1 Kilo Koala Coin Series
The first 1 kilo silver koala was issued in 2008 by the Perth Mint, all Silver 1 kilo Koala's have a $30 face value to them, These coins are considered legal tender but their intrinsic value will exceed that of their face value. The Koala bullion coins have a silver purity of .999, with each coin weighing 1000 grams or 1 kilo. The coin generally features a Koala on the reverse of the coin which is changed each year with a new design, and a image of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse. There where no 1 Kilo Koalas minted in 2007.
The silver koalais offered in four different weights, which is uncommon for a silver bullion coin, the bullion coins can be purchased in ½oz, 1oz, 10oz and 1kilo sizes. All four sizes are set to be produced for demand with no preset mintage level, the four coins denominations are $30, $10, $1, and 50cents.
1 Kilo Australian Koala 2008-Present
2011 1 Kilo Koala
2011 Silver Koala is without the shimmer background but a delicately frosted one instead, features an image of an adult and young koala in the fork of a tree. A total of ? coins minted.
2010 1 Kilo Koala
2010 Silver Koala is without the shimmer background but a delicately frosted one instead, features a young koala on a tree branch eating gum leaves. A total of ? coins minted.
2009 1 Kilo Koala
2009 Silver Koala with unique shimmer background, and a image of a young koala sitting on a tree branch. A total of 34,947 coins minted.
2008 1 Kilo Koala
2008 Silver Koala with unique shimmer background, with a image of a mother and baby koala sitting on a tree branch. A total of 13,118 coins minted.
All images courtesy of the Perth Mint
1 Kilo Koala Specifications
Mint: Perth Mint
Weight: 1000 grams
Diameter: 101 mm
Composition: .999 Silver
Issued Date: 2008-Present
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