The Bold, The Bad and The Ugly: 'Australia’s Wild Colonial Bushrangers’

2019 $10 Gold Proof 'C' Mintmark Coin
Product Code: 10097
$300.00

Colonial Australia was a dangerous place, with lawless renegades known as bushrangers haunting the roads and settlements. One story tells of the extraordinary John Francis Peggotty, known as the ‘Birdman of the Coorong’: a distinctive figure who held up travellers from the back of a riding ostrich. With this Gold Proof Coin, the Royal Australian Mint recalls Australia’s legendary bushrangers and their legacy of art, folklore and identity.

Colonial Australia was a dangerous place, with lawless renegades known as bushrangers haunting the roads and settlements. One story tells of the extraordinary John Francis Peggotty, known as the ‘Birdman of the Coorong’: a distinctive figure who held up travellers from the back of a riding ostrich. With this Gold Proof Coin, the Royal Australian Mint recalls Australia’s legendary bushrangers and their legacy of art, folklore and identity.

Products specifications
Attribute nameAttribute value
Coin Year2019
Denomination$10
FinishProof
Diameter17.53mm
Mass1/10oz
Metal Type
 
Product TypeCoin
Mintage1000
Products specifications
Attribute nameAttribute value
Coin Year2019
Denomination$10
FinishProof
Diameter17.53mm
Mass1/10oz
Metal Type
 
Product TypeCoin
Mintage1000
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