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2016 Australia 5 oz High Relief Silver Wedge-Tailed Eagle Proof $8 NGC PF69 UC Mercanti Signed Label

2016 Australia 5 oz High Relief Silver Wedge-Tailed Eagle Proof $8 NGC PF69 UC Mercanti Signed Label
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Why add this Australian High Relief Wedge-Tailed Eagle 5 oz. Silver Proof to your collection?

The Wedge-Tailed Eagle is the largest bird of Prey in Australia, and the fifth largest eagle in the world. The magnificent creature has been honored on a series of coins produced by the Perth Mint since 2014. This third release of the series 2016-P Wedge-Tailed Eagle Proof is struck to a breathtaking high relief finish from 5 Troy oz. of .999 fine silver, has a diameter of 50.60mm, a weight of 155.67g, and a maximum mintage of 5,000.

Stunning High Relief design by American Sculptor John Mercanti

A Wedge-Tailed Eagle, its feathers engraved with remarkable detail, is portrayed perched on a tree branch on the reverse, framed by the inscriptions "AUSTRALIAN WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE," "2016 5 OZ .999 SILVER," and the Mint mark "P."

The portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II graces the obverse, created by sculptor Ian Rank-Broadley, surrounded by "ELIZABETH II," "AUSTRALIA," and "8 DOLLARS,"

Proof 69 with designer signed label

This 2016-P Australia $8 High Relief Wedge-Tailed Eagle 5 oz. Silver Proof is graded a near flawless Proof 69 by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), and is accompanied by a certification label hand-signed by John M. Mercanti. For the stunning frosted elements beautifully contrasted against polished mirrored backgrounds, the coin has also earned the additional designation of Ultra Cameo.

Add this impressive 5 oz. Australian High Relief Wedge-Tailed Eagle to your Silver Proof collection! Don't delay, purchase this gorgeous proof from MCM today.


Year of Issue:2016
Mint:Perth Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:PF69
Designation:UC
Finish:Proof
Label/Signature:Mercanti Signed Label
Composition:Silver
Purity:.999
Relief:High Relief
Display Weight:5 oz
Weight in Grams:155.5162 g
Weight in Ounces:5 oz
Diameter:50.6 mm
Country:Australia
Legal Tender:Australia
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:8
Mintage:5,000