Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
Each coin is struck from 1/2oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
Three Adorable Reverse Designs
The Grey Wolf: The largest member of the canine family, the grey wolf demonstrates deep affection for their pack and may even sacrifice themselves to protect the family unit. This coin’s reverse depicts a coloured image of a beautiful baby Grey Wolf headed by the inscription GREY WOLF.
The Red Squirrel: Instantly recognisable by their red fur, the red squirrel can be found across most of Europe and northern Asia. The coin’s reverse depicts an irresistible coloured image of a baby Red Squirrel headed by the inscription RED SQUIRREL.
The Brown Bear: The brown bear lives in the forests and mountains of North America, Europe and Asia, and is the most widely distributed bear in the world. The coin’s reverse depicts an irresistible coloured image of a gorgeous baby Brown Bear headed by the inscription BROWN BEAR.
Delicately frosted representations of forest flowers and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark are also incorporated into the design of each coin.
Tuvalu Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the authority of the Government of Tuvalu, the obverse of each coin depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination and the 2013 year-date.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 10,000 of each of these Forest Babies 2013 1/2oz Silver Proof Coins.
Beautifully Illustrated Presentation Card
Each coin is presented in a delightfully illustrated card which includes the coin specifications on the back.