The Second and Final release of the two-coin Proof Silver Terrestrial Dome series by the Royal Australian Mint is concluded with a 1626 map of the Western Hemisphere , illustrating a work of art from the Age of Discovery. The 15th and 16th century explorations by famous explorers during this era paved the way for the world as it is today. The new found lands during this Age of Discovery are commemorated in beautiful detail on this Proof Silver domed coin, based on historic and rare maps of the period. This is the second and final Silver coin in the Terrestrial Domed Series by the Royal Australian Mint.Each coin comes in a case with an outer box and a numbered certificate of authenticity. Obverse: The Ian Rank-Broadley likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II along with the year and face value. Reverse: Features depictions of the Western Hemisphere, inspired by a 1626 map by English cartographer John Speed.
The historic map depicts key discoveries in the Western Hemisphere, by famous explorers such as Christopher Columbus, Ferdinand Magellan, Sir Francis Drake and Thomas Candish. Sovereign coin backed by the Australian government. The item "2019 Australia 1 oz Silver 1626 Map of the World Western Domed Proof Coin BoxCOA" is in sale since Tuesday, November 5, 2019.
This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\Australia\Other Australian Coins". The seller is "nikewind99" and is located in Westminster, California. This item can be shipped to United States.