Discover Australia 2010 Dreaming – Platypus 1oz Silver Coin

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Year 2010
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IN AUGUST 2007 WE WERE APPROVED AS AUTHORIZED DEALER FOR PERTH MINT AUSTRALIA .

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The Dreaming Series is the current chapter in The Perth Mint’s prestigious Discover Australia coin program depicting iconic aspects of Australian wildlife, landscape and culture. Following the outstanding success of the first Dreaming releases in 2009, the Mint proudly presents the 2010 gold, silver and platinum proof coins depicting Indigenous designer Darryl Bellotti’s unique interpretations of more well-known Australian animals.

 

Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver

 

This 2010 coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.

 

Australian Legal Tender

 

The coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.

 

Platypus Design With Colour

 

The coin’s reverse depicts a unique interpretation of a Platypus – an extraordinary egg-laying mammal that lives in and around freshwater lakes and streams.  The design is enhanced with a coloured pattern in the background.

 

Created by Indigenous Artist Darryl Bellotti

 

Designs for the three-year Dreaming Series have been created by Darryl Bellotti, The Perth Mint’s Indigenous artist.  Read more about Darryl Bellotti.

 

HM Queen Elizabeth II Obverse

 

The coin’s obverse bears the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

 

Extremely Limited Mintage

 

The Perth Mint will release no more than 10,000 of these silver coins.

 

Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

 

Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

 

Presentation Packaging

 

The coin is housed in presentation packaging comprising a display case featuring a timber lid and a superbly illustrated box-shipper. 

 

Technical Specifications

Silver Content (Troy oz) 1
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 1
Fineness (% purity) 99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.135
Maximum Diameter (mm) 40.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 4.00

$91.00 USD

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