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2022 Australian Wedge Tail Eagle 1 oz Silver Coin BU

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Perth Mint is known for its array of wildlife-themed coin programs that focus on the many, diverse animal species that inhabit the Australian continent. From marsupials like the kangaroo, koala, and wombat, to aerial creatures like the kookaburra and wedge tail eagle, the regions impressive wildlife is on display each year on Australian coinage from Perth Mint. Today, you have the chance to purchase 2022 Australian Wedge Tail Eagle 1 oz Silver Coins online from Provident Metals.


  • Arrives with an individual plastic capsule, a roll of 20 coins, or a box of 100 silver coins!
  • 9th release in the Australian Wedge Tail Eagle Silver Series!
  • Limited mintage of just 50,000 silver coins!
  • Now sold out at the mint!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver in BU condition.
  • The face value of $1 (AUD) is backed by the Commonwealth of Australia.
  • On the obverse is an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • The reverse side features the image of a wedge tail eagle.

The Australian Wedge Tail Eagle Series features designs on the reverse from artist and coin engraver John Mercanti. His long, storied career at the United States Mint culminated in his elevation to the position of Chief Engraver of the United States Mint in 2006. He served as the mints 12th Chief Engraver from 2006 to 2010 when he retired. His designs included repeat images on the 2014 and 2015 coins, as well as a fresh design in 2016 that repeated in 2017. Since 2018, the reverse field has had a distinct, new design each year.


On the obverse side of 2022 Australian Wedge Tail Eagle 1 oz Silver Coins is an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty is shown here in right-profile relief at the age of 89 wearing the George IV State Diadem Crown. The Queens portrait featured here was originally created for the Royal Mint in 2015 by Jody Clark and first featured on Australian coins in 2018. The inscriptions on this side read ELIZABETH II, AUSTRALIA, and 1 DOLLAR.


The reverse field of the 2022 Australian Wedge Tail Eagle Silver Coin features an image of the wedge tail eagle. This close-up visual of the head of the predator shows off the size and power of its massive beak. The design is one of the first in the series to focus so closely on an individual feature of the bird. The inscriptions include AUSTRALIAN WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE, the P mint mark of Perth Mint, and 2022 1 OZ 9999 SILVER.


Australian Wedge Tail Eagles have sold out their limited mintages in all previous years. The coins were initially available from 2014 to 2017 with .999 pure silver content, and elevated to .9999 pure silver content in 2018.


2022 Australian Wedge Tail Eagle 1 oz Silver Coins come in BU condition with individual capsules. The coins also come in rolls of 20 coins or boxes of 100 coins that have 5 individual 20-coin tubes inside.

Please contact Provident Metals with questions. You can call us at 800-313-3315, chat with us live online, or email us directly.

How Does Free Shipping Work?

When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $9.95 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

When will my order ship?

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All orders of $199 or more that are eligible for free shipping are, by default, shipped via a carrier of our choice (USPS or UPS). Depending on the contents and size of your purchase, you may be able to upgrade to a specific carrier during checkout.

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 2022
Mint Mark P - Perth Mint
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Perth Mint
Thickness 3.5 mm
Diameter 40.9 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
Capsule Size 40.9 mm
Packaging Plastic Capsule
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Mintage 50,000
Packaging Dimensions 1.8 x 1.8 x 0.3
Provident ID 3882999