Australian Koala

Australian Koala

The first one ounce Australian koala silver coin was issued in 2007 by the Perth Mint, all silver koala coins have a $1 face value on 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 31.135 grams or one ounce. 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.

The silver koalais offered in four different weights, which is uncommon for a silver bullion coin, the bullion coins can be purchased in ┬Żoz, 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.


1oz Australian Koala 2007-Present

2014 Koala Coin

2014 Koala

2014 Silver Koala features the image of the head of a adult koala bear on the reverse of this silver bullion coin. A total of 100,000 coins minted.




2013 Koala Coin

2013 Koala

2013 Silver Koala is without the shimmer background but a frosted one instead, features an image of an adult koala climbing up a tree branch. A total of 100,000 coins minted.



Australian Koala Coin

2012 Berlin Privy Marked Koala

2011 Silver Koala is without the shimmer background but a frosted one instead, features an image of an adult koala laying on a tree branch & Berlin Bear privy mark. A total of 50,000 coins minted.



Australian Silver Koala

2012 Koala

2011 Silver Koala is without the shimmer background but a delicately frosted one instead, features an image of an adult koala laying on a tree branch. A total of 100,000 coins minted.

 


Australian Koala Silver Coin

2011 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 100,000 coins minted.



Silver Koala

2011 Berlin Privy Marked 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 & Berlin Bear privy mark. A total of 50,000 coins minted.



Silver Koala 2010

2010 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 100,000 coins minted.

 


Koala 2009

2009 Koala

2009 Silver Koala with unique shimmer background, and a image of a young koala sitting on a tree branch. A total of 100,000 coins minted.

 

 

Koala 2008

2008 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 84,057 coins minted.

 

 

Koala 2007

2007 Koala

2007 Silver Koala with unique shimmer background, image depicts a cuddly koala clinging tenaciously to the branch of a gum tree. A total of 137,764 coins minted.

 

 

All images courtesy of the Perth Mint

 

 

1oz Koala Specifications

Mint: Perth Mint
Weight: 311.35 grams
Diameter: 40.6 mm
Edge: Reeded
Composition: .999 Silver
Issued Date: 2007-Present

 

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