2022 Australia 2 oz Silver Wedge-Tailed Eagle – Piedfort Enhanced Reverse Proof $2 Coin GEM Proof OGP

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Why add this High Relief Enhanced Reverse Proof 2022 Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle 2 oz. Silver Piedfort coin to your collection?

The Perth Mint introduced the Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle series in 2014. To date, the series has featured masterful imagery reflecting the life and majestic beauty of Australia’s largest bird of prey designed exclusively by American sculptor John Mercanti (the former 12th U.S. Mint Chief Engraver). This 2022 release represent the series’ first two ounce silver Piedfort style coin to be minted with an enhanced reverse proof finish. The mirrored design elements on the enhanced reverse proof coin are selectively embellished with multiple degrees of frosted texture, resulting in an image with astounding depth and dimension.

  • This 2022 Australian Wedge-Tailed Eagle coin is crafted from 2 Troy oz. of .9999 fine silver.
  • The coin is minted with a spectacular enhanced reverse proof finish.
  • The double thick Piedfort style accents the coin’s dramatic high relief design elements.
  • The two dollar denomination coin measures 40.90 mm in diameter.
  • This ninth year of issue release features the seventh design of the series.
  • The coin will ship in its original Mint package.
  • The coin is part of a limited mintage of only 2,000 pieces.

Breathtaking Portrait of a Wedge-Tailed Eagle

Obverse: An elegant right facing rendition of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II wearing the Royal Diamond Diadem appears on the obverse. Inscribed “ELIZABETH II,” “AUSTRALIA” and “2 DOLLARS.” Award-winning British sculptor Jody Clark designed this fifth definitive coinage effigy of the monarch in 2015.

Reverse: The head of a Wedge-Tailed Eagle is illustrated with stunning clarity on the reverse, with its sharp beak opened to call out a warning to its unseen prey. Surrounding inscriptions include “AUSTRALIAN WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE,” “2022 2 OZ 9999 SILVER” and the Perth Mint’s “P” Mint mark.

Gorgeous GEM Proof Coin

This Piedfort style Enhanced Reverse Proof 2022 2 oz. silver $2 coin from the Perth Mint’s Wedge-Tailed Eagle series is presented in GEM Proof condition. Expect the coin to feature a magnificent high relief strike, beautifully finished surfaces and tremendous eye appeal. The coin will arrive in a Wedge-Tailed Eagle themed box, encapsulated and nestled in a Mint branded display case accompanied by a uniquely numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Make this limited mintage 2022 Wedge-Tailed Eagle 2 oz. silver high relief Piedfort Enhanced Reverse Proof coin the next addition to your collection!

Additional information

Brand/Mint

Perth Mint

Composition

Silver

Country of Manufacture

Australia

Diameter

40.9mm

Edge Design

Reeded

Metal Type

Silver

Obverse Design

Queen Elizabeth II Effigy

Packaging Type

Original Government Packaging

Shape

Round Piedford

Strike Type

Enhanced reverse proof

Metal Content

2 oz

Year

2022

Issuing Country

Australia

Coin

American Eagle

Denomination

$2

Fineness

.999