Only One Coin #008 above on the worldwide market. The Wedge Tailed Eagle Story. In the seventh and newest design in 2022, the story continues with the majestic side profile of a Wedge Tailed Eagle with calling with his beak open.
From 2014 through 2016, each design ran for 2 years. Going forward, each year will bring a new Wedge Tailed Eagle design. Ninth Year in the Series. The Wedge Tailed Eagle series continues strong in 2022 celebrating its ninth year in the series. Exclusive Mercanti Hand Signed NGC Labels.
Each NGC label features the Australian Flag and has been hand signed by John M Mercanti. Designed by John Mercanti, the reverse features a close-up profile of the Wedge Tailed Eagle as we've never seen him before, displaying a stunning side profile of him with his beak open as he calls. The 2022 year-date, weight, purity, and Perth Mint's traditional'P' mint mark are included in the design as well.
Depicts the profile of the oldest reigning Monarch, Queen Elizabeth II and the coin's denomination. Starting in 2019 and going forward, The Perth Mint featured an effigy designed by Jody Clark. This obverse features Elizabeth wearing the Royal Diamond Diadem, which was worn for her Coronation. Keeping with tradition, Her Majesty continues to face right.Coins arrive in a Perth Mint presentation case with shipper and are accompanied by a. All coins are Australian legal tender. Collaborative World Mint US Engraver Design. In 2014, Perth Mint and John Mercanti collaborated to create the first ever pure silver Australian Eagle. With Mercanti's vision and talent, accompanied by Perth Mint's meticulous striking skills, the Wedge Tailed Eagle was born! Having produced over 100 coin and medal designs for the US Mint, it only made sense that we introduce Mercanti to Perth to create the first ever US-Australia collaboration. And what better of a design than a native Australian Eagle, the Wedge-tailed Eagle, to further solidify the relationship. Founded in 1987, NGC's unique approach is to have each coin evaluated by a minimum of three full-time grading. Experts with decades of experience.
The graded coin is designated with its NGC grade, attribution, and registration number, and is then sonically sealed in NGC's secured holder, providing protection and easy storage. NGC offers the First Day of Issue designations for select coins that are struck on the first day that the mint releases that coin. To qualify for First Day of Issue, all coins must generally be received by NGC or an NGC- approved depository within one day of the first release of a new coin issue. John Mercanti was the 12th Chief Engraver at the U.Mercanti has produced more coin and medal designs than. Any employee in United States Mint history (more than 100 as of 2006). Among these are the 1984 Olympic gold ten-dollar coin, the 1986 Statue of Liberty dollar coin, the 1989 Congress Bicentennial gold five-dollar coin, the obverse of the 1990 Eisenhower Centennial silver dollar, the obverse of the 1991 Mount Rush more five-dollar coin, and the obverse of the 1991 Korean War Memorial silver dollar. In addition to designing and sculpting a number of Congressional Gold Medals, Mercanti worked on quarters for the states of Arkansas, Iowa, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia for the 50 State Quarters Program. Australia's Wedge Tailed Eagle.
Australia's Wedge Tailed Eagle is one of the largest eagles in the world and is the largest bird of prey in Australia. Their wingspan is on average 8.2 feet in length and a characteristic wedge-shaped tail. The Royal Australian Air Force has an aircraft which has been named after the Wedge-tailed Eagle.The Perth Mint located on the western edge of Australia. It is recognized internationally as a leader in the production of innovative precious metal coinage of the highest quality. It specializes in precious metals minting in both proof and uncirculated qualities, producing regular issues in gold, silver, platinum, and palladium. It is Australia's oldest operating mint, originally established as a branch of Britain's Royal Mint in 1899.
Perth's success has been built on an uncompromising commitment to the highest product quality standards and continuing product and design innovation. The Perth Mint was a key element in the unprecedented success of the Sydney Olympic coin program.