The Southern Cassowary is a large flightless black bird found in far north-east Queensland, New Guinea and surrounding islands. This is the sixth coin in the Endangered and Extinct Series.
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
Each coin is struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
Beautiful Coloured Design
The coin’s reverse features a coloured Southern Cassowary with a chick in the rainforest. The design includes the inscription SOUTHERN CASSOWARY.
Tuvalu Legal Tender
The coin is issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu. The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination, the 2016 year-date and the coin’s weight and fineness appear on its obverse.
No more than 5,000 of the Endangered and Extinct – Southern Cassowary 2016 1oz Silver Proof Coin will be released.
Illustrated Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate
Each coin is housed in a presentation case with a stylised shipper featuring stunning imagery, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.