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Deadly and Dangerous: Spider-Hunting Scorpion 2014 1oz Silver Proof Coin

The Perth Mint has recently released the Spider-Hunting Scorpion 2014 1oz Silver Proof Coin, the ninth coin in the Deadly and Dangerous series.

scorpion hunting spiders

The coin features the deadly and dangerous Australian Spider-Hunting or Burrow Scorpion, known by the scientific name of Isometoides vesus, which specializes when it comes to the stalking and killing of spiders in their lairs, especially wolf spiders, which can be very aggressive. The Spider-Hunter Scorpion can be found in the Australian outback and dessert. Each coin is struck in proof quality and consists of one ounce of 99.9% or three nines fine pure silver. Only 5,000 coins will be issued of which only about 200 is still available for sale directly from the Perth Mint (at the time of writing). Be sure to buy yours before these are out of stock.