2010 Burke & Wills 150 Year Anniversary 1oz Silver Proof Coin
The coin’s reverse portrays a representation of an exhausted and bedraggled Burke and Wills. Coloured elements of the design depict a camel and a stylised tree in fading sunlight. As well as The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark, the coin includes the inscriptions BURKE & WILLS 150 YEAR ANNIVERSARY and VICTORIAN EXPLORING EXPEDITION 1860.
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin bears the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on its obverse.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 7,500 of these coins.
Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.