2017 Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle 5oz Gold High Relief Coin

This absolutely spectacular 5oz gold proof coin is struck in brilliant high relief and features Australia’s most majestic bird of prey, the Wedge-tailed Eagle.

The Wedge-tailed Eagle can be found from sea level areas to alpine regions, though they favour forested land and open country, to rainforests and coastal heaths.

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They can often be seen perched in trees and on rocks and cliffs, from where they have a clear view of their surroundings, enabling them to defend their territory and identify prey.

The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 5oz of 99.99% pure gold, and is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.

The coin’s spectacular reverse features an impressive Wedge-tailed Eagle perching on a tree branch. The design also includes the inscription AUSTRALIAN WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE, the 2017 year-date and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark. The obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.

This coin is housed in a prestigious wooden display case within a themed, customised shipper and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Only 75 fine examples of this spectacular 5oz high relief coin will be issued worldwide!

    Coin Highlights:
  • John M. Mercanti design
  • Struck from a huge 5oz of 99.99% pure gold
  • Strictly limited mintage of only 75 coins worldwide
  • Australian legal tender

More Information
Country Of Issue Australia
Year 2017
Denomination $1
Metal Type Silver
Weight (g) 28.349
Purity (%) 99.9
Diameter (mm) 40.00
Mintage 10,000