In 2014, the Perth Mint released a brand new 1oz silver bullion coin - the Crocodile. This was the first coin in a planned new series from the Perth Mint. The Perth Mint stopped minting the coins in 2015. They were instead replaced with the new Kangaroo series.
This coin comes loose and you can add a 41mm capsule and gift wrapping to your order in the basket.
The coin features the Australian Saltwater Crocodile, which is the largest reptile in the world (in terms of body mass). The Saltwater Crocodile can be found in northern Australia, Southeast Asia and the east coast of India. They can weigh over 1,000 kilograms and some males can reach up to 7 metres in length, whilst females generally reach 4 metres. They not only inhabit saltwater, but also fresh, brackish and saline water in ponds, swamps, lakes, creeks, streams, rivers, billabongs and the ocean. The crocodile propels itself through water at a surprising speed, making it a formidable and dangerous animal. It is an opportunistic predator and kills almost any animal that enters its territory. They are the most dangerous species of crocodiles to humans, due to their size.
Unlike other bullion Perth Mint coins, the Crocodiles do not come in capsules. Our price reflects this, making them our cheapest Australian 1oz Silver coins. They are supplied to us in protective tubes; order in multiples of 25 and receive a free storage tube to protect your coins. If you do order fewer coins, they will be supplied loose.
The problem we have found when packaging the tubes, is that there is a gap at the top, meaning the coins rattle around inside. We don't like sending items through the post like this, so we open the tubes in order to secure the coins and stop the rattling. We have spoken to the Perth Mint about the problem with the tubes and we will update this page when we have more information.
If you do not want us to open the tubes and would like them still sealed with the Perth Mint’s tamper evident security seal, then please phone us when placing your order. If you purchase in quantities of 500 then we can provide the coins in a sealed 'monster' box.
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The obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
The reverse features a large Saltwater Crocodile displaying its sharp teeth. The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark can be found underneath the crocodile.
|Fineness||9999 Fine Silver|
|Actual Silver Weight||1 Troy oz|
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Reverse Designer||Natasha Muhl|
|Quantity||Premium||Total (Inc. VAT)||Total|
Price Per Item:
£16.96 (Exc. VAT)
£20.35 (Inc. VAT)
Price Per Item:
£16.87 (Exc. VAT)
£20.24 (Inc. VAT)
Price Per Item:
£16.76 (Exc. VAT)
£20.11 (Inc. VAT)
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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 gold 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.
Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.
All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out.
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.
Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.
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We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows
Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.
Within the UK and BFPO - Next day fully insured and tracked. Delivery starts from £9.
International - Royal Mail International Signed / Royal Mail International Tracked / Royal Mail International Tracked and Signed For. Items sent via this method will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £15.
Orders under £60
Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.
International - Royal Mail International Standard. Your order will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £6.
If you wish to have your order sent by an alternative method (e.g., Saturday Guaranteed) please contact +44 1253 343 081 for more information. Please note, we will not dispatch high value orders over a bank holiday weekend.
For international delivery, please check with your local customs office for more information on custom duty and taxes.
We offer fully insured delivery on all special delivery options. We do need to pass on the cost of this insurance as it soon adds up shipping high value gold and silver products.
Orders < £1000 there is no additional fee
Orders > £1000 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1000 we apply a £1 fee.
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