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2020 Australian Wedge Tail Eagle 1 oz Silver Coin BU

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The wedge tail eagle is not just one of the most powerful aerial predators in the world today, it is also one of the most popular wildlife designs on Perth Mint coins as well. Introduced in 2014, the Australian Wedge Tail Eagle 1 oz Silver Coin has been a sellout in most of its release years, including the last two in a row in 2018 and 2019. Today, you have the opportunity to purchase 2020 Australian Wedge Tail Eagle 1 oz Silver Coins online from Provident Metals.

Highlights:

  • Arrives with an individual protective plastic capsule, a plastic tube of 20 coins, or a box of 100 coins!
  • 7th year of issue for the Australian Wedge Tail Eagle 1 oz silver coins!
  • Limited mintage of just 50,000 silver coins!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver in BU condition.
  • The face value of $1 (AUD) is backed by Australia.
  • On the obverse is a vision of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • The reverse depicts the wedge tail eagle in flight.

Wedge tail eagles are predominantly dark-colored and belong to the family of eagles known as booted eagles. One of 12 species in that group, the wedge tail is the largest bird of prey you will find on the Australian continent. The wedge tail is named for its wedge-shaped tail feathers and has a wingspan of up to 9ft 4in in width. This allows the wedge tail to soar as high as 5,900 feet in the air where it can glide for hours without a wingbeat.

Obverse

On the obverse face of the 2020 Australian Wedge Tail Eagle 1 oz Silver Coin is an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. This effigy of Her Majesty was developed by Jody Clark in 2015 for the Royal Mint of England and comes to the Perth Mint with modifications for Australian coinage. The British design does not include the Queens neck in full or her shoulders, a feature that makes its first appearance on Australian coins since 1966. The Queen is shown at the age of 89 in this design with the George IV State Diadem Crown.

Reverse

The reverse side of the 2020 Australian Wedge Tail Eagle 1 oz Silver Coin features a wedge tail eagle in flight. The powerful aerial predator is shown here with its talons extended as it hopes to swoop in silently on its prey. The wedge tail subsists on a wide variety of prey that includes rabbits, foxes, feral cats, wallabies, and even small kangaroos at times.

History

The Australian Wedge Tail Eagle 1 oz Silver coin debuted in 2014 with an image of the powerful bird from John Mercanti. That design was repeated in 2014, a fresh design debuted in 2016 and was repeated in 2017. However, the 2018, 2019, and these 2020 coins each have a unique image of the wedge tail.

Ordering

2020 Australian Wedge Tail Eagle Silver Coins are housed in capsules, mint tubes of 20, or boxes of 100 coins. All specimens are available in Brilliant Uncirculated condition.

How Does Free Shipping Work?

When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $99 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $99 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $99, a $3.99 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

When will my order ship?

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Will I need to sign for my package?

For those orders of $999.99 or less, there is no need to sign for your package. However, you may select the option to require a signature at delivery if you want. This can be chosen and paid for at checkout. All orders of $1000 or more require a signature to complete delivery.

What about International Orders?

Provident is only able to ship to addresses in any of the 50 US states. This includes P.O. boxes and APO addresses.

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Product Details

Year 2020
Mint Mark P - Perth Mint
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Perth Mint
Thickness 3.2 mm
Diameter 40.6 mm
Inner Pack 20
Outer Pack 100
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination $1 AUD
Country Australia
Designer (Obverse) Jody Clark
Designer (Reverse) John Mercanti
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Wedge Tail Eagle
Certificate of Authenticity No
Mintage 50,000
Capsule Size 40.6 mm
Packaging Plastic Capsule
Packaging Dimensions 1.792x1.792x0.255
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $99 Ship Free
Provident ID 2575476