Why add this Australian Silver Stock Horse coin to your collection?
The Australian Stock Horse Series from the Perth Mint has been issued since 2013, depicting a new image of the creature each year. The 2016 Silver Stock Horse coin, fourth in the series, depicts a grazing horse. The Australian Stock Horse, known for its endurance, agility and agreeable temperament, is bred especially for conditions found in Australia. Utilized in a wide variety of equestrian disciplines, the Stock Horse is greatly valued and respected as a working horse by stockmen throughout Australia. Issued as legal tender in Australia, the coin has a face value of $1 dollar, is 1 Troy oz. of .9999 fine silver, measures 40.60mm in diameter, weighs 31.135 grams, with a limited mintage of 10,000.
Who created the images that appear on this coin?
The obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, with the inscriptions: "ELIZABETH II," "AUSTRALIA," and "1 DOLLAR." The reverse, created by Australian illustrator Natasha Muhl, features portrays an Australian Stock Horse grazing in a grassy landscape, its tail swinging in a gentle breeze. The inscriptions "AUSTRALIAN STOCK HORSE," "2016 1 OZ .9999 SILVER," and the Mint mark "P" surround this serene image.
How is this coin presented?
This beautiful GEM BU 2016 1 oz. Silver Stock Horse coin, struck to a brilliant uncirculated finish is offered as received directly from the Perth Mint, sealed in the Original Mint Capsule with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Add this fourth coin of the series to your Australian Stock Horse collection today by purchasing yours from MCM.
|Year of Issue:||2016|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|