2018 $5 1oz Coloured Proof Coin - The Earth and Beyond Series - Earth

Author: My Collectables   Date Posted:3 April 2018 

Our extraordinary planet, the Earth, is a beautiful pale blue planet shimmering in space. As the only planet in the universe currently known to harbour life, the Earth is at once fragile and wonderfully resilient.

 Celebrating the third planet from the Sun, for the first time the Royal Australian Mint has applied colour on the convex surface of a coin!

FEATURES AND DESIGN
• Coin’s reverse, coloured for the first time on the convex surface, features the Earth as seen from space, including the continent of Australia
• The first coin in the three coin series The Earth and Beyond
• Coin’s obverse features Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II effigy sculpted by Ian RankBroadley, surrounded by the planets of our Solar System designed by A. Baggio
• Displayed in a beautiful presentation case with numbered Certificate of Authenticity
• Australian legal tender coin


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