The sixth coin from the popular Australian Map Shaped Coin Series features the ferocious Saltwater Crocodile, one of Australia’s most formidable reptiles.
Each coin is struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
The coin’s reverse depicts a saltwater crocodile against the background of wild wetlands at sunset. The inscription SALTWATER CROCODILE also appears in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark and the 2014 year-date. The coin is innovatively struck in the shape of Australia.
Issued as Australian legal tender, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2014 year-date, and the monetary denomination.
The Perth Mint will issue no more than 6,000 of the Australian Map Shaped Coin Series – Saltwater Crocodile 2014 1oz Silver Coin.
Each coin is housed in a classic grey display case within a custom-designed shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.