Deadly and Dangerous - Eastern Brown Snake

Tuvalu 2010 - $1 - Deadly and Dangerous - Eastern Brown Snake - 1oz LIMITED Silver Coin

Only 5.000 of these special coins were issued by Perth Mint!
This silver proof coin is dedicated to deadly and dangerous animals.

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Country Tuvalu
Year 2010
Face Value currency Dollar
Face Value number 1
Metal Silver
Fineness 999/1000
Weight 1oz - 31,1g
Diameter 40,6 mm
Thickness 4 mm
Mintage 5000
Quality Proof
Certificate of authenticity yes
Presentation Case yes
Price $209.43
Coin Story

The eastern brown snake, often referred to as the common brown snake, is a species of venomous elapid snake of the genus Pseudonaja. This snake is considered the world's second most venomous land snake based on its LD50 value (SC) in mice. It is native to Australia, Papua New Guinea, and Indonesia.

Reverse Design

The coin’s reverse depicts a spectacular coloured image of an Eastern Brown Snake. With its head high and neck in an ‘S’ shape, the agitated animal is ready to strike.

Obverse Design

Issued as legal tender of Tuvalu, the coin depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse and the monetary denomination.


The Deadly and Dangerous - Eastern Brown Snake silver coin in a high-gloss timber presentation case and shipper emblazoned with the warning ‘DANGER’. It also comes with a Certificate of Authenticity.

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