The 2010 Gilded Edition of the popular Australian Koala Silver Coin Series depicts a charming new interpretation of Australia’s favourite tree-dwelling marsupial.
Specimen Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in specimen quality.
Young Koala Reverse Design
The coin’s reverse portrays a young koala standing on a branch enjoying its favourite diet – the leaves of a eucalyptus tree. The design also includes The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
The koala design features precision-applied 24-carat gilding, a spectacular numismatic treatment creating wonderful visual appeal.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin's obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 10,000 of these Gilded Koala silver coins.
Each coin is housed in a black display case with a blue lid, accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. Each case comes in an illustrated box shipper depicting a coloured image of two koalas.