Ideal for enthusiasts of history and science, this 1/4oz gold proof coin marks 250 years since the Endeavour, captained by James Cook, reached the east coast of Australia during its exploration of the Pacific Ocean. Featuring:
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The Perth Mint is pleased to release this 1/4oz gold proof quality commemorative coin celebrating the profound impact that British research vessel Endeavour’s voyage had on scientific navigation, botany and mapping.
The coin’s reverse design features a representation of HM Bark Endeavour against an outline of the east coast of Australia. Depicted in the background are various native Australian flora including Banksia, named after Joseph Banks who first recorded the species, and wattle. Also included in the design is a representation of a sun dial, the inscription ‘ENDEAVOUR 1770-2020’ and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, each coin is presented in a classic black display case and packaged within a themed shipper.