2015: Australian Antarctic Territory Series: Elephant Seal
Australian Antarctic Territory Series #12: 2015 - Elephant Seal.
Twelfth in series. Perth Mint silver proof commemorative $1 coin features the Elephant Seal.
The Southern Elephant Seal is the largest seal in the world and the largest member of the order Carnivora, which includes all seals, cats and dogs, raccoons and foxes, wolves and hyenas, bears, and weasels and civets, among others.
The coin is struck from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality with colour incorporated in the reverse design, with a limited worldwide release of only 7,500 coins.
Issued as Australian legal tender.
The coin is housed in a classic charcoal-coloured presentation case, which comes within a stylish outer shipper. Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.