Perth Mint Australian Map-Shaped Coin Series—Dingo

The Australian map series has been a popular coin series in recent years and the 2016 Dingo coin is no exception. This coin is appealing to collectors due to its unique shape, beautiful color design, and the fact that it represents Australia’s famous wild dog. The mintage of this coin was limited to only 6,000. This coin is the 10th manufactured in this series.

DESIGN

Front / Obverse

On the front of the Australian Silver Dingo coin is the same picture of Queen Elizabeth II that’s on all Australian and British coins. Since 1952, she has been the Queen of England, which makes her the longest reigning English monarch in history.
Designer: Ian Rank-Broadley

Rear / Reverse

On the reverse side of the 2016 Australian Silver Dingo coin is a picture of the wild dogs that roam in the outback of this beautiful country. The proud dingo is featured in silver and standing in the Australian desert flooded with beautiful hues of orange and red.
Designer: Ing Ing Jong

 

HISTORY

The Australian Dingo coin is the tenth and final coin to be minted in the Perth Australian map-shaped series. It features the dingo, which is a wild dog found in all parts of Australia. This coin has a limited mintage of 6,000. It offers a perfect coin for collectors for its beauty and investment appeal.

FACTS

Print

Other Favorite Posts You Might Like...

Great Basin National Park Silver Coin Every year since 2010, the America the Beautiful collection has released silver bullion coins to commemorate America’s national parks and historic sites. One of these coins depicts the Great Basin Nat...
Coin of the Month: Perth Mint Silver Koala Photo courtesy of Provident Metals If you're a kid with a coin collection that involves a lot of animals, you'll want to be sure to add the Silver Koala from Australia's Perth Mint to your collect...
Morgan Copper Bullion Coin (1 oz.) Copper coins are seeing a growth in popularity around the world, and the Morgan copper bullion coin is no exception. Copper offers a relatively inexpensive bullion option for coin collecting. Continue...