The Royal Australian Mint has released a stunning collectable coin series 'Australia's Most Dangerous'.
This new series of coins includes - The Tasmanian Devil, The Feared Western Taipan and the deadly Australian Saltwater Crocodile.
The Western Taipan is also known as the Inland Taipan, small-scaled snake or Fierce Snake.
Feared due to having the most toxic venom of any terrestrial snake, Western Taipans are found in the channel country of south-western Queensland and adjacent areas of South Australia.
Western Taipans are a medium-sized to large snake, pale to dark brown with a glossy black head. Their colour changes seasonally, becoming darker in the colder months. the Western Taipans are considered a rare species and are presumed extinct in New South Wales and Victoria.
- Reverse of the coin shows the skeletal images hunting its prey
- Maximum mintage only 5,000 coins
- Certificate of Authenticity