Dame Nellie Melba (1861 - 1931) 1oz Silver Proof Coin

  • Dame Nellie Melba (1861 - 1931) 1oz Silver Proof Coin
  • Dame Nellie Melba (1861 - 1931) 1oz Silver Proof Coin
  • Dame Nellie Melba (1861 - 1931) 1oz Silver Proof Coin
  • Dame Nellie Melba (1861 - 1931) 1oz Silver Proof Coin
  • Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
  • Reverse Design with Stunning Coloured Portrait
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Extremely Limited Mintage – 5,000
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
  • Presentation Packaging
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Dame Nellie Melba (1861 - 1931) 1oz Silver Proof Coin 11Q47AAA AUS $ 94.55
US$ 75.23
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Product Information

 

This outstanding release celebrates the life of famed Australian diva, Dame Nellie Melba. 

Dame Nellie Melba was an opera soprano who became one of the most famous vocalists of her age.  She was Australia’s first international singing star and was among the first international artists to perform in radio broadcasts.

Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver

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

Reverse Design with Stunning Coloured Portrait

The coin's reverse depicts a coloured portrait of Dame Nellie Melba and includes the rhododendron flower, her personal emblem, and musical notes.  The inscription DAME NELLIE MELBA 1861 – 1931 and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark are also featured in 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.

Extremely Limited Mintage

The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of these coins.

Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Presentation Packaging

Each coin is housed in a classic display case in a beautifully designed illustrated shipper.

Technical Specifications

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
Designer Aleysha Howarth

 

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