The new Bird of Paradise coins from the Perth Mint are available in silver and gold with very low mintage figures. The coins feature the image of the so-called Victoria’s riflebird, known to indigenous Yidinji people as the duwuduwu. With .9999 pure gold content and a low mintage, the gold bullion coins are only available for a limited time as supplies will sell out quickly in this beautiful collection. Right now, 2018 1 oz Gold Australian Bird of Paradise Coins are available to purchase online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you sealed in an acrylic capsule, a roll of 20 coins, or box of 100 coins!
- First appearance of the Bird of Paradise design from Perth Mint!
- Mintage limited to 5,000 coins only!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .9999 fine gold in BU condition.
- Bears a face value of $100 (AUD) backed by the federal government of Australia.
- On the obverse is the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
- The coin’s reverse features the beautiful image of a Bird of Paradise taking flight from a branch.
With the purchase of a 2018 1 oz Gold Australian Bird of Paradise Coin here today you receive a gold bullion specimen in BU condition. The coins are individually packaged inside of acrylic capsules by the Perth Mint, with orders available in multiples as well.
The Bird of Paradise is a beautiful native species of the island of New Guinea which can also be found in the state of Queensland in Australia. The local tribes of New Guinea would use the bright plumes of the Bird of Paradise as a form of currency and wear them as adornments during cultural festivities.
On the reverse of the 2018 1 oz Gold Australian Bird of Paradise Coin is the image of the Bird of Paradise. Known alternatively to Europeans and Australians as Victoria’s riflebird, the species is featured on this side of the coin with its elegant wings spread wide as it stands at the edge of a branch ready to take flight.
The obverse of the Gold Australian Bird of Paradise Coin features the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty is depicted here in a fourth-generation image created in 1998 by Ian Rank-Broadley for the Royal Mint’s use on British coins.
Perth Mint was founded in 1899 as the third and final Royal Mint facility in Australia. Today it stands as the oldest operating mint in the country and operates independently of the sovereign Royal Australian Mint in Canberra.
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