Sunday, April 15, 2012

Famous Battles in Australian History – Long Tan 2012 1oz Silver Proof Coin Perth Mint Australia

  • Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
  • Long Tan Reverse Design
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Limited Mintage – 5,000
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
  • Final Coin in the Series

Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver

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

Long Tan Reverse Design

The coin’s reverse depicts an Australian soldier wearing Vietnam War jungle kit.  The background incorporates a printed historical image of soldiers at Long Tan, and the inscription LONG TAN 1966.  The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark is also incorporated into the design.

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 and the monetary denomination.

Limited Mintage

No more than 5,000 of these coins will be issued by The Perth Mint.

Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

The coin is issued with a specially designed numbered Certificate of Authenticity which features photographs and a history of the battle.

Presentation Packaging

The coin is presented in a prestigious display case and themed shipper.

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