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Why add the 2016-P Australia $1 1 oz. Silver Wedge Tailed Eagle PCGS MS70 First Strike to your collection?
The Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle series was inaugurated in 2014. This coin celebrates the biggest bird of prey in the Australia and the teaming up of the Perth Mint and John M. Mercanti. The reverse of this 1 oz. fine silver bullion item was designed by the former Chief Engraver of the US Mint, John M. Mercanti. Mr. Mercanti has designed over 100 US coins and medals.
The reverse depicts Australia’s largest raptor, the beautiful Wedge-Tailed Eagle, having newly landed on a tree branch. Inscriptions around the rim are: Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle, 2016 and 1 oz. .999 silver.
The obverse design features British sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley’s effigy of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II. Inscriptions of Elizabeth II, Australia and One Dollar surround the coin.
Each bullion round is made of 1 oz. of .999 pure silver and is guaranteed for weight and purity by the Perth Mint. This coin is also a legal tender $1 Australian Dollar under the Australian Currency Act of 1965.
Fine craftsmanship and the perfect MS70 grade offered with the breathtaking Mercanti design are sure to please coin collectors, wildlife enthusiasts and bullion stackers worldwide. Order yours from ModernCoinMart today, while supplies last.
|Year of Issue:||2016|
|Release Type:||First Strike|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1032 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||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.