2016 100th Anniversary of Gumnut Babies 1oz Silver Coin & Book

2016 100th Anniversary of Gumnut Babies 1oz Silver Coin & Book

Regular Price $129.27

Originally published in 1916 May Gibbs’ Gumnut Babies went on to become a much-loved Australian children’s classic. Her creation of a fantasy world within the Australian bush using creatures and images that were well-recognised and found right across the country has fascinated generations of Australians for decades.

Creating characters out of gumnuts banksias flowers and other Australian flora and fauna Gibbs captured the imagination of children and adults alike employing humour to appeal to all ages. Her accompanying illustrations reflected the beauty and uniqueness of the bush bringing her stories to life.

Struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver the coin is housed in the cover of a specially commissioned limited edition book which contains a compilation of Gibbs most iconic tales.

The Perth Mint will release no more than 2 500 of the 100th Anniversary of Gumnut Babies 2016 1oz Silver Proof Coin & Book. This beautiful coin and book set will make an ideal gift or collectable item.

The coin's reverse depicts a colour image of seven gumnut babies sitting on a eucalypt tree branch surrounded by gumnuts and gum leaves. 

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Wynyard Coin Centre will attempt to exchange (if available) or provide a refund for any items delivered damaged or unsatisfactory when returned in original, undamaged condition with all product components as supplied within 14 days of receipt.

Cancelled items/orders for customer change of mind or return without major problem (in original condition) will be refunded less postage charges and any merchant fees (PayPal 2.6%, VISA/Mastercard, Shop Pay, Apple Pay & Google Pay 1.6% + $0.30) associated with accepting the original payment within 28 days of purchase. 

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