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Tuvalu 2017 – 1$ Australia’s Remarkable Reptiles Saltwater Crocodile “5” – 1oz Silver Proof Coin

Perth Mint Silver commemorative coin

  The fifth coin in Australia’s Remarkable Reptiles series

  Features Saltwater Crocodile struck to Proof quality

  Contains 1oz 99.9% pure silver

  Limited mintage of 5.000 pieces worldwide

  An elegant etui and certificate of authenticity included



Do you remember the collection „Incredible reptiles of Australia” from Tuvalu? The series, which was so highly appreciated by the numismatists from all over the world, comes back in style. Another edition – this time with an image of a saltwater crocodile. Let’s say it out loud – the manufacturers managed to depict the animal ‘s character really convincingly!

Silver and a crocodile

Each of the five thousand coins was issued with one ounce of pure silver of 999 fineness. Browsing through the photos, you surely notice a sharp contrast between the silver surface of the coin and the colour of the crocodile’s image. Yes, the colours are vivid  and long-lasting and the coin itself attracts the attention in a trice.
I attach to the set a certificate confirming authenticity of the new unit. The coin, just like the other ones from Tuvalu, can be kept in an attached, exclusive case.
The fact that the coin is issued in Perth Mint proves the quality of our newest proposal. The ugly crocodile is accompanied by Queen Elisabeth the Second. You can invest in coin collecting or make a gift to a real lover of oceanic fauna.

In the series of Australia’s Remarkable Reptiles you can find:

  Tuvalu 2013 – Australia’s Remarkable Reptiles – Frilled Neck Lizard

  Tuvalu 2014 – Australia’s Remarkable Reptiles – Thorny Devil

  Tuvalu 2015 – Australia’s Remarkable Reptiles – Blue Tongue Lizard

  Tuvalu 2016 – Australia’s Remarkable Reptiles – Australian Goanna

  Tuvalu 2017 – Australia’s Remarkable Reptiles – Saltwater Crocodile

Special features:

  The fifth release in the “Remarkable Reptiles” series minted by Perth Mint

  The coin features a coloured Australian Saltwater Crocodile against a shiny surface of the water

  The obverse depicts the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

  1$ coin was issued as legal tender in Tuvalu

  The coin contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver struck to proof quality

  Limited mintage of 5.000 coins worldwide

  Each coin is delivered in an elegant display case decorated with black fabric. Every box includes a numbered certificate of authenticity

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