FLINDERS STATION 62.2g ANTIQUED SILVER

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Description

Flinders Station 62.2g Antiqued Silver

This giant-sized, yet exclusively minted, silver coin celebrates perhaps the most popular building in Melbourne, Flinders Street Train Station.

Construction of this transport hub – the first to be built in an Australian city – was completed in 1910 and it subsequently became the busiest passenger station in the world by the 1920’s. Since that era, the Station has further risen to prominence; partly because of its beauty but also as “the place to meet” in Melbourne. Today, over 100,000 pedestrians walk through some part of Flinders St Station daily, yet few stop to consider the wonderful history of this amazing building.

Specification

  • Metal: 999 Fine Silver
  • Finish: Antiqued
  • Year of Issue: 2015
  • Mintage: 999
  • Diameter: 50mm
  • Weight: 62.2g

Reverse

Features a corner elevation of Melbourne’s Flinders Street Train Station. The dome of the building is highlighted in copper, matching that of the original structure, and the whole is struck to a superb looking high-relief style on a par with the best in the field.

Obverse

Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Cook Islands, the obverse features the traditional effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and currency denomination of $10.

Packaging

Presented within a deluxe timber case with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

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