Australian icon stuns collectors

The iconic koala is loved by Australians and overseas visitors alike for its endearing appearance and soft grey fur. 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.

As part of The Perth Mint's annual ode to the adorable marsupial, this coin is struck from 5oz of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality.

High relief finish

The Perth Mint’s proof quality high relief strike is renowned throughout the world for its magnificent clarity and the additional detail it portrays.


04 australian koala 2018 5oz silver proof high relief InCase

Presentation packaging 

The coin is housed in a classic presentation case within a themed shipper and is accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity.



Year 2018
Metal Silver
Silver Content (Troy oz) 5.000
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 8.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 155.533
Maximum Diameter (mm) 50.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 11.00
Maximum Mintage 500
Finish Proof, High Relief
Legal Tender Australian
Effigy Ian Rank-Broadley design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II
Designer Natasha Muhl

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