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The desert scorpion is a large and aggressive species found throughout Australia's interior deserts. They construct spiral burrows up to 1 meter in depth to avoid the harsh surface climates and maintain the adequate temperature and moisture levels needed for survival.


  • Individual coins ship in coin capsule
  • Consisting of 1 oz 9999 Fine Gold
  • Obverse: Features the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II designed by Jody Clark along with the country of issue, year of issue, and legal tender value
  • Reverse: Features a desert scorpion, pincers and tail at the ready, with the sun and radial lines in the background along with the metal weight, purity and inscription "DESERT SCORPION"

The Royal Australian Mint opened in 1965 and was tasked with minting the first of Australia’s decimal currency. Today the Royal Australian Mint is responsible for all of Australia’s circulation currency with the capacity to produce two million coins per day. The mint also produces coins, tokens, medals, medallions, seals, and collectibles for other countries and private clients. As the first mint in the world to achieve accreditation to International Quality Standards ISO 9001, The Royal Australian Mint continues to focus on quality and innovation.

Brilliant uncirculated
Royal Australian Mint
AUD 100

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