Second coin in a stunning new series. This coin portrays a Diprotodon set against a colored background.
- Contains 1 oz of .999 Silver in flawless Proof finish.
- Comes in a box with an illustrated shipper and includes a numbered certificate of authenticity.
- Mintage of only 6,500.
- Obverse: Features an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.
- Reverse: Depicts a Diprotodon set against a colored background.
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This remarkable new series goes back in Australia’s history to discover the larger-than life animals that once roamed. The Diprotodon was the first mammal fossil named from Australia in 1838. The incredible Diprotodon was a giant marsupial that was part of a range of megafaunal creatures which inhabited Australia during the Pleistocene period.
Although related to the wombat and koala, the Diprotodon resembled a rhinoceros in size. The quadruped had pillar-like legs, broad footpads and strong claws on its front feet. It was not a particularly prepossessing animal. As it turns the Diprotodon has a pigeon-toed appearance, coupled with a massive skull and two large upper front teeth. Upcoming releases include: Genyornis, Thylacoleo, and Megalania.