2020 Australia $1 1-oz Silver Emu Proof NGC PF69UC First Releases w/Opera House Label

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Australia’s Silver Emu Is Back for a Third Year

In 2018 when Australia’s world-renowned Perth Mint added the Emu to its annual stable of silver proof issues that was already home to the Kookaburra and Koala series it was met with almost instant success. Collectors were so enthused by the release that the entire mintage quickly sold out! 2019 followed suit and now the third-year 2020 Silver Emu Proof coins have arrived. And with a mintage of just 2,500, collectors who want one may soon find themselves struggling to get one!

This design for this year’s 2020 Australia One-Ounce Silver Australian Emu Proof features a pair of emus resting near a body of water in the Australian outback. Emus are the second tallest birds in the world and the only ones with calf muscles, allowing them to outdistance predators with strides as long as 9 feet when running at a top speed of more than 30 miles per hour. The two birds on this 99.99% pure silver coin are taking a break from running, however, so you can admire all the incredible detail in their bushy, primitive feathers.

Your 2020 One-Ounce Silver Australian Emu has been graded by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) in near-perfect Proof-69 Ultra Cameo (PF69UC) condition, a distinction that means your almost-flawless coin will showcase an impressive full strike and indistinguishable imperfections — well above and beyond the quality of the vast majority of coins in the series. In addition, NGC has certified that your proof is a First Releases (FR) coin, a designation that means it was received by NGC or an NGC-approved depository within the first 30 days of the its release. It will also come sonically sealed in an acrylic holder with an exclusive Sydney Opera House label.

Don’t be among those collectors who miss out on this immensely popular silver proof issue. Each comes will be accompanied by an illustrated themed shipper from the Mint along with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. Order your 2020 One-Ounce Silver Australian Emu Proof from GovMint.com today!

  • THE LATEST EMU SILVER PROOF – This 2020 One-Ounce Silver Australian Emu Proof marks the third year in the Perth Mint’s annual release of silver proof coins with the iconic bird’s image. This year’s design is the work of Natasha Muhl and depicts a pair of emus resting near a body of water in the Australian outback.
  • STRUCK IN PURE SILVER – Each 2020 Silver Australian Emu was struck in one ounce of 99.99% silver at the Perth Mint. The Perth Mint is among the world’s most renowned mints, and its silver, gold and platinum bullion and collectible coins are prized by collectors throughout the world.
  • AUSTRALIA LEGAL TENDER – This coin is $1 legal tender in Australia, as noted along the rim of the obverse under the Jody Clark effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. Each coin measures 40.9 mm in diameter.
  • NEAR-PERFECT PROOF CONDITION – Your 2020 One-Ounce Silver Australian Emu has been graded by the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) in near-perfect Proof-69 Ultra Cameo (PF69UC) condition.
  • KEY FIRST RELEASES CERTIFICATION – NGC NC has certified that your proof is a First Releases (FR) coin meaning that it was among the first struck by the mint and was verified within the first 30 days of issue. It will come sealed in an acrylic holder with an exclusive Sydney Opera House label.
  • A LIMITED MINTAGE – The Perth Mint has set the maximum worldwide release for this proof at only 2,500 – meaning that these coins will soon prove elusive for many collectors.

The Emu is noted for its seemingly erratic way of running in all directions. Thankfully you don’t have to race back and forth to secure one of these coins because we’ve already sourced them for you. Add one to your cart today!

Year of Issue 2020
Country Australia
Composition Silver
Purity 0.9999
Condition Graded, Proof
Grade PF70UCAM
Pedigree First Releases
Denomination 1.00
Currency Type Dollar
Mint Name Perth Mint
Coin Weight 31.107 Grams - g
Weight 1 Ounce - oz
Dimensions 40.9mm