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SNUGGLEPOT & CUDDLEPIE 2016 1/2OZ SILVER PROOF COIN

$ 66.00

SNUGGLEPOT & CUDDLEPIE 2016 1/2OZ SILVER PROOF COIN

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Description

Price Includes GST for Australian Clients

Originally published in 1918, May Gibbs’ Tales of Snugglepot & Cuddlepie™ went on to become a much-loved Australian children’s classic. Her creation of a fantasy world within the Australian bush, using creatures and images that were well-recognised and found right across the country, has fascinated generations of Australians for decades.

PROOF QUALITY 99.9% PURE SILVER

The coin is struck from 1/2oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.

ORIGINAL MAY GIBBS DESIGN

The coin’s reverse depicts a colour image of Snugglepot and Cuddlepie™ sitting on a tree branch, surrounded by gumnuts and gum leaves. The design includes the inscription ‘May Gibbs Snugglepot & Cuddlepie™’, and 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, the monetary denomination, and the 2016 year-date on the obverse.

LIMITED MINTAGE

The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of the 2016 Snugglepot & Cuddlepie™1/2oz Silver Proof Coin.

STUNNING ILLUSTRATED GIFT CARD PACKAGING AND NUMBERED CERTIFICATE

The coin is housed in an elaborate themed gift card, with room to write the baby’s details, a family tree and a place to house a photograph.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Silver Content (Troy oz) 0.50
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 0.50
Fineness (% purity) 99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 15.591
Maximum Diameter (mm) 32.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 3.10
Maximum Mintage 5,000
Designer Ing Ing Jong

Additional information

Weight 0.50 oz