Gilded in 24-carat gold, this adult koala is depicted sitting in a eucalyptus tree, the primary dwelling for this iconic Australian animal. The reverse design also includes the inscription AUSTRALIAN KOALA and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
The koala design features precision-applied 24-carat gilding, a spectacular numismatic treatment creating wonderful visual appeal.
The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in specimen quality.
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of these Australian Koala 2013 1oz Silver Gilded Editions in this packaging, from a maximum coin mintage of 10,000.
The coin is packaged in a presentation case and shipper and with a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.