Monday, 23 January 2012

2012 Silver Koala Released

Australian Silver Koala2012 Silver Koala

The 2012 Silver Koala bullion coin has been released by the Australian Perth Mint, this is the fifth coin in the koala coin series to be released. There will be approximately 100,000 coins minted for the run of this popular series of silver bullion coins. The koala was first released in 2007 and is available in various sizes for the collector, this years koala design shows the koala clinging to a tree branch whilst asleep.

Each of the designs released is minted from .999 pure fine silver and is available in a variety of sizes from the ½oz, 1oz, 10oz and 1kilo. The coin denominations for each of the sizes are 50cents $1, $10 and $30 respectively, there are also gilded koala coins and proof versions minted for collectors.

Silver Koala Coin Specifications

Mint: Perth Mint
Weight: 31.135 grams
Diameter: 40.6 mm
Edge: Reeded
Composition: .999 Silver

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