This palladium coin was issued from 1995 to 1998 by the Australian mint "The Perth Mint". The series appeared with an annually changing motif of the famous Australian ratite in its natural environment. Along with the koala and the kangaroo, the great emu is probably one of the best known representatives of the Australian animal world. The flightless bird is the only surviving species of emus and the second largest ratite in the world after the African ostrich. Due to the limited mintage of only 5,000 per year, these coins are therefore highly sought after by investors and collectors.
Interesting facts about the 1 oz palladium coin Emu
This coin has a weight of 31.1 g and was minted with a fineness of 999.5 / 1,000 by the Perth Mint. The coin has a fluted edge, a thickness of about 4 mm and the diameter is 36.1 mm. The face value of this palladium coin is 40 dollars. Theactual value of the coin is based on the current palladium price and is therefore considerably higher than the face value.
Motif side and value side of the Australian Emu Palladium Coin
The motif side of the Emu Palladium Coin shows two emus in the Australian outback. The emu on the right is slightly smaller than the one on the left and it looks as if a young animal is walking with its parent animal through the Australian wilderness. Framing the coin is the name "THE AUSTRALIAN EMU", with the fine weight "1 OZ.", the fineness "9995 PALLADIUM" and the year of mintage.
The value side of the palladium coin Emu features the portrait of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II. from a design by artist Jody Clark. Queen Elizabeth. The British Queen is also the Queen of Australia and adorns the value side of all Perth Mint coins. The circumferential inscription in the optically contrasting edge area states the name "ELIZABETH II", the issuing country "AUSTRALIA" as well as the face value of the palladium coin "40 DOLLARS".
The selection of individual vintages and motifs is randomly based on availability at the time you purchase the coin. Unfortunately, we cannot consider special requests regarding motifs and vintages.
Individually packaged, you will receive the palladium coin in a coin capsule of the Perth Mint, which optimally protects the coin from scratches, dirt or other damage.
|Country of origin:
|good to very good condition
|1 oz (31.10 g)
|999,5 / 1000
|analog individual packaging
Historical prices to 1 Ounce Palladium Emu various vintages (differential taxed)