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Inside Australia’s Most Dangerous – The Saltwater Crocodile
Морской Крокодил – Самые опасные обитатели Австралии
Presented by
Royal Australian Mint
Nominal value
5 dollars
31,1 g
40 mm
Silver 999°
5 000 pcs
Production quality
Aaron Baggio
Royal Australian Mint
Description of obverse and reverse
Coin’s reverse features the complete skeleton of a salt water crocodile depicted in the act of lunging for its prey, demonstrating the power and grace of Australia’s ‘Salty’. Beneath this is a small map of Australia, with frosting to depict the natural habitat alongside a small plaque containing both its English and the scientific name for the Saltwater Crocodile. 

Coin’s obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II designed by Jody Clark.
A brief annotation
Part of a three-coin series: ‘Australia’s Most Dangerous’ features some of Australia’s deadliest animals reproduced in skeletal form, this beautiful silver proof coin shows the fearsome Saltwater Crocodile in a new and unique form.
New issue
№ 1(62) 2023
№ 1(62) 2023
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