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Founded in 1896 as a branch to the British Royal Mint, Perth Mint today is one of the largest minting plants globally, owned by the Western Australian government. Manufacturer of the iconic ‘Kangaroo’ gold and silver investment coins, Perth Mint also produce a popular lunar series and a range of sought-after collector coins.
This majestic Wedge-tailed Eagle silver coin, featuring artistry prepared exclusively for The Perth Mint by renowned US designer John M. Mercanti, showcases the ultra high relief strike, a coining technique that offers an even greater three-dimensional aspect to the coin’s reverse design. Named for its long, distinctively shaped tail, the Australian wedge-tailed eagle is one of the world’s largest birds of prey. With the ability to fly tirelessly for many hours, it’s known to reach altitudes of 2,000 metres and beyond on thermal air currents rising from Australia’s sun-baked terrain.
Stunning ultra high relief design - seventh design by John M. Mercanti
Proof quality 99.99% pure silver
Worldwide mintage of 2,000 coins
Australian legal tender
This epic bird never stays around for long, so swoop in and grab this popular design today in the desirable 2oz size!