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Why purchase this pristine 2021-P Australian Silver Wedge-Tailed Eagle High Relief coin with an Enhanced Reverse Proof finish?
The 2021 dated release of the Perth Mint's Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle series features the sixth rendition of the majestic bird to be designed by John Mercanti, the former 12th Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint. This high relief example of the series represents a first for the Mint, an Enhanced Reverse Proof finish. This finish differs from that of a traditional reverse proof, as the mirrored design elements are treated with aesthetically placed frosted accents, which lend breathtaking depth and dimension to the imagery.
Stunning Bird of Prey Design
Obverse: Sculptor Jody Clark's effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II is centered on the obverse. The portrait is surrounded by the inscriptions "ELIZABETH II," "AUSTRALIA" and "1 DOLLAR." Mr. Clark is notably the first employee of Great Britain's Royal Mint to craft a definitive monarch coinage portrait in more than one hundred years.
Reverse: The 2020 design illustrated the Wedge-Tailed Eagle preparing to grasp its chosen prey. The 2021 reverse design depicts the eagle in the next moment, as the triumphant hunter focuses its gaze on the struggling snake in its grip. Inscriptions include "AUSTRALIAN WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE," "2021 1 OZ 9999 SILVER" and the Mint mark "P."
Flawless Reverse Proof 70 First Releases
This 2021-P Australian Silver Wedge-Tailed Eagle coin was submitted to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) for review and judged to be in perfect Reverse Proof 70 condition, and also received the First Releases (FR) designation. The High Relief Enhanced Reverse Proof silver dollar is sealed in a NGC white core protective holder with an Australian flag style certification label signed by John Mercanti. The graded coin is presented in a Mint branded box accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity issued by the Perth Mint.
Make this low mintage, flawless 2021-P Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle High Relief Enhanced Reverse Proof 1 oz. Silver Dollar coin the next addition to your collection!
This 2021-P Australia 1 oz High Relief Silver Wedge-Tailed Eagle - Enhanced Reverse Proof $1 Coin NGC Rev PF70 FR White Core Holder Mercanti Signed Flag 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:||2021|
|Release Type:||First Releases|
|Holder:||White Core Holder|
|Label/Signature:||Mercanti Signed Flag Label|
|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|
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.