2019 2oz Silver Antiqued Coin - 100th Anniversary of the First Flight England to Australia
This exciting new coin celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first flight from England to Australia.
The first flight from England to Australia touched down in Darwin on 10 December, 1919. Piloting an open air cockpit Vickers ‘Vimy’ aircraft, Captain Ross Smith, Lieutenant Keith Smith and Sergeants Wally Shiers and
James Bennett made the 17,910 kilometre flight in 28 days.
The amazing feat in long-distance aviation was the catalyst to develop domestic air routes across northern Australia.
This unique design depicts a map with the flight’s route marked above an illustration of a mountainous landscape. In the foreground is a representation of the Vickers aircraft. The centre of the coin features a propeller inset. The design includes The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark and the inscription ‘CENTENARY OF FIRST FLIGHT’ and ‘ENGLAND TO AUSTRALIA’.
Struck by The Perth Mint from 2oz of 99.99% pure silver and limited to only 2,000 coins worldwide!
The coin is housed in a classic display case with a clear lid. Packaged with an illustrated shipper, each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first flight from England to Australia
Unique design features a propeller inset
Limited to just 2,000 coins worldwide
Australian legal tender