Limited mintage just 1,000!
These items are on a slight delay with availability expected in approx 1 week. Your entire order will ship upon their arrival (please note orders will only be dispatched when entire orders are fulfilled).
* Proof quality 99.99% pure gold
* 4th Light Horse Brigade reverse design
* Australian legal tender
* Limited mintage
* Presentation packaging
* Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
The Perth Mint is proud to present the latest gold release from The ANZAC Spirit 100th Anniversary Coin Series commemorating the 4th Light Horse Brigade.
The 4th Light Horse Brigade was made up of the 4th, 11th, and 12th Light Horse Regiments, which served with distinction on Gallipoli and in Sinai-Palestine during the First World War. The 4th Light Horse Brigade was formed in March 1915 and served on Gallipoli as dismounted infantry. Their most significant action, however, took place on 31 October 1917 when they participated in a cavalry charge near the town of Beersheba in Palestine, in an effort to route the enemys Gaza-Beersheba defences. This action was recognised as one of the most famous mounted actions of the First World War.
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1/4oz of 99.99% pure gold, and is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,000 of The ANZAC Spirit 100th Anniversary Coin Series -Beersheba 2017 1/4oz Gold Proof Coin.
The coins reverse depicts a member of the 4th Light Horse Brigade with his horse. The design includes a red poppy, the inscription THOSE MARVELLOUS HORSES 1917, as well as The Perth Mints traditional P mintmark.
The coins obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2017 year-date, and the monetary denomination.
Each coin will be presented in a black and red themed display case featuring the words PRIDE, RESPECT, and GRATITUDE on the outside of the case, within a themed shipper, and accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.