Royal Australia Mint’s 2016 $5 Ursa Major domed 1 oz silver proof coin is now available here.
The first and second series of these coins from Royal Australia Mint have driven great enthusiasm in collectors across the world.
Following Cassiopeia. Ursa Major brings us to another very well known constellation.
The coin features Ursa Major, also called the Great Bear. It’s the third largest of the 88 modern constellations and is home to I Zwicky 18, the youngest known galaxy in the visible universe.
Those who gaze at the stars in the northern hemisphere are fortunate to enjoy the sight of one of the world’s most famous constellations year-round. Ursa Major, Latin for “the greater she-bear”, has been a key feature of astronomy, navigation and folklore since its declaration by Ptolemy in the second century.
This unique concave/convex Australian legal tender coin is sure to prove highly sought after.
Comes with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity and original packaging with a Royal Australian Mint clam style case. Certificate number may vary from that shown.
See our full listing of Royal Australian Mint silver coins here.