2023 $5 Rough-Toothed Dolphin 1oz Silver High Relief Proof Coin

Original price was: $165.00.Current price is: $149.00.

Coin Specifications

Finish Proof
Year 2023
Denomination $5
Country Australia
Max Mintage 1,000
Primary Material Silver .999
Primary Material Weight 1oz
Coin Dimensions (mm) 32.00

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Experience the Beauty of the 2023 $5 Rough-Toothed Dolphin 1oz Silver High Relief Proof Coin

The oceans are home to a myriad of wondrous creatures, and the Rough-Toothed Dolphin stands out as one of the most captivating. Typically found in deeper waters far from shore, these dolphins are now honoured with the Royal Australian Mint’s exquisite High Relief Silver Proof coin. As the fifth release in a celebrated series, this coin features a different dolphin species, each one more enchanting than the last.

Unique Characteristics and Behaviours

Unlike the well-known Bottlenose Dolphin, the Rough-Toothed Dolphin is distinguished by the irregular ridges on its teeth. Its conical head and slender nose further set it apart, making it a fascinating subject for numismatists and marine enthusiasts alike. These dolphins form groups of up to 20, showcasing social behaviours such as bow-riding with boats. Their diet primarily consists of squid and small fish, and while their population numbers remain uncertain, they are not currently considered threatened.

Coin Details and Presentation

This limited-edition coin, with a mintage of just 1,000, is struck by the Royal Australian Mint in a stunning High Relief finish. Each coin is encapsulated and presented in an elegant case, making it a perfect addition to any collection. As Australian legal tender, it holds both aesthetic and monetary value.

Why Collect This Coin?

Adding the 2023 $5 Rough-Toothed Dolphin 1oz Silver High Relief Proof Coin to your collection is more than just acquiring a piece of silver. It’s about celebrating the beauty and mystery of the marine world, and owning a part of a limited mintage that combines artistry with nature’s elegance. Secure your piece today and cherish this unique homage to one of the ocean’s lesser-known yet equally magnificent inhabitants.

Additional information

Denomination

Weight

1oz

Year

2023

Theme

Animals, Sea

Region

Oceania

Country

Australia

Strike Type

Proof

Finish

Proof

Fineness

.999

Composition

Silver

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