2016 Anzac Spirit 100th Anniversary Be Worthy Of Them 1oz Silver Proof Coin
The Somme was one of the most costly battles of the First World War. In less than four months the British lost a staggering 430,000 killed, missing, wounded and taken prisoner, while the French suffered more than 200,000 casualties. The Germans also suffered appallingly, incurring more than 650,000 casualties from which they would never fully recover.
Battle of the Somme Reverse Design
The coin’s reverse depicts a group of soldiers as they charge out of the trenches along the Somme Valley in France. The design includes the inscription ‘Be Worthy of Them 1916’, and The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark. Alsoedged lettering is featured around the coin’s rim with the words,
“PRIDE • RESPECT • GRATITUDE”.
Australian Legal Tender
This coin is issued as Australian legal tender and features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2016 year-date, and the monetary denomination on its obverse.
ANZAC Themed Presentation Packaging
Metal: Pure Silver 99.9%
Weight:1 troy oz