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(2) Australian Commemorative Silver Proof Coin Sets with 2000 Sydney Olympic Set

Lot Number 1004

Quantity: Bid Starts: 05/28/2012 12:00:00 
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Presented are (2) limited edition Royal Australian Mint proof struck boxed sets containing a total of (19.5) ounces of 99.9% fine silver. Both of these rarely offered sets are valued well above their precious metal content.

The first item is a limited edition #500/1000 (3) coin 1999 Australian Lunar Series “Year of the Rabbit” set. This exquisitely designed set contains two ounce, one ounce & one-half ounce lustrous rounds which feature a highly detailed image of a rabbit sitting up in the grass. These brilliant proof specimens also display the corresponding Chinese lunar calendar character and a special “P100” mintmark in honor of the Perth Mint’s Centenary. This handsome set is housed in its original mint issued box with official COA.

The second limited edition set commemorates the year 2000 Olympic games held in Sydney, Australia. This elegant set contains (16) one ounce 99.9% fine silver proof struck coins produced by the Royal Australian Mint. Each coin features the Olympic rings in color along with a different cultural or fauna/flora design on the reverse. These masterful designs were created by Stuart Devlin, jeweler to Queen Elizabeth II, whose regal image graces the obverse side of the coins. Housed in a stately natural wood presentation case this set is accompanied by an official Perth Mint COA #6443/10000.

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