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Why purchase this First Day of Issue 2021-P Australia 10 oz. Silver Wedge-Tailed Eagle Ultra High Relief reverse proof coin?
2021 marks the eighth year of issue and the sixth distinct design of the Perth Mint's Wedge-Tailed Eagle series. This 2021 dated reverse proof coin represents a first for the series, featuring an ultra high relief strike. The coin's breathtaking wedge-tailed eagle imagery, as well those of the seven previous releases, is the work of prolific American sculptor John Mercanti, the former 12th U.S. Mint Chief Engraver.
Spectacular Wedge-Tailed Eagle Imagery
Obverse: Centered on the obverse is the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II designed by acclaimed British Royal mint sculptor Jody Clark in 2015. Inscriptions include "ELIZABETH II," "AUSTRALIA" and "10 DOLLARS."
Reverse: The reverse depicts an airborne Wedge-Tailed Eagle wrestling with a disgruntled snake. Inscribed "AUSTRALIAN WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE," "2021 10 OZ 9999 SILVER," and the Perth Mint's "P" Mint mark.
Pristine Proof 70
This 2021-P ultra high relief reverse proof release of the Australian Silver Wedge-Tailed series was submitted to the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) for review and qualified for the First Day of Issue designation. Featuring an impeccable strike, flawless surfaces, and exceptional contrast between finishes, the 10 oz. silver coin was awarded the perfect grade of Proof 70 Ultra Cameo (UC). The coin is encapsulated in a NGC protective holder with an Australian flag themed First Day of Issue certification label adorned with John Mercanti's signature.
This perfectly graded First Day of Issue 2021-P Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle 10 oz. Silver ultra high relief reverse proof coin will be an exciting addition to your collection!
This 2021-P Australia 10 oz Silver Ultra High Relief Wedge-Tailed Eagle Reverse Proof $10 Coin Scarce and Unique Coin Division NGC PF70 UC FDI 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:||2021|
|Release Type:||First Day of Issue|
|Variety:||Scarce and Unique Coin Division|
|Label/Signature:||Mercanti Signed Label|
|Relief:||Ultra High Relief|
|Display Weight:||10 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||311.035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||10 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Wedge-Tailed Eagle in Flight|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Jody Clark|