Australian Koala 2017 5oz Gold Proof Coin

The Perth Mint is pleased to present the 2017 Australian koala 5oz gold proof coin, featuring one of Australia’s most loved marsupials.

Key features:

  • Proof quality 99.99% pure gold
  • 2017 koala design
  • Australian legal tender
Mintage 75


Australia most loved marsupials

Symbolising Australia’s finest coin-making traditions, this superb much loved Australian Koala is struck from 5oz of 99.99% pure gold with a flawless proof quality finish.

2017 Koala Design

The coin's reverse depicts a koala sitting at the base of a eucalyptus tree with another tree in the background. The design includes the inscription AUSTRALIAN KOALA, The Perth Mint's 'P' mintmark, coin's weight, fineness and the 2017 year-date.


04 australian koala 2017 5oz gold proof InCase

Presentation case 

The set is housed in a prestigious Perth Mint wooden presentation case within a themed, customised shipper and is accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity.



Year 2017
Metal Gold
Gold Content (Troy oz) 5.000
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 500.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 155.533
Maximum Diameter (mm) 50.50
Maximum Thickness (mm) 5.50
Maximum Mintage 75
Finish Proof
Legal Tender Australian
Effigy Ian Rank-Broadley design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II
Designer Thomas Vaughan

You may also like

  • Delivery
    Free shipping worldwide

    On orders over AUD 300 (excludes bullion)

  • Shopping
    Shop with confidence

    30-day money back guarantee (excludes bullion, loose pink diamonds, in-store purchases)

  • Click & Collect
    Click & Collect

    FREE service for all collector coins, bullion, jewellery and gift orders up to AUD 70,000.

  • Secure
    Safe shopping

    Safe and secure payment using 256-bit SSL encryption

  • Privacy

    The Perth Mint does not sell, loan or share your personal information