Australian Bush Babies II - Platypus 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin

  • Australian Bush Babies II - Platypus 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin
  • Australian Bush Babies II - Platypus 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin
  • Australian Bush Babies II - Platypus 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin
  • Australian Bush Babies II - Platypus 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin

Buy the Australian Bush Babies II – Platypus 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin at The Perth Mint, featuring:

  • Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Stunning Reverse Design
  • Beautiful Packaging and Numbered Certificate
  • Limited Mintage – 10,000
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Australian Bush Babies II - Platypus 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin 13S89AAA AUS $ 57.73
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Inspired by Australia’s iconic animals, the forth release in the delightful Australian Bush Babies II series captures a beautiful baby platypus. 

Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver

The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1/2oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.

Australian Legal Tender

Issued as Australian legal tender, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the year-date and the monetary denomination.

Stunning Reverse Design

The coin’s reverse depicts the uniqueness and charm of a beautiful baby platypus in vibrant colour.  As well as The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark, the design features a friendly Australian insect and delicately frosted representations of Australian bush flowers.

Beautiful Packaging and Numbered Certificate

Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, the coin is housed in a classic display case within a box-shipper portraying stunning imagery.

Limited Mintage

The Perth Mint will release no more than 10,000 Australian Bush Babies II - Platypus 2013 1/2oz Silver Proof Coins.

Technical Specifications

Silver Content (Troy oz) 0.50
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 0.50
Fineness (% purity) 99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 15.591
Maximum Diameter (mm) 36.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 2.30
Maximum Mintage 10,000

The fourth release in this cute series depicts a baby platypus.

Platypuses can be found living in the swamps, lakes and rivers of eastern Australia and Tasmania.  An excellent swimmer, the platypus spends most of its time hunting for food underwater.  Primarily nocturnal, the aquatic animal is often seen during the hours of early morning and late evening.

Previous Releases: Kookaburra, Possum, Echidna

Forthcoming Release: Wombat

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