2022 $5 Great Barrier Reef 1oz .999 Silver Coloured Proof Domed Coin
The Royal Australian Mint is proud to launch its new series, Beauty, Rich and Rare, with these unique silver coloured proof domed coins. Featuring the remarkable Great Barrier Reef, the coin is a nod to one of Australia’s most loved natural wonders. This coin is a must have for collectors around the country and indeed the world.
Australia’s Great Barrier Reef attracts visitors and scientists from around the world, such is its beauty and significance. The Royal Australian Mint’s new series, ‘Beauty, Rich and Rare’ seeks to capture this natural wonder in these unique, coloured and dome-shaped coins. With a limited mintage of 7,500 for the Silver, they will be a treasured piece in people’s collections.
Stretching from the northern tip of Queensland nearly as far south as Bundaberg, the Great Barrier Reef is a wonder of epic proportions. Not only are its turquoise waters a thing of beauty, but its environmental significance cannot be underestimated. Home to more than 600 types of coral, more than 1600 species of fish and 133 varieties of sharks and rays, the reef is a truly diverse ecosystem.
- Coin’s reverse features the the Great Barrier Reef with a coloured school of fish
- Silver proof coin made from one ounce of 99.9% silver in a magnificent domed proof finish
- Coin’s obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II designed by Jody Clark
- Australian legal tender with a denomination of $5
- Limited mintage of 7,500
|Silver Content (Troy oz)||1 oz|
|Monetary Denomination (AUD)||5.00|
|Fineness (% purity)||99.9|
|Obverse Designer||J. Clark|
|Reverse Designer||B. Scott|
|Packaging||Capsuled coin in presentation box with certificate of authenticity|
ABOUT THE ROYAL AUSTRALIAN MINT
The Royal Australian Mint is the sole producer of all Australia’s circulating coins. Opened in 1965 and situated in the Australian federal capital city of Canberra, in the suburb of Deakin, the Mint is also a very popular tourist destination for visitors and locals alike. Swan Bullion Company is proud to be an authorised distributor for The Royal Australian Mint’s bullion and numismatic products.