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Why order this Mint State 70 First Strike 2017-P Australia 1 oz. Silver Wedge Tailed Eagle?
The Wedge Tailed Eagle series of coins from Australia is still young, but it is gaining popularity rapidly. This 1 oz. Silver Wedge Tailed Eagle was struck at Australia's Perth Mint in 2017. One of the features that draws collectors to this series is the fact that John Mercanti has created designs for it.
Lifelike work by Mercanti
The obverse of this silver coin looks like other precious metal coins issued by Australia. This side displays an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, the version shown here was created by Ian Rank-Broadley. The face value is inscribed near the bottom of the design.
On the reverse, the work of John Mercanti can be found. This side features the wedge-tailed eagle design. The eagle can be seen sitting on the top of a tree. It has an impressive level of detail.
Perfect Mint State 70 with First Strike from PCGS
This coin was graded by the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS). It received the grade of Mint State 70 and the First Strike designation because it is free of flaws and it was submitted for grading during its first 30 days of issue. Its label has a picture of the Australian flag.
Order this PCGS Mint State 70 First Strike 2017-P 1 oz. Silver Wedge Tailed Eagle for your collection while it's available.
|Year of Issue:||2017|
|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.