Australian Sea Life - Sea Horse

Australia 2010 - 50ct - Australian Sea Life - Sea Horse - 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.
$115.83

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Country Australia
Year 2010
Face Value currency Dollar
Face Value number 0,5
Metal Silver
Fineness 999/1000
Weight 1oz - 31,1g
Diameter 36,6 mm
Thickness 2,3 mm
Mintage 10000
Quality Proof
Certificate of authenticity yes
Presentation Case yes
Price $115.83
Coin Story

Seahorse is the name given to 54 species of small marine fishes in the genus Hippocampus. "Hippocampus" comes from the Ancient Greek hippos meaning "horse" and kampos meaning "sea monster". Having a head and neck suggestive of a horse, seahorses also feature segmented bony armour, an upright posture and a curled prehensile tail.

Reverse Design

The coin’s reverse captures a bright yellow sea horse 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

The Australian Sea Life - Sea Horse coin is housed in a presentation display case and superbly illustrated shipper along with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

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