2013 Australian $1 Megafauna Series 1oz Procoptodon Silver Proof Coin-Tax Exempt
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This remarkable new series explores Australia's history to discover the larger than life animals that once roamed our land, with the first release featuring the Procoptodon.
Peter Trusler is a world renowned freelance artist and zoological science graduate from Monash University, Melbourne.
Trusler holds a special interest in biological illustration and is a founding member of the Wildlife Art Society of Australasia. His work is highly regarded and has been published around the world, in print media, books, medical and scientific journals, posters and stamps. Collections of his work are held in both national and international archives, most notably, the Australia Post Philatelic Collection, Melbourne; Museum Victoria, Melbourne; and the National Geographic Society Collection, Washington.
Each coin's reverse depicts a Procoptodon set against a coloured background. The inscription PROCOPTODON, the coin's weight and fineness, and The Perth Mint's 'P' mintmark are also incorporated into the design.
Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
Each coin is individually presented in a classic grey display case and comes housed within an illustrated shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.