Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
The coin is struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
Reverse Design Featuring Douglas Mawson
The coin’s reverse depicts Douglas Mawson and two Antarctic explorers against a blue-coloured sky. The image, which incorporates The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark, appears within the shape of the Antarctic continent. The reverse also includes the inscriptions SOUTH MAGNETIC POLE : 1909 – 2009, 100 YEARS, and ‘Australian Antarctic Territory’.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
No more than 7,500 of these 1oz silver coins will be released by The Perth Mint.
Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, each coin is housed in a blue-coloured presentation case, which comes within a stylish outer shipper.
|Silver Content (Troy oz)||1|
|Monetary Denomination (AUD)||1|
|Fineness (% purity)||99.9|
|Minimum Gross Weight (g)||31.135|
|Maximum Diameter (mm)||40.60|
|Maximum Thickness (mm)||4.00|