Specimen Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1kg of 99.9% pure silver in specimen quality.
Golden Topaz Eye
The coin's reverse depicts a coloured image of a tiger lying on the ground with a golden topaz gemstone in its eye. As well as the inscription ‘Year of the Tiger’ and the Chinese character for ‘tiger’, the design also incorporates The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on its obverse.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 Gemstone Edition coins celebrating the 2010 Year of the Tiger.
Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, the coin is housed in a contemporary red and black display case and illustrated shipper.
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