This coin is part of the Australian Sea Life series and features a Leafy Sea Dragon.
- Contains 1/2 oz of .999 fine Silver.
- Comes in original mint box with a certificate of authenticity. When lined-up in release order, the shipper illustrations form a linked image depicting all five reef creatures.
- Mintage of only 10,000.
- Obverse: Bears the Ian Rank-Broadley likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the face value.
- Reverse: Features Colorized Leafy Sea Dragon with leaf-like appendages.
- Sovereign coin backed by the Australian government.
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The leaf-like appendages are for camouflage. These beautiful fish display remarkable parenting behavior. After the female develops her eggs, the male takes responsibility for incubating them under his tail. Between 30 and 40 cm in length, Leafy Sea Dragons are endemic to temperate waters around southern Australia.
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|Mint Mark:||P - Perth Mint|
|Metal Content:||0.5 troy oz|