The Saltwater Crocodile is the sixth design in the Australian Map Shaped Coin Series. The Australian Saltwater Crocodile is the largest reptile in terms of body mass. They are extremely formidable predators, able to take advantage of almost any situation. They are capable of killing nearly any animal that enters their territory and can move through water with surprising speed. This most dangerous of predators can be found from Northern Australia to Southeast Asia and the Eastern coast of India.
The obverse features the Queen Elizabeth II effigy by Ian Rank-Broadley and the words "ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2014 1 DOLLAR". The reverse depicts the struck design of an Australian Saltwater Crocodile against a coloured swamp background and beautiful sunset scenery. The inscription "Saltwater Crocodile" appears above the Crocodile as well as the words "1 oz 999 Silver" with the year 2014 below it.
Limited to a worldwide mintage of only 6,000 this memorable coin is a collector's favourite.
This unique map shaped coin is made with 999 pure silver and comes encapsulated with a serialized certificate in a grey clamshell case.
|Ing Ing Jong (reverse), Ian Rank-Broadley (obverse)|
|Queen Elizabeth II effigy by Ian Rank-Broadley and the words "ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2014 1 DOLLAR"|
|A Saltwater Crocodile against coloured swamp scenery and the words "Saltwater Crocodile 1oz 999 Silver 2014" on a coin shaped like the map of Australia|