2019 $5 Echoes of Australian Fauna - Lesser Bilby Ni Plated SGP Silver Proof

This 2019 $5 Fine Silver Nickel Plated Selectively Gold Plated Proof Coin featuring black nickel and selective gold plating, honours one of Australia's lost species: the feisty little lesser bilby. Unlike the gentle surviving common bilby, the lesser bilby was a carnivore that had a notoriously fierce temperament. It lived in some of Australia's desert environments, and was declared extinct in the 1950s.
The reverse features both black nickel and selective gold plating depicting the lesser bilby in its harsh desert habitat.
The second coin in the series Echoes of Australian Fauna
Coin's obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II sculpted by Ian Rank-Broadley
Displayed in a presenation case with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity
Australian legal tender coin
Specifications: $5 99.9%Ag 1oz 40.00mm
Maximum Mintage: 5,000
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