Sunday, June 26, 2011

Deadly and Dangerous - Australia's Box Jellyfish 1oz Silver Proof Coin Perth Mint




Deadly and Dangerous - Australia's Box Jellyfish 1oz Silver Proof Coin Perth Mint

Never underestimate your chances of encountering these venomous villains, particularly during the wet season when they like to lurk near the coast. The toxins on their long, dangly tentacles can be so perilous that surviving the excruciating effects of a bad sting is considered a medical miracle!

Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver

The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.

Coloured Reverse Design

The coin’s reverse depicts a Box Jellyfish against a coloured background of coral reef and tropical fish. The inscription AUSTRALIA’S BOX JELLYFISH is included in the design.

Tuvalu Legal Tender

Issued as legal tender of Tuvalu, the coin depicts the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse and the monetary denomination.

Extremely Limited Mintage

No more than 5,000 of these coins will be released.

Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

The coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Stunning Illustrated Presentation Packaging

Each coin is housed in a high-gloss timber presentation case and shipper emblazoned with the warning ‘DANGER’.

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