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2016 Australia 1/2 oz Silver Tiger Shark BU

2016 Australia 1/2 oz Silver Tiger Shark BU

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Featuring one of the most easily recognizable animals on earth, these APMEXclusive® Silver coins from the Perth Mint honor the Tiger shark. This is the only coin in the APMEXclusive® Perth Mint Shark Series that is minted in .9999 fine Silver.

Coin Highlights:
  • Contains 1/2 oz of .9999 fine Silver.
  • Multiples of 25 come in a tube. 500 coins will come in "Monster" boxes. Individual coins come in protective packaging.
  • Mintage of 100,000 coins.
  • Third release in the APMEXclusive® Perth Mint Shark Series.
  • Eligible for Precious Metals IRAs.
  • Obverse: The Ian Rank-Broadley likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.
  • Reverse: Features a swimming tiger shark in full detail, surrounded by the name, weight and purity, along with the Perth Mint's "P" mintmark.

This third and final release in the Perth Shark series is minted with a limited availability, further adding to the collectibility! By comparison, the Great White Shark coins have a mintage of around 300,000 pieces and Great Hammerhead Shark coins have a mintage of 150,000 pieces.

Protect your Silver Shark coin in style by adding an attractive display box to your order.

The Perth Mint has once again produced a coin enjoyed by all. Add the 2016 1/2 oz Silver Tiger Shark coin to your cart today!

Visit our Tiger Shark page to learn more about this fascinating coin.

Mint-sealed tubes feature a holographic security strip placed on top of the tube by The Perth Mint, allowing the ability to tell if the tube has been tampered with since leaving the mint.

The tiger shark, commonly known as the “Sea Tiger”, is the fourth-largest shark in the world. Tiger sharks get their name from eye-catching dark vertical stripes found on young sharks, also known as pups. As these pups mature into adults, the dark stripes begin to fade. The skin of a tiger shark typically ranges from blue to light green with a white or light-yellow underbelly, giving it great camouflage when seen from above or below.

This solitary shark ranges in size from 10 to 14 feet and weighs from 849 to 1,400 pounds as an adult, but large specimens have been known to grow up to 25 feet in length and weighing up to 1,900 pounds. Tiger sharks enjoy warm waters and can easily be spotted near the surface in tropical and sub-tropical areas of the world such as Hawaii. Though this predator of the deep is at the top of the food chain, it is considered a near-threatened species due to finning and fishing by humans.

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Posted By:JRiz

From:Morristown, NJ

Date:Oct 5, 2017

Lve These Shark Rounds............

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IF you wish to see a review on this Round, check out my Review on the Great White. I figure No sense writing up the same thing over and over again on the same Round with just a different Design/Year on them. But in a nutshell....love these Coins !


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  • Attractive Design
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  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Posted By:NAH

From:OKC

Date:Aug 25, 2017

Nice Coins

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They look great and have a nice price.


  • Pros
  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand
  • Bottom Line
  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Posted By:Wes

From:Arlington Texas

Date:Jul 10, 2017

love the design wished it would have been an ounce

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I love to dive with sharks love those coin


  • Pros
  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand
  • Bottom Line
  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Posted By:mikedacoinguy

From:brooksville fl

Date:Jun 25, 2017

2016 1/2 tiger shark BU

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loved it


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  • Attractive Design
  • Cons
  • Generic Brand
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  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Posted By:mike

From:brooksville fl

Date:Jun 24, 2017

2016 1/2 tiger shark BU

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happy with coin


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  • Attractive Design
  • Cons
  • Generic Brand
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  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Posted By:mike

From:brooksville fl

Date:Jun 23, 2017

2016 1/2 tiger shark BU

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happy with coin


  • Pros
  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Bottom Line
  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Posted By:Bubba

From:Tennessee

Date:Jun 18, 2017

Great Shark round!

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Really like the Shark series rounds. Purchased all three that were available at this time. Premium a little high, especially on the older year coin, but that only shows an increase in value which is s good indicator on ROI. Nice detail, Nice size for 1/2 oz. Very satisfied, looking forward to future releases if they come.


  • Pros
  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand
  • Bottom Line
  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Posted By:jrvander

From:FPO AP

Date:Jun 15, 2017

Nice coins!

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I bought all three shark coins for my son, he loves them! Nearly flawless and they look really great lined up in the album. Wish there were more in this series


  • Pros
  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Mint Condition
  • Bottom Line
  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Posted By:Mike M

From:Venice FL

Date:Jun 1, 2017

One excited kid !

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My son is into shark week, shark, everything. I gave him this coin for a job well done on something and I thought he was going to flip out. He told me all bout that particular shark.....Not sure about the premium but anything that put a smile on my kids face is and always be worth it.


  • Pros
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Mint Condition
  • Bottom Line
  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

Posted By:John P.

From:PA

Date:Jan 5, 2017

Apmex Exclusive

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Attractive Perth mint design, nice mini series. Nice to see new factional series and thanks to Apmex for providing this series. Of course, packaging and condition was prefect.


  • Pros
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand
  • Bottom Line
  • Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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