INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF ASTRONOMY

Item Information

Dimensions (mm) 1 x 1 x 1mm
Weight (carats) 1 carats
Year 2009
Silver Coin
Mint/Proof Coin
Certified Coin

OPALPLUS HAS BEEN PURCHASER OF PERTH MINT COINS SINCE EARLY 1980s

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

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Stargazers can celebrate their heavenly pastime with this outstanding commemorative marking Australia’s official participation in the International Year of Astronomy and the 400th anniversary of Galileo Galilei’s famous astronomical observations with a telescope.

Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver

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

Coloured Reverse Design

The coin’s reverse portrays two young people observing a coloured representation of the night sky with a telescope. As well as The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark, the design includes a stylised depiction of the Southern Cross constellation and the inscription INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF ASTRONOMY 2009.

Australian Legal Tender

Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965 , the coin bears the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on its obverse.

Extremely Limited Mintage

The Perth Mint will release no more than 7,500 of these coins.

Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Presentation Packaging

Each coin is housed in a black presentation case and superbly illustrated shipper accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

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

$112.00 USD

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