The Wedge-Tailed Eagle is Australia’s largest bird of prey and one of the biggest eagles in the world. Found throughout mainland Australia, Tasmania and southern New Guinea, the Wedge-Tailed Eagle has a wingspan of up to 2.7 metres, and displays a long, wedge-shaped tail and feathered legs.
The 2016 Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality, No more than 19,000 of these coins will be released in this packaging, out of a maximum mintage of 20,000.
The coin’s reverse depicts an impressive Wedge-Tailed Eagle perched on a tree branch.
This coin is housed in a grey presentation case with a themed, customised shipper and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.