The Gold Coast - 2007 1oz Silver Coin is one of the Perth Mint in Australia's first issues for 2007.
The Discover Australia is a magnificent collector coin program from the historic Perth Mint. And is being release during 2006 and 2008. The program comprises pure gold, silver and platinum proof coins depicting Australia's amazing fauna, landmarks and flora.
This particular coin, as part of the series, depicts Queensland's Gold Coast on the reverse.
The long white beaches just an hour south of Brisbane became popular holiday destinations for well-heeled city dwellers at the end of the 19th century. But it was not until the real estate boom of the 1940s that it was dubbed the 'gold coast'. Frenetic development transformed a string of seaside towns, including Surfers Paradise, into a vibrant metropolis benefiting from bustling esplanades, theme parks and shopping precincts.
The reverse design portrays the high-rise developments of the Gold Coast and a surfer riding a Pacific Ocean wave, which is depicted in color. The year-date and The Perth Mint's traditional 'P' mintmark also appear in the design.
The coin, as all Perth Mint coins are, is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. The coin depicts Ian Rank-Broadley's effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on its obverse.
Each coin is housed in a superb presentation case with a lid made from Australian sheoak timber And the case comes in a protective outer shipper featuring Discover Australia's distinctive logo.
Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity and the Perth Mint will release no more than 7,500 of these coins worldwide.
This 2007-dated coin is struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
YEAR 2 – 1st RELEASE
Features Australia's Iconic Landmarks
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
Landmarks Theme – Gold Coast
Coloured Reverse Design
Australian Legal Tender
Uniquely Australian Packaging
Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
AVAILABLE AS AN INDIVIDUAL COIN OR IN A FIVE-COIN SET
1 YEAR & 3 YEAR SUBSCRIPTIONS ALSO AVAILABLE
This will make an invaluable addition to the Discover Australia collection for coin enthusiasts.