The world renowned Perth Mint in Australia has released this new coin continuing their theme of featuring some of Australia's deadliest creatures. Australia has more than 40 species of funnel-web spiders, which is considered one of the world's deadliest spiders, both in terms of clinical cases and toxicity of it's venom. The funnel-web has fangs longer than some snakes, and they are powerful enough to bite through a human toenail.
The obverse of the coin features the Ian-Rank Broadley effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the words "Elizabeth II Australia 1 Dollar" and the artist's initials.
The reverse features an overhead view of a funnel-web spider with it's long legs, hairy body and large fangs. It is surrounded by the words "Australian Funnel-Web Spider 2015 1 oz 999 Silver" and the traditional Perth Mint "P" mintmark.
These beautiful one ounce 999 pure silver coins are limited to a world wide mintage of only one million and are sure to sell out fast.
In multiples of 25 these coins will be shipped in a plastic tube. In multiples of 500 these coins will be shipped in a monster box.
|Ian Rank-Broadley (obverse)|
|Ian Rank-Broadley Effigy of Queen Elizabeth II encircled by the words "'Elizabeth II Australia 2015 1 Dollar" and the artists initials|
|Overhead view of a funnel-web spider, the Perth mintmark and the words "Australian Funnel-Web Spider 2015 1 oz 999 Silver"|