Explore the wonders of the Australian Antarctic Territory with the Royal Australian Mint’s latest release, the Australian Antarctic Territory Series. This extraordinary collection showcases the remarkable wildlife found in this pristine region. Following the highly sought-after Emperor Penguin coin, the second addition to the series features the awe-inspiring Humpback Whale. Known for its immense size, breathtaking breaches, and melodic underwater songs, the Humpback Whale is a true marvel of nature. Don’t miss your chance to own the 2023 1 oz Silver Royal Australian Mint Humpback Whale Coin, available at Silver.com.
- Arrives in plastic capsules!
- Second coin in the Australian Antarctic Territory Series!
- Limited mintage of just 25,000 silver coins!
- Consists of One Troy oz of .999 pure silver in BU condition.
- Bears a face value of $1 (AUD) fully backed by the Australian government.
- The obverse showcases an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
- The reverse depicts a group of Humpback Whales.
The obverse field of the 2023 Silver Royal Australian Mint Humpback Whale Coin proudly presents a beautiful effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. Designed by the talented artist Jody Clark, this depiction is the final portrait of Her Majesty to grace coins. Clark, the youngest designer ever chosen for this honor, portrays the Queen in right-profile relief wearing the Royal Diadem crown. Surrounding the effigy are distinctive marks that add to the coin’s uniqueness.
On the reverse side, the 2023 1 oz Silver Humpback Whale Coin showcases a captivating group of humpback whales. The lower half of the design portrays an adult humpback whale accompanied by two smaller ones gracefully swimming in the depths of the ocean. The upper half of the design captures another adult whale breaching the water’s surface, an awe-inspiring sight that symbolizes the grandeur of these magnificent creatures.
With its establishment in 1965, the Royal Australian Mint has gained worldwide recognition for producing Australia’s circulation coins and prestigious silver coinage. The Mint’s foundation preceded Australia’s transition to decimal currency in 1966, making it an integral part of the nation’s monetary history. In 2014, the Australian government announced plans to privatize the mint, solidifying its legacy.
When you order the 2023 1 oz Silver Royal Australian Mint Humpback Whale Coin, from Silver.com, rest assured that it will be securely protected in a plastic capsule to maintain its condition. Each silver coin in this product listing is in Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) condition, ensuring exceptional quality for your collection. This remarkable coin represents the second release in the prestigious Australian Antarctic Territory Series by the Royal Australian Mint.
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