Mythical Creatures – 2013 Griffin Silver Proof Coin 1oz
Immerse your imagination in the magical world of mythical creatures with this new five-coin series! Beginning with the mighty Griffin, this mythical creature is part eagle, part lion and known for its bravery and strength.
The Griffin is a mythical creature thought to be the offspring of an eagle and lion. Its head and wings are those of an eagle, while its body resembles that of a lion. This legendary animal is known for its speed, ability to fly and piercing vision, combined with the leonine qualities of courage and strength. Traditionally believed to roost in high places, the griffin has been represented variously as a guardian of priceless possession, justice and divinity.
The coin’s reverse portrays a coloured griffin against the backdrop of a mountain peak and sky. Included in the design is the inscription ‘griffin’ and the monetary denomination. The coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the 2013 year-date.
Comes with numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
PROOF QUALITY 99.9% PURE SILVER
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
SPECTACULAR COLOURED REVERSE DESIGN
The coin’s reverse portrays a magnificent coloured griffin against a backdrop of mountains and sky, along with the inscription ‘griffin’ and the monetary denomination.
No more than 5,000 of these Mythical Creatures – Griffin 2013 1oz Silver Proof Coins will be released by The Perth Mint.
Issued as Tuvalu legal tender, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the year-date and the monetary denomination.
ILLUSTRATED PRESENTATION PACKAGING
This coin is housed in a dark brown presentation case and illustrated shipper accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Commissioned product struck by The Perth Mint.