With the coin collection beginning in 2014, the Australian Wedge Tail Eagle series is back for the third year in a row with the 2016 One Ounce Proof Australian Wedge Tail Eagle Silver Coin. Every year of the series, the Perth Mint works with the retired 12th Chief Engraver for the United States Mint, John Mercanti. Throughout this coin series, Mercanti has presented classic designs that are fit for any coin collection. The 2016 One Ounce Proof Australian Wedge Tail Eagle Silver Coin is the newest addition to this series, and it’s available for purchase online from Silver.com.
- Shipped directly to you in a plastic case from the NGC!
- Limited mintage of only 20,000 proofs!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 fine silver.
- The face value of $1 (AUD) is fully backed by the Australian government.
- Receives a grading of PF70 by the NGC.
- UCAM label included.
- High-relief strike.
- The obverse of the coin features Queen Elizabeth II.
- On the reverse, a wedge tail eagle sits on a tree branch.
The 2016 One Ounce Proof Australian Wedge Tail Eagle Silver Coin has a perfect Proof-70 Ultra Cameo grading from the NGC and has been minted in 99.9% fine silver. John Mercanti’s talented design features an Australian wedge tail eagle perched on a tree branch. Because the 2016 One Ounce Proof Australian Wedge Tail Eagle Silver Coin has a high relief quality, the backdrop behind the eagle appears mirror-like, while the eagle itself is frostier and stands out from the background.
With the Australian Wedge Tail Eagle Series beginning in 2014, the works of the Perth Mint and John Mercanti have combined to display unique design of eagles on each coin. The 2016 One Ounce Proof Australian Wedge Tail Eagle Silver Coin includes Mercanti’s signature on the label, adding a unique touch to the high-quality coin.
On the obverse of the 2016 1 oz Proof Australian Wedge Tail Eagle Silver Coin, the profile of Queen Elizabeth II is featured. The renowned portrait created by Ian Rank-Broadly honors her as a revered leader of Australia.
The reverse of the 2016 1 oz Proof Australian Wedge Tail Eagle Silver Coin shows an eagle sitting proudly atop a tree branch. It looks into the distance, examining the land surrounding it and searching for prey. Because of the UCAM label on the coin, the eagle proudly stands out from the smooth backdrop. The reverse of the coin also includes an inscription of the coin’s face value.
If you have any questions about the 2016 Proof Australian Wedge Tail Eagle Silver Coin, our team at Silver.com is ready to help you. Give us a call at 888-989-7223 or contact us via live online chat or email.