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Why Choose This GEM Proof 2019-P Australia 1 oz. High Relief Silver Proof Wedge-Tailed Eagle?
The Wedge-Tailed Eagle series of coins from Australia is still relatively new, but it didn't take long for collectors around the world to take notice. The Perth Mint struck this 1 oz. high relief Wedge-Tailed Eagle silver proof for 2019. Mintage of this version is limited to just 10,000 pieces.
Eagle Design by Mercanti
Since this is an Australian coin, the obverse shows a finely detailed portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. This portrait of Her Majesty is the work of Jody Clark. The face value can be found among the inscriptions on this side.
The wedge-tailed eagle design is located on the reverse. This is actually the work of John Mercanti. Many know of Mercanti from his time as Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint. This eagle is shown in flight with its wings spread wide. The date, silver content, and mint mark are also on this side.
GEM Proof Condition
This specimen has not been submitted for certification. It's still in GEM Proof condition, which is the same condition it was in when it left the Perth Mint.
Don't miss your chance to own this GEM 2019-P Australia 1 oz. high relief Wedge-Tailed Eagle silver proof, add it to your collection today.
|Year of Issue:||2019|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Wedge-Tailed Eagle in Flight|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Jody Clark|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||John M. Mercanti|
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