Deadly & Dangerous Series

Struck from 1oz of .999 pure silver bullion coins in proof quality, these dramatic bullion coins allows you to come face to face with some of Australia's most deadly creature's, each silver proof coin comes with its own timber presentation case and certificate of authenticity and illustrated shipper. Issued as legal tender for the nation of Tuvalu by the Perth Mint. The obverse carries the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Each of the six coins has a limited mintage of just 5,000 coins released worldwide. The Deadly and Dangerous series has been unprecedented in its popularity around the globe, this has been one of the most sort after series of coins that have been released by the Perth Mint in resent years, selling out very quickly the coins have commanded quite a high premium selling for many $100s of dollars each. So far a total of nine different coins in this ground breaking series have been released.


Octopus CaseOctopus Shipper

Deadly & Dangerous Series 2006-2014


Redback Spider ProofGreat White Shark ProofBlue Ring Octopus Proof

Saltwater Crocodile ProofEastern Brown Snake ProofBox Jellyfish Proof

Funnel Web SpiderYellow Bellied Sea SnakeSpider Hunting Scorpion

Images courtesy of the Perth Mint


Deadly & Dangerous Proof Silver Coins


Australian Redback SpiderReleased in 2006 and features a design showcasing the Australian RedBack Spider, one of the worlds most venomous spiders.

The Great White Shark Released in 2007, this design feaures the Great White Shark one of the largest sharks of the coast of Australia.

Blue Ringed Octopus Released in 2008, this design portrays the Blue Ringed Octopus, one of the most venomous creatures from the depths of the ocean.

The Saltwater Crocodile This release was issued in 2009, the reverse design portrays the Australian Saltwater Crocodile.

Australian Eastern Brown Snake This coin release in 2010, the design portrays the Australian Eastern Brown Snake, Australia's most venomous snakes.

The Box Jellyfish This coin release in 2011, the design portrays the Box Jellyfish.

The Funnel Web Spider This coin release in 2012, the design portrays Australian Funnel Web Spider, one of Australia's most venomous spiders.

Yellow Bellied Sea SnakeThis 2013 coin release portrays the Australian Yellow Bellied Sea Snake, one of Australia's most venomous snakes.

Spider Hunting ScorpionThis latest coin release in 2014, portrays the Australian Spider Eating Scorpion, one of Australia's most deadly insects.


Series Specifications

Mint: Perth Mint
Weight: 31.135 grams
Diameter: 40.60 mm
Edge: Reeded
Composition: .999 silver
Authorized Mintage: 5,000 Proof
Issued Date: 2006-2014
Mintmark: P


Further Coin Information

Information on this coin series can be found at the Perth Mint.