2011 Tuvalu 1 oz Silver Orangutan Proof

2011 Tuvalu 1 oz Silver Orangutan Proof

Product Specifications

Product ID: 72746
Year: 2011
Grade: Proof
Grade Service: None
Denomination: $1.00
Mint Mark: Not Shown - Perth Mint
Metal Content: 1 troy oz
Purity: .999
Manufacturer: Perth Mint
Thickness: 4.0 mm
Diameter: 40.6 mm
Inner Pack: N/A
Outer Pack: N/A

Product Details

This is the second release in the Wildlife in Need five-coin series and features the Orangutan.

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains 1 oz of .999 Silver in flawless Proof finish.
  • Housed in the original display box with a certificate of authenticity. 
  • Mintage only 5,000 coins.
  • Obverse: Features an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.
  • Reverse: Features an adult Orangutan and baby in color, against a forest backdrop. Also, the lower reverse comprises a struck design showing a pair of supporting hands with a bamboo motif, design by Karen Hull. The inscription "WILDLIFE IN NEED – ORANGUTAN" is incorporated into the design.

Add this beautifully colorized 1 oz Silver Orangutan coin to your cart today!

The Orangutan is characterized by its ape-like shape, shaggy red fur, long arms and grasping hands and feet. This "Man of the Forest" is now only found on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra in southeast Asia.

The destruction of habitats through commercial logging, forest clearance for oil palm plantations and agriculture, have contributed to this animal’s need for protection. In addition, uncontrolled fires and human exploitation present further challenges. It is more important than ever to safeguard the future of this well-loved species.

Celebrating WWF's 50th Anniversary.

Australian Silver Coins -- why buy Australian Perth Mint Silver Coins from APMEX?

Australian Perth Mint Silver Coins make a popular addition to any investment portfolio or numismatic collection. To buy Australian Perth Mint Silver Coins for your investment portfolio, call our Account Managers toll free at (800) 375-9006 or to chat live with our product expert. APMEX is where to buy Precious Metals! Also, you can come to us when it is time to sell Gold, Silver, Platinum, and Palladium.

Not yet rated. Be the first to Write a Review

Satisfaction Guaranteed

We provide all of our customers with a refund, return and / or exchange on everything we sell including all bullion and certified coins. If for any reason, you have a problem, please feel free to call us. We will always do our best to accommodate you.

Back To Top .


There are no items in the cart.