Australian Koala 2017 2oz Silver High Relief Antiqued Coin

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This spectacular 2oz silver high relief coin from The Perth Mint features a sleepy Australian koala nestled in a tree.

Key features: 

  • 99.99% pure silver
  • 2oz rimless antiqued coin
  • Sleepy koala design
  • Australian legal tender
Mintage 3,000
SKU 17A35AAA

Story

Charming koalas

Koalas have their own 'home' environment, which is made up of several trees known as home trees. Koala’s visit these same trees, known as their home range regularly. The size of each home range, which overlaps with that of other koalas, depends on numerous factors including the quality of the habitat, gender, age and social position of a koala.

Antiqued design

The reverse of the coin depicts an adult koala sleeping in a eucalyptus tree surrounded by gumnuts, gum leaves and gum blossoms. The design also includes The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark. To capture the depth and detail of the design, the coin is struck in high relief to a rimless format and features an antique finish.

 

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Presentation packaging 

Each coin is housed in a classic Perth Mint display case. It is presented in an illustrated shipper and accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity.

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Specifications

Specifications

Year 2017
Metal Silver
Silver Content (Troy oz) 2.000
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 2.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 62.213
Maximum Diameter (mm) 40.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 6.00
Maximum Mintage 3,000
Finish Antique, High Relief
Legal Tender Australian
Effigy Ian Rank-Broadley design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II
Designer Jennifer McKenna

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