1oz Wedge-tailed eagle proof high relief 2020

1oz Wedge-tailed eagle proof high relief 2020

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This superb coin showcases in striking detail John M. Mercanti’s stunning fifth Wedge-tailed Eagle design for The Perth Mint. Featuring:

  • Proof quality 99.99% pure silver
  • High relief strike
  • Australian legal tender
  • Limited mintage – 5,000

This extraordinary 1oz silver high relief $1 features a fresh new design celebrating Australia’s largest bird of prey.

Named for its long, distinctively shaped tail, the wedge-tailed eagle is one of the biggest eagles in the world. Found throughout mainland Australia, Tasmania and southern Papua New Guinea, the bird has an impressive wingspan of up to 2.7 metres.

Struck by The Perth Mint from 99.99% pure silver the coin’s superb high relief reverse depicts a magnificent wedge-tailed eagle swooping on its prey in the midst of a hunt.