Tasmanian Wedge-Tailed Eagle

Tuvalu 2012 Silver Tazmanian Wedge-tail Eagle Coin Reverse

Commencing with the Tasmanian Tiger and continuing with the Tasmanian Wedge-Tailed Eagle, this outstanding series will feature a number of extinct or threatened animal species in Australia.

Additional Information

The second coin in the Endangered and Extinct series is the Tasmanian Wedge-Tailed Eagle, a huge bird that stands one metre tall and has a wingspan roughly twice its height. Separated for thousands of years from its mainland counterparts, it now faces a number of threats, including the loss of suitable habitat. As a result, it is estimated that no more than 130 pairs are successfully breeding each year.


Country of Issue Tuvalu
Date 2012
Series Endangered and Extinct
Mintage 5000
Denomination $1 / One Dollar
Composition Silver Ag 999/1000
Quality Proof - Selective Colourizing
Weight 1 gram
Weight 1 oz
Size 1.5984 mm
Size 1.5984 inch
Issuing Mint Perth Mint
Edge Milled
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