The final release of The Land Down Under series pays homage to Australia’s enviable lifestyle. With particular emphasis placed on the country’s unspoilt coastline and pristine beaches, surfing is synonymous with the Australian way of life.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold
The Land Down Under – Surfing 2013-dated 1/4oz coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 99.99% pure gold in proof quality.
Stunning Reverse Design
The coin’s reverse depicts a female surfer riding an ocean wave. The inscription THE LAND DOWN UNDER and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark also appear 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, the year-date and the monetary denomination.
Contemporary Australian Map-Shaped Display Case and Numbered Certificate
The coin is housed in a clear, contemporary, Australian map-shaped latex case which displays both sides of the coin. The case is packaged within a beautifully illustrated shipper and comes accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Extremely Limited Mintage
The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,000 of The Land Down Under – Surfing 2013 1/4oz Gold Proof Coins.
Australia is a continent rich in history, cultural diversity and unique habitats. The Perth Mint is pleased to announce the fourth and final designs of the 2013 series aptly titled, The Land Down Under.
Australia’s coastline boasts some of the longest, most beautiful and unspoilt beaches in the world. This precious marine heritage provides food, industry, extraordinary natural diversity, biological richness and recreation.
Previous Releases: Sydney Opera House, Didgeridoo, Captain Cook