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2011 Australian Antarctic Territory Series - Killer Whale 1oz Silver Proof 2011 Australian Antarctic Territory Series - Killer Whale 1oz Silver Proof 2011 Australian Antarctic Territory Series - Killer Whale 1oz Silver Proof 2011 Australian Antarctic Territory Series - Killer Whale 1oz Silver Proof

2011 Australian Antarctic Territory Series - Killer Whale 1oz Silver Proof

Product Code: AUSAAT 2011KIL
AUD$107.00

The eighth coin from this amazingly popular series is struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality and features the majestic Orca or Killer Whale.

The killer whale is a toothed whale belonging to the oceanic dolphin family. Killer whales have sophisticated social structures, hunting techniques and vocal behaviours, which are passed across generations. They also have keen hearing and good eyesight, both in and out of water, and a developed sense of touch.

The killer whale's large size and strength make it one of the fastest of marine mammals. The average lifespan of males and female varies according to habitat and lifestyle. The female killer whale is thought to live the longest, to a maximum age of 80 to 90 years.

Presented in a plush presentation case with certificate this coin series has proven enormously popular with its tiny mintage of just 7,500 coins.

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