Celebrate some of the world’s most fascinating prehistoric creatures with the Perth Mint’s 2013-2014 Silver Proof Australian Megafauna 5-Coin Set.
Composed of .999 pure silver, each coin has been graded PF70 by the NGC — making it a flawless addition to your investment portfolio.
The set includes all five coins in the 2013-2014 Australian Megafauna Series:
Remember the giant beasts of Australia’s ancient past. Order an NGC PF70 Silver Proof Australian Megafauna 5-Coin Set from Provident Metals today. The Australian Megafauna Designs
The reverse of each coin in the series features a colorized depiction of the animal highlighted, along with inscriptions of its name, 1 OZ 999 SILVER, and the Perth mintmark, P.
The obverse includes Ian-Rank Broadley’s portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, along with the coin’s year and denomination.
PF70 on the Sheldon Grading Scale
Invented by American psychologist and numismatist William Herbert Sheldon, Jr (1898-1977), the Sheldon Coin Grading Scale is a 70-point system used to determine the quality of a coin. Reputable grading organizations — including the NGC — use the Sheldon Scale to assess a coin’s condition.
PF70 denotes a proof coin in perfect condition. It has maintained its original luster, and there are no signs of handling, scratches or wear of any kind. The coin has a flawless appearance — and very few coins exist in this condition.
About the NGC
The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation made its debut in 1987, as the need for standardized coin grading grew increasingly important. Since that time, the Florida-based organization has worked tirelessly to elevate coin grading standards across the globe.
The third-party grading service is the largest in the world, and it has assessed more than 27 million coins since its inception. As the official coin grading service of the American Numismatic Association, the NGC encapsulates each certified coin in a sonically-sealed holder made of inert materials, protecting each one for future generations.
About the Perth Mint
The Perth Mint was founded in 1899 after gold was discovered in local Australian deposits. The newly-established mint struck gold and silver sovereigns until Great Britain abandoned the gold standard in 1931.
The mint remained under British ownership until July of 1970, when it ceded to the state government of Western Australia. Today, the Perth Mint produces nearly all of the nation’s legal tender bullion coins in its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.
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|Metals Purity||.999 Fine Silver|
|Certificate of Authenticity||NGC|
|Product Series||Perth Australian Megafauna|