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  • 2011 Rams Head Dollar Silver Proof Coin
  • 2011 Rams Head Dollar Silver Proof Coin

2011 Rams Head Dollar Silver Proof Coin

Availability: Out of stock

$45.00

Quick Overview

Silver proof finish with limited mintage of only 12500

Details

Theme History

The Merino ram’s head design featured on the 2011 silver proof ‘C’ mintmark is the same that graced

the Australian shilling from 1938 until 1963. The original design was modeled on a grand champion

Merino from the annual Sydney Sheep show in 1932. This ram was considered to be unmatched in the

position of its head and horns. Named Uardry 0.1 after its home station, it became known as the

‘Shilling Ram’ and represented Australia’s growing wool industry. The dignified Merino ram represents

Australia’s reliance on primary industry through its economic history.

Coin Features

- Silver Proof Finish

- Limited to no more than 12 500 mintage

- Similar font used on the text that appeared on the Shilling

coin.

Presentation Features

- Unique candy striped packaging reminiscent of the shearer’s

clothing featured in the famous 1890 Tom Roberts painting

‘Shearing the Rams’.

- Silver Proof Finish

- Limited to no more than 12 500 mintage

- Similar text from the Shilling coin used on the 2011 version