2022 Australian Dusky Dolphin Ram 1oz Silver Bullion Coin
Each 2022 Australian Dusky Dolphin Ram 1oz Silver Bullion Coin comes in a protective Coin capsule
The 2022 Dusky Dolphin is the fourth design in the Royal Australian Mint’s Australian Dolphin Series.
The dolphin is a beloved animal depicted in many cultures, and is also native to Australian waters. In various cultures, the dolphin symbolises happiness, power and protection. Dusky dolphins are one of the smallest species of dolphins, and are typically found in shallow, cooler waters and have a dark grey back and tail. They spend the majority of their time close to shore in small groups of 10 to 20 dolphins, however they travel further away from shore to feed in pods of up to 1,000 dolphins. These highly intelligent animals enjoy leaping and are incredibly social.
The obverse of the coin depicts the crowned old bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right, wearing the Royal Diamond Diadem crown worn for her Coronation (effigy known as the “Fifth Portrait” worldwide but “Sixth Portrait” in Australia, where the Queen’s portrait by Vladimir Gottwald was fifth), The Queen also wears the Coronation Necklace; originally made for Queen Victoria in 1858, it was also worn at the coronations (as Queen’s Consort) of Queen Alexandra in 1902, Queen Mary in 1911 and Queen Elizabeth (the Queen mother) in 1937.
The reverse of the coin depicts three dusky dolphins leaping out of the sea toward the horizon, with the sun setting in the background, Around above, the inscription DUSKY DOLPHIN. Around below, the precious metal content 1 oz .999 FINE SILVER (one ounce of 99.9% silver).
2020 Australian Dusky Dolphin Ram 1oz Silver Bullion Coin
Manufacturer: Royal Australian Mint
Dimensions: 40.6mm x 2.98mm
Weight (grams): 31.10300
- Each 1 ounce bullion coin will be delivered in an individual coin capsule by fully insured royal mail
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