2015 1oz Australia Sunburnt Country - A Land of Sweeping Plains .999 Silver Proof Rectangle Coin
Dorothea Mackellars My Country is one of Australias most widely recited and beloved poems. Reflective of the authors great love of the Australian landscape, the poem has become one of the most recognised and celebrated pieces of Australian poetry ever written.
In 1904, after spending an extended period abroad in London, and feeling homesick for Australia, Dorothea began writing My Country. Several re-writes later, the poem was published in The Spectator in London in 1908, under its original title, Core of My Heart.
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
The coin's reverse depicts a colour image of an Australian plain with two kangaroos grazing amongst the wildflowers, with a homestead in the background. The design includes the inscription I LOVE A SUNBURNT COUNTRYA LAND OF SWEEPING PLAINS and The Perth Mints P mintmark.
Australian Legal Tender
This coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965 and features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination, and the 2015 year-date, on each coins obverse.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 4,250 of this Sunburnt Country 2015 1oz Silver Proof Rectangle Coin in individual packaging.
Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
|Diameter (mm)||47.6 mm|
|Box & Certificate||Yes|