2022 1oz Australia Wildflower of Australia-Waratah .9999 Gold Coin
The Royal Australian Mint is excited to launch its latest investment series - Wildflowers of Australia. Featuring the quintessentially Au stralian Waratah, these coins shine a light on one of the nation’s most recognisable and breathtaking flowers.
The first release in the latest series showcases the Waratah-native to southeastern Australia, including New South Wales, Victoria a nd Tasmania.
There are five species of Waratah, however the most recognisable is the Telopea speciosissima, which is the floral emblem of New So uth Wales and features attractive, bright red flowers tightly packed to form a large head.
The Waratah is highly symbolic in New South Wales, with the states rugby team also sharing the same name.
The Indigenous Tharawal people who hail from Cronulla and its surr ounds in Sydney, use the Waratah in bush medicine by soaking its fl owers in water and drinking the resulting blend.
Like several other Australian native flowers, the Waratah thrives aft er fire. It flowers post-fire, with non-dormant seeds then being dis persed and growing in the favourable environmental conditions. Fitti ng for Australian wildflowers, the Waratah prefers sandy soils to flo
Complete with brilliant uncirculated finish with a limited mintage, these investment coins will be coveted by preci ous metal investors and entry-level collectors in Australia and abroad.
- Exquisitely detailed, iconic Australian design
- First Release of the series
- Limited mintage of 5,000 gold coins
- Minted to brilliant uncirculated finish
- Rotected by capsules
- Coin's obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabet Ⅱ designed by Jody Clark
- Australian Legal Tender
|Manufacturer||Royal Australia Mint|
|Series||Wildfower of Australia|
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