1998 Australian 1oz Silver $1 Howard Florey Proof Coin in Presentation Box

The Man who developed Penicillin
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The 1998 $1 fine silver proof coin has been minted to commemorate the centenary of the birth of Howard Florey one of Australia's great pioneers of medicine and science.



Coin Highlights:

  • Contains 11.66g 999  Fine Silver
  • Packaged in presentation box 
  • Limited mintage of 20,000


Reverse: The reverse of this limited edition coin has been designed by Horst Hahne.  The design features a raised and frosted portrait of Howard Florey on a highly polished mirror-like background. 


Obverse: Features the traditional portrait of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II


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Products specifications

Product ID 21
Metal Silver
Purity 999
Weight 11.66g
Grade Proof
Mint Royal Australian Mint
Type Coin
Variant Howard Florey
Condition Sourced from Private Collection
Year 1998
Denomination $1
Packaging Individual coin capsules, presentation box
Superfund Approved No
Origin Australian
Theme People
Monarch Elizabeth II