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Silver and Gold Koala Coins

Updated on March 1, 2015
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Silver and Gold Koala Coins from the Perth Mint

The Perth Mint has a series of coins that include both numismatic and bullion coins depicting the koala. The koala is one of the more recognizable animals of Australia.

The koala series first started with the 2009 issue. The image on these coins changes annually, and it has quickly become a popular series.

Image courtesy of the Perth Mint.

Silver Bullion Koala

The silver bullion coin is available in a multitude of sizes, starting with the small one-tenth Troy ounce coin, and including large coins as large as a kilogram.

The one-tenth Troy ounce coins and some one Troy ounce coins are mint to order coins, which means they are produced only after ordered. The mint to order coins are issued on a mint card, and should command a premium over the other bullion issues.

The Gold Koala Proof Koala Coins

The gold coin is available in several sizes from as small as one twenty-fifth Troy ounce, and as large as one Troy Ounce. These coins are well worth consideration from any investor and from any coin collector. The proof coins are numismatic coins.

The gold koala coins are housed in a beautiful display case with a timber lid, and are accompanied by a numbered certificate of authenticity. These are minted in limited quantity.

2011 Gold Koala

2011 Gold Koala
2011 Gold Koala

2009 Gold Koala

2009 Gold Koala
2009 Gold Koala

The Gilded Koala

The Perth Mint strikes a limited edition fine silver koala coin, gilded with 24-kt gold. These come with a numbered certificate of authenticity, and are housed in a beautiful display case and mint box.

2009 Gilded Koala: Gold on Silver

2009 Gilded Koala:  Gold on Silver
2009 Gilded Koala: Gold on Silver

Platinum Koala

Yes, the koala is one of the few coins with a platinum version. The size choices are limited, but at least it is available.

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    • Jo-Jackson profile image

      Jo-Jackson 4 years ago

      The Perth mint puts out lots of nice collectables.

    • Bellezza-Decor profile image

      Bellezza-Decor 4 years ago from Canada

      The Koala coins are simply beautiful.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Nice coins :)