Australian Sea Life - Lionfish

Australia 2009 - 50ct - Australian Sea Life - Lionfish - 1/2oz LIMITED Silver Coin

Only 10.000 of these special coins were issued by Perth Mint!
This silver proof coin is dedicated to Australian sea life.
$104.13

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Country Australia
Year 2009
Face Value currency Dollar
Face Value number 0,5
Metal Silver
Fineness 999/1000
Weight 1/2oz - 15,55g
Diameter 36,6 mm
Thickness 2,3 mm
Mintage 10000
Quality Proof
Certificate of authenticity yes
Presentation Case no
Price $104.13
Coin Story

Pterois is a genus of venomous marine fish, commonly known as lionfish, native to the Indo-Pacific. Pterois, also called zebrafish, firefish, turkeyfish or butterfly-cod, is characterized by conspicuous warning coloration with red, white, creamy, or black bands, showy pectoral fins, and venomous spiky fin rays. Pterois radiata, Pterois volitans, and Pterois miles are the most commonly studied species in the genus. Pterois species are popular aquarium fish. P. volitans and P. miles are a recent and significant invasive species in the west Atlantic and Caribbean Sea.

Reverse Design

The coin’s reverse captures a lionfish in full color. You will also find the The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark as well as the name of the fish and the series "Australian Sea Life - The Reef" on this side of the coin.

Obverse Design

The obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and denomination of the coin.

Packaging

TheAustralian Sea Life - Lionfish comes encapsuled with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

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