Australian Silver Wedge-tailed Eagle

  • Introduction: 2014
  • Silver Fineness: 99.99%
  • Tax Status: No sales tax
  • Mint: Perth Mint

Buy Australian Silver Wedge-tailed Eagle Coins Online. The Australian Silver Wedge-tailed Eagle is part of the Australian Wedge-tailed series. It was released in the year 2014. The design of the coin changes each year with the release of the coin. The standard coin of the Silver Wedge-tailed eagle is the 1 troy ounce.

The coin has a diameter of 32.60 millimeters and a maximum thickness of 6.00 millimeters. The aggregate weight of the coin is 31.107 grams. It has a silver purity of 99.99% and a smooth edge. The obverse of the coin displays a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II designed by Jody Clark, one of the British Royal Mint’s most well-known and accomplished artists best known for designing the Queen’s effigy that appears on British coins. The Queen faces the right side of the coin wearing the Royal Diamond diadem that she wore for her coronation in 1953. The Queen has a beaded necklace around her neck. The inscriptions “ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA” are engraved on the coin, from the mid-left to the mid-right section. The face value of the coin, “• 1 DOLLAR •”, has been debossed at the bottom of the coin from the bottom-left to bottom-right.

The Wedge-tailed Eagle coin’s reverse depicts a magnificent wedge-tailed eagle in flight with wings fully extended and stylized rays of sunlight in the background. The eagle; found in Australia, Tasmania and southern New Guinea, is a symbol of freedom, spirit and strength. The eagle is captured preparing to land on the branch of a dead tree. The design has the inscriptions “AUSTRALIAN WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE” on the right side of the coin from the top-right to the bottom-right side. The year of minting, the size and the silver purity of the coin are inscribed at the bottom of the coin, in an anticlockwise direction. For example, “2019 1 OZ 9999 SILVER”. The mint mark is on the mid-left side, “P”.

The Perth Mint, established on 20th June 1899, produced the coin. It is the official bullion mint of Australia and is wholly owned by the government of Western Australia. You can buy Australian Silver Wedge-tailed Eagle Coins Online exempt from VAT or sales tax. There is also a platinum eagle and gold Wedge-tailed Eagle coin which are also manufactured by The Perth Mint.

Additional information

Mint

The Perth Mint

Country of Origin

Australia

Series

Wedge-tailed Eagle

Weight

155.673 gm, 31.135 gm

Pure Silver Content

1 Troy oz, 5 Troy oz

Purity

999.9

Dimensions

32.60 mm, 50.60 mm

Alloy

999 fine silver

Denomination

$1 AUD, $8 AUD

Quality

Bullion

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