Australian Koala 2016 5oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin

Portraying one of our most loved marsupials, this stunning silver coin from the annual Australian koala series showcases The Perth Mint’s stunning high relief proof quality finish.

Key features:

  • Proof quality 99.9% pure silver
  • Stunning high relief strike
  • Australian legal tender
Mintage 5,000


Treasured native marsupial

Each of these coins featuring the Australian koala is struck by The Perth Mint from 5oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality. 

2016 Koala design

The coin's reverse depicts an adult koala walking along a branch of a eucalyptus tree. The design includes the inscription AUSTRALIAN KOALA, The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark, and the 2016 year-date.


04 australian koala 2016 5oz silver high relief InCase

Presentation packaging

The coin is housed in a classic Perth Mint presentation case with a themed, customised shipper and is accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity.




Year 2016
Metal Silver
Silver Content (Troy oz) 5.000
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 8.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.90
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 155.673
Maximum Diameter (mm) 50.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 12.50
Maximum Mintage 5,000
Finish Proof, High Relief
Legal Tender Australian
Effigy Ian Rank-Broadley design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II
Designer Ing Ing Jong

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