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1991 Two Hundred Dollar Gold Proof Coin Emu

1991 Two Hundred Dollar Gold Proof Coin Emu

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The coin features the Emu, the 3rd largest bird in the world.

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Description:

AUSTRALIA 1991 TWO HUNDRED DOLLAR PROOF. Pride of Australia - Emu

Obverse: Maklouf portrait of Elizabeth II to right

Reverse: Emu

Purity: 91.67%

Weight: 10g

AGW: 0.2947 ozt


Features the Echidna in an Australian bush scene.

The Australian commemorative $200 gold coin series was introduced in September 1980, some eight months after the gold price peaked at around US$850 per ounce.

The series ran until 1994, mintage figures declined each and every year along the way.

The 1991 $200 coin features the Emu, one of the largest birds in the world.

The Emu is the world's third largest bird, lives all over Australia in grasslands, and feeds on grass, leaves and small insects.

Despite their diet, Emus can reach speeds up to 50kmh!

When you consider that a limited edition $200 coin can be bought for less than $100 above melt value, you can see these coins are excellent value for money.

Each coin contains 9.167g of solid 24ct gold, which is equivalent to 0.2947 ozt AGW.