The coin’s design portrays a wedge-tailed eagle with outstretched wings standing on a branch. Together with the coin’s rims and serrated edge, the bird is gilded in 24-carat gold. Also in the design is the inscription AUSTRALIAN WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE, The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark, and the coin’s weight, fineness and 2023 year-date.
The coin’s obverse portrays The Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Obverse, featuring the Jody Clark effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II supplemented with the dates of her reign, and the coin’s monetary denomination.
The coin’s high relief reverse and obverse are minted on concave surfaces to ensure the optimum flow of metal is achieved by the strike of the die.
Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 2023 5oz Silver Proof High Relief Gilded Coin has a limited mintage of 1,000