Featuring a stunning array of coral in bright and beautiful colours, and a breathtaking variety of marine creatures, the Great Barrier Reef offers some of the most spectacular maritime scenery on Earth.
Each coin is meticulously struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in superb proof quality.
The reverse of the coin depicts a coloured aerial view of the Great Barrier Reef, framed within the shape of Australia with a seaplane flying overhead. The inscriptions THE LAND DOWN UNDER and GREAT BARRIER REEF also appear in the design with The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2014 year-date, and the monetary denomination on the obverse.
No more than 5,000 of The Land Down Under – Great Barrier Reef 2014 1oz Silver Proof Coin will be released by The Perth Mint.
The coin is housed in a unique, contemporary, Australia map-shaped latex case which displays both sides of the coin. The case is packaged within a beautifully illustrated shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.