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2019 Australian Shipwreck Batavia 1 oz Silver Coin BU

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The Royal Australian Mint rolled out a new triangular-shaped bullion coin series in 2019. The collection is set to feature four designs and catalog some of the most famous shipwrecks to occur off the coast of Australia. In the first design, the story of the Batavia comes front and center. Provident Metals now offers 2019 Australian Shipwreck Batavia 1 oz Silver Coins are available to purchase online.


  • Arrives with a protective triangular-shaped capsule!
  • 1st release in the 4-coin Shipwreck Series at the Royal Australian Mint!
  • Limited mintage of just 20,000 silver coins!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver in BU condition.
  • Issued a face value of $1 (AUD) by the government of Australia.
  • The obverse includes the image of Queen Elizabeth II and the survivors of the Batavia struggling to get ashore.
  • On the reverse face is the Batavia in its original state sailing the high seas.

With your purchase of 2019 Australian Shipwreck Batavia 1 oz Silver Coin, you receive your coins individually packaged inside of protective plastic capsules. These arent just any capsules though. Each one was specially designed for the Royal Australian Mint to use with the triangular bullion coins in the Shipwreck Series. Each coin is available in Brilliant Uncirculated condition.


The obverse side of the 2019 Australian Shipwreck Batavia 1 oz Silver Coin includes an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II at the top of the coins design field. This is the right-profile portrait of Her Majesty created by Jody Clark and debuting widely on Australian coins in 2019. The Queen wears the George IV State Diadem Crown on her head. Below her effigy, the sad aftermath of the Batavias sinking plays out as survivors struggle against each other to live.


On the reverse of 2019 Australian Shipwreck Batavia Silver Coins is a nautical design border with Batavia sailing in the middle of the design. The inscriptions of the coins weight, purity, and metal content are upside down on this coin when you view the ship upright. Flip the coin to read the inscriptions and you will find the Batavia as it was when it met its fate, upside down on the bottom of the sea.


The Batavia was built in Amsterdam in 1628 for the Dutch East Indies Company. On its maiden voyage, the ship left Amsterdam for the Dutch East Indies colonial capital city of the same name, Batavia, in Indonesia. As it rounded the Cape of Good Hope in southern Africa and stopped for supplies, a mutiny took place and the ship was rerouted with its cargo, crew, and passengers to Australia. It struck a reef off the coast of Western Australia and sunk. The mutineers battled amidst themselves during the aftermath with 110 men, women, and children dying.


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Product Details

Year 2019
Mint Mark Not Shown
Metals Purity .999
Producer Royal Australian Mint
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination $1 AUD
Country Australia
Edge Style Smooth
Product Series Australian Shipwreck
Certificate of Authenticity No
Mintage 20,000
Packaging Plastic Capsule
Packaging Dimensions 2x2x0.4
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2575418