5-ounce silver Tyrannosaurus Rex coin for Tuvalu from Perth Mint
Perth Mint launched a Proof Tyrannosaurus Rex 5-ounce .9999 fine silver $5 coin in the name of Tuvalu on May 2. The coin was struck by the Perth Mint. The reverse of the coin shows the dinosaur’s ferocious mouth gaping open, ready to attack, with T-REX below in a cartoonish style.
The obverse carries the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. The coin has a diameter of 60 millimeters, allowing the design to have greater effect. The coin has a mintage limited to 500 pieces and priced $495. For more details visit the Perth Mint page