2019 Australia Shipwreck Batavia 1 oz Silver Antiqued Coin NGC MS70
Home / 2019 Australia Shipwreck Batavia 1 oz Silver Antiqued Coin NGC MS70 - August 14, 2023
The Royal Australian Mint is pleased to re-visit the Batavia in a new sub-series for the Australia Shipwreck. These coins are the first ever antiqued bullion coins from The Royal Australian Mint and is strictly limited to a low mintage of 1,000! The ill-fated Batavia, one of Australia’s oldest shipwrecks, is depicted on these magnificent silver antiqued coins as the first in the series of four. The design depicts the harrowing story of the Batavia’s wreck and the events that followed. The exquisite design of the reverse conveys two scenes to communicate the journey of the Batavia. The border encompassing the main design also incorporates unique design elements from the Batavia. The obverse design depicts the fighting between the survivors as a result of the mutiny and the Batavia before its ultimate demise. A Mint First – first time an antique finish has been applied on a RAM bullion program. First release in the four coin antiqued series. Limited mintage of just 1,000 coins worldwide. First triangular-shaped bullion coin in the world. MS70 graded by NGC. Material: 999 Fine Silver. Weight: 1 Troy oz.