Australian Sealife Series II

This is the second series of silver proof coins to feature the Australian Sealife series, struck from ½oz of .999 pure silver in proof quality, these dramatic coins allows you to come face to face with some of Australia's reef dwelling animals. Each coin in the series is limited to 10,000 coins and is housed in a black presentation case, a series of five coin will be released these are the Hawksbill Turtle, Starfish, Surgeonfish, Octopus, Manta Ray. The obverse of the coin carries the Ian Rank Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The Perth Mintemploys its own proprietary colorization technology in which the color is actually sealed on the coin. each coin is housed in a display case with a stunningly illustrated coral reef shipper,  and each shipper joins with other shippers in the series to create a superbly illustrated underwater scene. An individually numbered certificate of authenticity is included.

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Australian Sealife II Series 2011-Present


Hawssbill Turtle Proof Coin

Hawksbill Turtle

The Perth Mints Hawksbill Turtle from the Australian Sea Life II series, a proof silver coin released as an ½ ounce .999 silver coin. Released in 2011 and the first in the series no more than 10,000 of these coins have been minted.



Starfish Silver Proof Coin

Starfish

The Perth Mints Starfish from the Australian Sea Life II series, a proof silver coin released as an ½ ounce .999 silver coin. Released in 2011 and the second in the series no more than 10,000 of these coins have been minted.



Surgeonfish Silver Proof Coin

Surgeonfish

The Perth Mints Surgeonfish from the Australian Sea Life II series, a proof silver coin released as an ½ ounce .999 silver coin. Released in 2012 and the third in the series no more than 10,000 of these coins have been minted.




octopus Silver Proof Coin

Octopus

The Perth Mints Octopus from the Australian Sea Life II series, a proof silver coin released as an ½ ounce .999 silver coin. Released in 2012 and the fouth in the series no more than 10,000 of these coins have been minted.




Manta Ray Silver Proof Coin

Manta Ray

The Perth Mints Manta Ray from the Australian Sea Life II series, a proof silver coin released as an ½ ounce .999 silver coin. Released in 2012 and the fifth in the series no more than 10,000 of these coins have been minted.

 

 

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Series Specifications 2011

Mint: Perth Mint
Weight: 15.573 grams
Diameter: 36.60 mm
Composition: .999 silver
Issued Date: 2011

 

Further Coin Information

More information on this release can be found at the Perth Mint.