Home World Coins 2016 Australia Northern Sky - Ursa Major Domed 1 Oz Silver Colorized Proof $5 NGC PF70 UC (Exclusive Australia Label)

2016 Australia Northern Sky - Ursa Major Domed 1 oz Silver Colorized Proof $5 NGC PF70 UC (Exclusive Australia Label)

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2016 Australia Northern Sky - Ursa Major Domed 1 oz Silver Colorized Proof $5 NGC PF70 UC (Exclusive Australia Label)

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Why add this flawless 2016 Australian Northern Sky Constellation Ursa Major 1 oz. Domed Silver Proof to your collection?

This second release of the Royal Australian Mint's popular Northern Sky series features the Constellation Ursa Major, also known as the Great Bear, on a distinctively shaped Domed Silver Proof struck from 1 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver. Ursa Major was discovered by second-century astronomer Ptolemy, and is the third largest of the eighty-eight modern day constellations. The seven brightest stars of the constellation are commonly known as the "Big Dipper." This three dimensional dome shaped proof measures 39.62 mm in diameter and has a mintage limit of 5,000.

Vibrant color and magnificent domed surface

Created by artist B. King, the concave reverse features the Northern Sky Constellation of Ursa Major within a bright purple, pink and orange sky, with a mountain range below. The border is inscribed "NORTHERN SKY - URSA MAJOR" and "5 DOLLARS."

The convex obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, surrounded by "ELIZABETH II" and "AUSTRALIA 2016."

Perfect Proof 70 with Australia label

This flawless 2016 Australia Domed Northern Sky Ursa Major 1 oz. Colorized Silver Proof is graded Proof 70 by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), and is accompanied by the NGC Australia label. The Ultra Cameo designation refers to the exceptional quality of textured and mirrored surfaces on the coin.

This perfectly struck Ursa Major Domed Colorized Silver Proof will make an exciting addition to your collection! Purchase this gorgeous shaped coin from MCM today!


Year of Issue:2016
Mint:Royal Australian Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:PF70
Designation:UC
Finish:Colorized Proof
Label/Signature:Exclusive Australia Label
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.999
Display Weight:1 oz
Weight in Grams:31.1032 g
Weight in Ounces:1 oz
Diameter:39.62
Shape:Domed
Country:Australia
Legal Tender:Australia
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:5
Mintage:5,000
Southern and Northern Sky Series from the Royal Australian Mint