2018 $1 P Australia Silver Emu NGC MS70 One Of First 600 Struck
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The Australian Emu is a large flightless bird with a long neck and long legs. Second in size only to the Ostrich, these enormous birds which are found throughout Australia can reach a height of 6ft 2in tall. Emus are known to travel great distances in search of food and when necessary can sprint as fast as 31MPH!
In 2018 the world famous Perth Mint issued the first coin of a new silver bullion series celebrating Australia's largest native bird. Each coin weighs 1oz and is struck from .9999 fine silver. The obverse which is the same every year features the Jody Clark effigy of Queen Elizabeth II along with the inscriptions 'ELIZABETH II' , AUSTRALIA ' and '1 DOLLAR'. The reverse design which changes on a year to year basis portrays Emus in their natural habitat in the Australian Outback along with the inscriptions 'AUSTRALIAN EMU', '2020', '1OZ', and '9999 SILVER' as well as Perth Mint's 'P' mint mark.
This 2018 P $1 Australia Silver Emu was struck at the Perth Mint and has been certified MS70 by NGC. In addition this coin has been determined to be One of the First 600 struck!!