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2011 Wildlife in Need - Giant Panda 1oz Silver Proof Coin

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*Strict limit of Three (3) per household. Coin Club Australia reserves the right to revise orders without notification.

Item: Wildlife in Need Series - Giant Panda 1oz Silver Proof Coin

Issue Mint: The Perth Mint

Legal Tender: Tuvalu $1

Maximum Mintage: 5,000

Material: 1 Troy oz 99.9% Silver

Condition: Brand New in original issue condition. Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, each coin is housed in a presentation case and illustrated shipper.

Issue Price: $114.50 (Sold Out at Mint)

Release Date: 3 May 2011

*Note: By purchasing this coin Coin Club Australia will make a donation of $1.99 to the WWF-Australia on your behalf.

Theme Background:

Wildlife in Need Series

Focusing on five rare and endangered wild animals, this beautiful Wildlife in Need series showcases these amazing creatures in need of our care. This coin program aims to raise $49,750 charity funds for WWF-Australia.

Giant Panda

The 1st release in the Wildlife in Need series is the Giant Panda. The Giant Panda is a peaceful, bamboo-eating member of the bear family native to China. It is easily recognized by the large, distinctive black patches around the eyes, over the ears, and across its round body. Known for its solitary nature, the Giant Panda has an acute sense of smell and can grow up to five feet in height. They have steadily lost their forest habitat to China’s expanding human population. These striking animals are now confined to fragmented forest patches high in the mountains of south western China.

Forthcoming Releases:

  • Orangutan
  • Polar Bear
  •  Black Rhinoceros
  • Siberian Tiger

About WWF

By purchasing this coin, Coin Club Australia will make a donation of $1.99 to WWF Australia on your behalf.

WWF is active in more than 100 countries and is the world’s largest and most influential conservation organisation. The mission of WWF is to stop the degradation of the planet’s natural environment and build a future in which humans live in harmony with nature by conserving the world’s biological diversity, ensuring that the use of renewable natural resources is sustainable, and promoting the reduction of pollution and wasteful consumption.

In Australia, WWF works to conserve plants and animals, by ending land-clearing, addressing climate change, and preserving and protecting freshwater, marine and land environments.

To find out more about WWF or to make a further donation, please visit wwf.org.au

Design 

The coin’s reverse features an adult Giant Panda and cub in colour, against a backdrop of bamboo forest and a mountain, illustrated by an award winning Australian artist Karen Hull. The lower reverse comprises a struck design showing a pair of supporting hands with a bamboo motif incorporated into the design.

The coin’s obverse depicts the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the 2011 year-date.

Technical Specifications

Silver Content (Troy oz) 1
Monetary Denomination (TVD) 1
Fineness (% purity) 99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.135
Maximum Diameter (mm) 40.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 4.00



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