Saturday, July 7, 2012

Deadly and Dangerous - Funnel Web Spider 2012 1oz Silver Proof Coin Perth Mint Australia

  • Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
  • Coloured Reverse Design
  • Extremely Limited Mintage – 5,000
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
  • Stunning Illustrated Presentation Packaging
  • Seventh Coin in the Series
If there’s one spider you really don’t want to meet it’s the Funnel Web Spider.  Considered one of the world’s most deadly spiders, one sight of this big black baddie will evoke fear in even the bravest of souls.

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 deadly Funnel Web Spider against a coloured background of its web and leaves.  The inscription AUSTRALIA’S FUNNEL WEB SPIDER is included in the design.

Tuvalu Legal Tender

Issued as legal tender of Tuvalu, the coin depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley 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

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


Silver Content (Troy oz) 1
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 1
Fineness (% purity) 99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.135
Maximum Diameter (mm) 40.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 4.00