Following last year’s hugely successful first release, the 2008
Silver Koala portrays a captivating new image of Australia’s cuddliest marsupial.
Specimen Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
The highly-appealing second Silver Koala is struck from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in
New Cuddly Koala Design
The coin’s reverse design depicts an adorable image of a mother and baby koala
sitting on a tree branch.
Remarkable ‘Shimmer’ Background
The image, which incorporates The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark, appears on a unique
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin bears
the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on its obverse.
Illustrated Presentation Card
The coin is housed on a superbly illustrated display card, which includes a
Certificate of Authenticity on the back.
The 2008 Silver Koala is struck on a ‘Mint-to-Order’ basis only. Production will
close on announcement of the 2009-dated coin, enabling The Perth Mint to declare its