Perfect MS-70 by NGC! Population of 129 coins at this grade level with 0 graded higher.
These popular one ounce coins are struck in .9995 fine Platinum. The reverse features the iconic platypus underwater with plant life and bubbles. The outer edge reads "AUSTRALIAN PLATYPUS" and "2013 1 oz 9995 Platinum". The obverse displays Queen Elizabeth II encircled by "AUSTRALIA - 100 DOLLARS - ELIZABETH II". Get your Perfect 70 in this low mintage coin before they are gone!
The platypus is a semi-aquatic mammal endemic to eastern Australia, including Tasmania. The platypus is among nature's most unlikely animals and is the only mammal that lay eggs instead of giving birth. Both the male and female platypuses are born with ankle spurs, only the male's spurs produce venom.
The Perth Mint has more than a century in the Precious Metals industry.
The Perth Mint opened Its operations in 1899 and is a member of an elite group of world mints whose pure Gold, Silver and Platinum legal tender coins are trusted without question. Known for stunning quality reflects the importance of the mint's traditional skills, and through the use of modern treatments such as color and gilding, they demonstrate the mint's canny ability to set new market trends.