The koala is loved by Australians and overseas visitors alike for its endearing bear-like appearance and soft grey fur. Each year we celebrate this adorable marsupial with highly anticipated original artistry.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Silver
The coin is struck from 5oz of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality.
2018 Koala Design
Our 2018 design celebrates one of Australia’s most iconic animals with a depiction of a koala in its favourite place to rest and eat, a flowering eucalyptus tree.
High Relief Finish
The coin’s high relief finish enhances the depth and detail of the design. The Perth Mint’s proof quality high relief strike is renowned throughout the world for its magnificent clarity and the additional detail it portrays.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin portrays the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination on its obverse.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 500 Australian Koala 2018 5oz Silver Proof High Relief Coins.
Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate
The coin is housed in a classic presentation case within a themed shipper and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.