Known for their cat-like agility and speed, endurance, athleticism and reliability, today’s Australian Stock Horse is an extremely versatile breed and a popular choice for a wide range of modern-day equestrian activities including polocrosse, show jumping, dressage, hacking, camp drafting and eventing.
The coin is struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver.
The coin’s reverse portrays an Australian Stock Horse jumping a hurdle amid a rural landscape. The design includes the inscription AUSTRALIAN STOCK HORSE, the 2015 year-date and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin’s obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.
The Perth Mint will issue no more than 1,000 of the Australian Stock Horse 2015 1oz Silver Coin in this packaging, from a maximum mintage of 10,000.
Each coin is released in a presentation card which portrays a rural property at sunset.