Located in the region of Oceania on planet Earth, the Australian continent consists of all the landmasses on the Australian continental plate. While most think of Australia the nation and the continent as being one in the same, that is not entirely true. The Australian continent is home to the nation, with the country of Australia being the primary occupant of the continent. Now, 2021 1 oz Proof Silver Australian Great Southern Land Mother of Pearl Coins are available to you for purchase online at Silver.com.
- Coins ship to you inside Perspex cases with an illustrated shipping sleeve and a numbered Certificate of Authenticity!
- Mother of Pearl inset feature on the reverse!
- Mintage limited to 5,000 coins only!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .9999 fine silver.
- Issued a face value of $1 (AUD) by Australia.
- The obverse features Queen Elizabeth II.
- On the reverse is a depiction of the Australian continent with marine species from the waters off Australia.
- Proof specimens.
Planet Earth consists of seven distinct continents with a great diversity of wildlife, ecosystems, and civilizations. The Australian continent is the smallest in the world as it covers just 3.310 million square miles. It is also the second-lowest human-inhabited continent, with Antarctica being the lowest.
While the continent of Australia actually consists of three separate landmasses, Australia, New Guinea, and Tasmania, most of the landmass is on mainland Australia. The other two islands are considered part of the Australian continent as they are on the Australian continental plate along with the mainland landmass.
The obverse of the 2021 1 oz Proof Silver Australian Great Southern Land Mother of Pearl Coin features the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. In this right-profile portrait, Her Majesty is shown in right-profile relief wearing the George IV State Diadem Crown. This portrait of the Queen was created in 2015 by Jody Clark and depicts the monarch at the age of 89. This design is the sixth-generation portrait to feature on the coins of Australia.
On the reverse of 2021 Proof Silver Australian Great Southern Land Mother of Pearl Coins is an image the Australian continent. This particular depiction focuses on the mainland Australian landmass and the island of Tasmania. The landmasses are covered with a Mother of Pearl inset in the design element and surrounded on the design field rim by sea creatures from the Australian coast that include the likes of the blue-ringed octopus and a starfish.
These 2021 1 oz Proof Silver Australian Great Southern Land Mother of Pearl Coins are available to you inside of Perspex cases with a clear lid. The coin and case ship in an illustrated outer sleeve with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity included inside.
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