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Why add the Proof 70 Ultra Cameo 2016-P Australia $8 5 oz. High Relief Proof Silver Wedge Tailed Eagle to your collection?
This 2016-P Australia $8 5 oz. High Relief Proof Silver Wedge Tailed Eagle achieved the top collector grade of Proof 70 Ultra Cameo from the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). It was struck at Australia's world famous Perth Mint. This is a legal tender coin under the Australian currency Act of 1965. It was struck on a .999 pure silver planchet with a guaranteed 8 oz. actual silver weight. The issue has a low mintage of 5,000 coins.
Old World and New World designers featured
The obverse of the coin features the classic portrait of Queen Elizabeth II designed by Ian Rank-Broadley. The reverse of the coin features the majestic Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle sitting on a branch in the outback. The design is from John M. Mercanti, the 12th Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint. This meeting of British and American designs and Australian craftsmanship is unprecedented in the world of Numismatics.
Perfect proof example with reverse designer autograph label
Proof 70 Ultra Cameo coins are exemplary specimens of a given issue. These coins are flawless in every way. This example features the collectible John M. Mercanti signature label.
This magnificent specimen will sell quickly. Order this low mintage 2016-P Australia $8 5 oz. High Relief Proof Silver Wedge-Tailed Eagle NGC Proof 70 Ultra Cameo with Mercanti signed label from ModernCoinMart and add it to your collection today.
This 2016-P Australia 5 oz High Relief Silver Wedge-Tailed Eagle Proof $8 NGC PF70 UC (Mercanti Signed Label) is proudly minted by the Perth Mint. The Perth Mint was established in 1899. Today it produces popular series, including the Kookaburra, Koala, and Kangaroo series.
|Year of Issue:||2016|
|Label/Signature:||Mercanti Signed Label|
|Display Weight:||5 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||155.5162 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||5 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.