This 2009 Australian Gold Proof Sovereign was issued by the Perth Mint who are reknown for their superb production quality.
The reverse of the coin features The Australian Commonwealth Coat of Arms. Struck in 22 carat gold to a proof finish this coin comes in a wooden presentation box with a certificate of authentication. Mintage is limited to 2,500.
In 2009, the Perth Mint started issuing an annual proof sovereign to a low mintage. They had issued a 2005 proof sovereign which commemorated the 150th Anniversary of the First Australian Sovereign which was well received by investors and coin collectors all over the world.
The obverse bears the fourth definitive coin portrait of Elizabeth II by Ian Rank-Broadley with the inscription ELIZABETH II · AUSTRALIA 2009 · 25 DOLLARS
The reverse features The Australian Commonwealth Coat of Arms with the inscription AUSTRALIA and SOVEREIGN. The Crest of the Arms, including a seven-pointed Star, which is supported by a kangaroo and an emu. The Coat of Arms appears on a background of golden wattle, Australia's national floral emblem, and a scroll with the word Australia. The P mint mark to the right of the design shows that the coin was issued by the Perth Mint.
|Alloy||22 carat gold|
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Actual Gold Weight||0.2354 Troy oz|
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Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.
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If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes, therefore some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.
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