2019 $5 1oz Ni Plated Selectively Gold Plated Fine Silver Proof Coin - Extinct Australian Animals - Lesser Bilby
2019 $5 1oz Ni Plated Selectively Gold Plated Fine Silver Proof Coin - Extinct Australian Animals - Lesser Bilby The Royal Australian Mint remembers Australia’s vanished fauna with this exquisite 2019 $5 Fine Silver Frosted Uncirculated Coin dedicated to the extinct lesser bilby. A tenacious little carnivore, the lesser bilby inhabited some of Australia’s most arid deserts. The lesser bilby in its desert environment is shown on the obverse of this black nickel and selective gold plated coin. A magnificent memorial to this lovely but obdurate desert dweller.
The second coin in the series Echos of Australian Fauna
Displayed in a presentation case with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity
Australian legal tender coin
The passing of the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act empowered the Government to make laws with respect to currency, coinage and legal tender. The Coinage Act 1909 put in place the first steps for an Australian coinage. Thus began the journey towards a mint owned by the Commonwealth and ind...Find Out More
|Year of Issue||2019|
|Mint||Royal Australian Mint|