The Perth Mint is pleased to announce the release of the stunning 2013 Discover Australia silver proof coin series. With five new designs for 2013, the series will showcase the Australian kangaroo, koala, emu, kookaburra and platypus in their natural environment.
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
Each coin from the Discover Australia 2013 Silver Five-Coin Set has been struck from 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
Five Beautifully Coloured Coins
The Kangaroo coin's reverse depicts a kangaroo set against a coloured outback scene incorporating wild spring grasses and Australian boab trees.
The Koala coin's reverse depicts an adult koala on a eucalyptus tree stump against a coloured forest scene and picturesque sunset.
The Emu coin’s reverse depicts an emu against a coloured desert scene incorporating wild flowers and grasses.
The Kookaburra coin’s reverse depicts a winged kookaburra against a coloured river scene at dawn.
The Platypus coin’s reverse depicts a platypus against a coloured tropical rainforest scene.
The inscriptions DISCOVER AUSTRALIA and the name of the specific animal frames each coin. The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark and the 2013 year-date are also included in the design.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as Australian legal tender, each coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.
Beautiful Packaging and Numbered Certificate
The 2013 Discover Australia silver proof coin series is available in a five-coin presentation case featuring a timber lid and stylised shipper.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of each of the 2013 Discover Australia 1oz silver proof coins, with an issue limit of 3,500 for each individual coin and 1,500 for the five-coin set.
The Perth Mint is pleased to announce the release of the stunning 2013 Discover Australia silver proof coin series.
With five new designs for 2013, the series will consist of the Kangaroo, Koala, Emu, Kookaburra and Platypus.