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Newborn Baby 2017 Silver Coin

Parenthood is a rewarding experience filled with lots of loving memories. To congratulate and capture the moment forever, Tavex is is proud to present Perth Mint's 2017 Newborn Baby coin in a stunning gift card with room to record your baby’s details. This will be a treasured keepsake for years to come. According to ancient folklore, a stork delivers a baby to its parents by transporting it in a basket held by the stork’s beak. As an Australian take on this legend, the coin’s coloured reverse depicts a cute Australian kookaburra carrying a sleeping newborn baby in a swaddling cloth. The coin is housed in gift card, with room to write the baby’s details, a family tree and a place to house a photograph. The coin is sure to appeal to family, friends, gift buyers and coin collectors alike. Newborn Baby coin is struck from 1/2 oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality. This will be a treasured keepsake for years to come.

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  • Newborn Baby 2017 silver coin is a proof quality coin. The coin is made of 99.9% pure silver.
  • Newborn Baby 2017 silver coins are money. The Perth Mint silver coin is legal tender in Australia.
  • Newborn Baby 2017 silver coins have a beautiful design. The reverse depicts a cute kookaburra carrying a sleeping baby.
  • Newborn Baby 2017 silver coin is perfect present. The coin is housed in an elaborate Australian themed gift card, with room to write the baby’s details, a family tree and a place to house a photograph.
  • Newborn Baby 2017 silver coin is suitable for every child. The mild green and yellow shade of the gift card is neutral, the coin is perfect gift for both girls and boys.

The Perth Mint

The Perth Mint is a world distinguished mint and precious metals refiner that is located in the City of Perth, in Western Australia. The Perth Mint was founded in 1896 by Britain’s Royal Mint in response to the newly discovered gold deposits in Western Australia. Perth Mint’s task was to refine gold ore from the mines and to strike sovereign gold coins from the refined bullion. Between 1899 and 1931 the Pert Mint produced  a considerable amount of gold sovereigns which were disturbed in Australia  and throughout the British Empire to be used as circulating currency. British control over Perth Mint was relinquished in 1971 to the Government of Western Australia which then assumed ownership of  the  mint.  Today,  the  Perth  Mint  is  hailed  for  the exceptional  quality  of  its  world  class investment bullion coins like the Kookaburra and Koala silver coins, and the Lunar Series. The Perth Mint has been a member of the London Gold Market (predecessor of the LBMA) since 1934. The swan design, which is the Mint’s official assay stamp registered with the LBMA, is recognised internationally and was inspired by the Mint’s location in Perth, where the main river, the Swan, runs through the city. 

Face value descriptionDiameterFinenessSilver weight in gramsProduct weight in gramsSilver weight in Troy ouncesManufacturerManufacturer country
50 cents36.699915.551738415.5910.5The Perth MintAustralia

The obverse portrays the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. The reason for picturing Her Majesty the Queen stems from Australia’s membership of the United Kingdom’s Commonwealth of Nations. By being a member of the Commonwealth, Australia has Queen Elizabeth II as its reigning constitutional monarch. Above the Queen’s effigy is the text “ELIZABETH II” and “AUSTRALIA”. Inscribed below the effigy is the nominal face value of 50 cents and the designer’s initials “IRB” – Ian Rank-Baroadley.

In western folklore, parents have told their children for centuries that babies are delivered by a stork. As an Australian take on this legend, the coin’s reverse depicts a cute coloured Australian kookaburra carrying a sleeping newborn baby in a swaddling cloth. A representation of Australian foliage, the inscription "CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR BABY" and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark are also incorporated into the design.

Illustrated Gift Card Packaging

The coin is in plastic capsule and housed in an elaborate Australian themed gift card, with room to write the baby’s details, a family tree and a place to house a photograph.

Your order is fully insured and delivered by ELS Express. After we have received your payment, the products will be dispatched within 24 hours. Delivery time is within 1 or 2 working days. The ELS courier will contact you via phone. If you wish, you can also personally pick up your order at one of our offices in Tallinn or Tartu the same day we receive your payment. In cases where we are unable to send your order right away, we will always inform you about the time delay.

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