2014 $1 Fine Silver Proof C Mintmark Coin - A Voyage to Terra Australis



2014 $1 Fine Silver Proof ‘C’ Mintmark Coin - A Voyage to Terra Australis

Each year the Royal Australian Mint seeks to introduce a unique, eye-catching, and engaging theme as a figurehead for its gallery press and mintmark collection.

In 2014, the Mint has selected the 1814 publication of Matthew Flinders’ historic journal, A Voyage to Terra Australis, as the inspiration for the 2014 releases in this much loved series.

Through his journal, Matthew Flinders recorded his journeys aboard HMAS Investigator and other vessels – including the first ever successful circumnavigation of the continent of Australia; a recount of the wreckage of the Porpoise; and a diary of his six-and-a-half years as a prisoner on the Isle de France (today’s Mauritius).

* Australian legal tender
* 99.9% Fine Silver
* Limited mintage of 12 500
* Individually numbered Certificate of Authenticity

The coin is presented in a capsule and housed in a leatherette presentation case and printed outer box.