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2022 Australia 5 oz Ultra High Relief Silver Wedge-Tailed Eagle Proof $8 Coin Scarce and Unique Coin Division NGC PF70UC First Day of Issue Exclusive Mercanti Signed Flag Label

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2022 Australia 5 oz Ultra High Relief Silver Wedge-Tailed Eagle Proof $8 Coin Scarce and Unique Coin Division NGC PF70UC FDI Exclusive Mercanti Signed Flag Label
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Why purchase this First Day of Issue 2022-P Australia 5 oz. Silver Wedge-Tailed Eagle Ultra High Relief proof coin?

In 2014, the Perth Mint launched the Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle series. The series is characterized by gorgeously detailed interpretations of the winged predator created by renowned American sculptor John Mercanti, the former 12th Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint.

  • This 2022-P Wedge-Tailed Eagle coin is crafted from 5 Troy oz. of .9999 fine silver.
  • The $8 Australian legal tender coin features a dazzling proof finish.
  • The coin's single year of issue design is highlighted by a dramatic Ultra High Relief strike.
  • The 50.90 mm diameter coin earned the coveted First Day of Issue attribution.
  • A ModernCoinMart exclusive patriotic designer signed label is included with the perfectly graded coin.
  • Mintage is limited to only 1,000 pieces.

Magnificent Wedge-Tailed Eagle Portrait

Obverse: Centered on the obverse is an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II wearing the Royal Diamond Diadem. Inscriptions include "ELIZABETH II," "AUSTRALIA" and "8 DOLLARS." This rendition of the monarch, designed in 2015 by acclaimed British sculptor Jody Clark, is recognized as the fifth definitive coinage portrait of the Queen.

Reverse: The reverse features a magnified view of a Wedge-Tailed Eagle with its beak opened to emit a call. Inscribed "AUSTRALIAN WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE," "2022 5 OZ 9999 SILVER" and the Perth Mint's "P" Mint mark.

Exceptional Proof 70 Condition

This 2022-P Ultra High Relief proof release of the Australian Silver Wedge-Tailed series was received by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) for grading within twenty-four hours of release. Featuring an impeccable strike, flawless surfaces and breathtaking eye appeal, the 5 oz. silver coin was awarded the perfect grade of Proof 70 Ultra Cameo (UC). The coin is encapsulated in a NGC protective holder with a colorful Australian flag themed First Day of Issue certification label which is hand signed by the coin's reverse designer John Mercanti. The certified coin will arrive in a handsome Perth Mint presentation case with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

This perfectly graded First Day of Issue 2022-P Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle 5 oz. Silver Ultra High Relief proof coin will be an exciting addition to your collection!



This 2022 Australia 5 oz Ultra High Relief Silver Wedge-Tailed Eagle Proof $8 Coin Scarce and Unique Coin Division NGC PF70UC FDI Exclusive 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:2022
Mint:Perth Mint
Grading Service:NGC
Grade:PF70UC
Release Type:First Day of Issue
Variety:Scarce and Unique Coin Division
Finish:Proof
Label/Signature:Exclusive Mercanti Signed Flag Label
Composition:Silver
Purity:0.9999
Relief:Ultra High Relief
Display Weight:5 oz
Weight in Grams:155.517 g
Weight in Ounces:5 oz
Diameter:50.9 mm
Country:Australia
Legal Tender:Australian Legal Tender
Currency:Dollar
Denomination:8
Mintage:1,000
Obverse Design:Queen Elizabeth II Portrait
Reverse Design:Wedge Tailed Eagle Close Profile
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