than a coin in High Relief Proof condition? How about one with an impressive level of purity? Each Wedge-Tailed Eagle Proof is official Australian legal tender and comes struck in a full ounce of 99.99% gold or silver.

World Exclusive Release
We’re not done yet! In addition to being highly pure, legal tender, High Relief Proof coins, these One-Ounce Gold & Silver Wedge-Tailed Eagle High Relief Proofs are also an exclusive offering! We are proud to be the exclusive distributor of all 2020 Wedge-Tailed Eagle Proofs outside of Australia. And it gets even better…

Certified Flawless First Releases and FDI
When these coins were issued, we immediately sent them off to Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), one of the world’s top third-party grading services, for grading and certification. The coins we’re offering here are have been graded as perfect Proof-70 Ultra Cameo (PF70 UC) condition—flawless even under magnification! In addition, the silver coins have been certified as First Releases, while the gold coins have been certified as First Day of Issue (FDI)—designations highly coveted by those seeking out the freshest coins possible.

Exclusive Hand-Signed Labels
In addition to being in flawless graded condition, these coins have been sealed in protective display holders with labels hand-signed by the coin’s designer. That’s right—John Mercanti, 12thChief Engraver of the U.S. Mint, will have personally signed the label on your coins!

Limited Availability
Each of these 2020 Australia Wedge-Tailed Eagle Proofs has a strictly limited mintage. Just 5,000 silver and a mere 500 gold coins have been authorized. Of those mintages, only a small number will be graded by NGC as PF70 UC, certified as First Releases or First Day of Issue, and sealed with a hand-signed label. Again, Mercanti’s brand-new 2020 Wedge-Tailed Eagle design will only be issued for one year only. Don't miss out on yet another historic addition to this popular series!

2020 One-Ounce Gold Wedge-Tailed Eagle High Relief Proof

  • One Ounce of 99.99% Pure Gold
  • New One-Year-Only Mercanti Design
  • $100 Australia Legal Tender
  • High Relief Strike
  • Proof Condition
  • Graded Flawless PF70 UC
  • Certified as First Day of Issue by NGC
  • Exclusive Label Signed by Mercanti
  • World Exclusive Release
  • Limited Availability

2020 One-Ounce Silver Wedge-Tailed Eagle High Relief Proof

  • One Ounce of 99.99% Fine Silver
  • New One-Year-Only Mercanti Design
  • $1 Australia Legal Tender
  • High Relief Strike
  • Proof Condition
  • Graded Flawless PF70 UC
  • Certified as First Releases by NGC
  • Exclusive Label Signed by Mercanti
  • World Exclusive Release
  • Limited Availability
Don't let this opportunity pass you by—only a portion of each mintage has been certified by NGC and signed by John Mercanti.

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