The Perth Mint releases a wide variety of collectible gold coin programs each year. Some coins are one-time releases while others are part of a multi-coin program. The Australian Stock Horse gold coins are an example of a multi-coin release the Perth Mint has produced in recent years. Right now, you can get the 2016 Proof Australian Stock Horse 5 oz Gold Coin online from Provident Metals.
The stock horse is a distinctive breed developed in Australian through the combined bloodline of various other breeds the British brought to the continent during the colonial era. Eventually, the Australian stock horse emerged as its own breed known for strength and stamina while working farms and ranches. The horse burst onto the international stage during World War I when ANZAC forces fighting for the Allied Powers used the stock horse in battle.
On the obverse, 2016 Proof Australian Stock Horse 5 oz Gold Coins feature the Ian Rank-Broadley design from 1998. It was originally designed for the Royal Mint of England and used on Australian coins beginning in 1999 as the fifth-generation effigy to appear on Australian currency. The right-profile portrait depicts the Queen wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara.
The reverse face of 2016 Proof Australian Stock Horse 5 oz Gold Coins includes the image of a powerful stock horse as it leaps over a fence on a farm in the Outback. The coin includes inscriptions of Australian Stock Horse at the top and 2016 5 oz 9999 Gold at the bottom. There is also a P mint mark from the Perth Mint.
The Perth Mint issued silver and gold bullion coins in the Australian Stock Horse Series from 2013 to 2017. The series included gold coins in 1 oz bullion, 1 oz proof, and 5 oz proof options. Proof coins in this collection debuted one date mark behind the bullion versions, with this 2016 Proof Australian Stock Horse design also used on the 2015 bullion Australian Stock Horse coins.
Proof Australian Stock Horse 5 oz Gold Coins ship to you with beautiful wooden presentation cases. Each coin comes with its own Certificate of Authenticity and has proof visuals hat include frosted elements and mirrored background fields.
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