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Why order this 1/10 oz. Gold 2016 Australia $15 Wedge Tailed Eagle
This $15 Australian 1/10 oz. Gold Wedge Tailed Eagle is sure to please collectors who love John Mercanti or the Wedge Tailed Eagle Series. This piece has a limited mintage. It was struck from .9999 fine gold at the Perth Mint.
Striking Wedge Tailed Eagle Design by John Mercanti
Ian Rank-Broadley's effigy of Queen Elizabeth IIserves as the obverse design of this Gold Wedge Tailed Eagle. She has a serious look on her face and a tiara atop her head. Inscriptions along the rim include her name, "ELIZABETH II," and the issuing country, "AUSTRALIA," as well as the coin's face value, "15 DOLLARS."
The reverse image was designed by John Mercanti, the former Chief Engraver of the United States Mint. It features a left-side view of a wedge-tailed eagle perched upon a tree branch. Its head is turned toward the right of the holder. Rim inscriptions include the name of the coin, "AUSTRALIAN WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE," and the coin's year of issue, weight, and purity.
Flawless Mint State 70 Early Releases with Australia Label
This coin was deemed to be perfectly struck and lacking of any flaws by experts at the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). As such, it received their highest grade, Mint State 70. NGC printed the grade on a label that bears an image of Uluru, a popular Australian landmark, and the Australian flag.
Add this $15 Gold 2016 1/10 oz. Australia Wedge Tailed Eagle to your collection today.
|Year of Issue:||2016|
|Release Type:||Early Releases|
|Label/Signature:||Exclusive Australia Label|
|Display Weight:||1/10 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||3.1103 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||0.1 oz|
The Perth Mint’s landmark Australian Wedge Tailed Eagle series boasts the first ever collaboration between a former United States Mint Chief Engraver and a foreign mint. The series features one of Australia's most iconic birds of prey, the Wedge Tailed Eagle. Learn more about the series, its history, and the Australian Eagle it celebrates.