Dreaming Down Under –

Koala

2021 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin

*** Kangaroo already released - Dingo being released in July 2021 ***

The second of five 1/2oz silver proof coins from the adorable Dreaming Down Under Series, this irresistible release portrays Australia’s sleepiest animal – a young koala.

Key Features:

  • Proof quality 99.99% pure silver
  • Adorable baby koala design
  • Australian Legal Tender - Fifty Cents
  • Second of five releases
  • Limited mintage – 5,000
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
  • Dreamy presentation packaging

Product Information:

  • Item Code 21I56AAA 
  • Barcode 9327025047331
  • Release Date 1 June 2021

Previous Release in this Series:

  • Kangaroo (March 2021)

Future Releases in this Series:

  • Dingo (July 2021)
  • Tasmanian Devil
  • Wombat 

Like all young marsupials, a baby koala is known as a joey – a shy and defenceless version of its adult protectors. Beautifully realised, the artistry on this coin captures the creature’s vulnerability to perfection.

Dreamy Design

The coin depicts a cute baby koala asleep in a fleece-lined twig basket – a prop that has created a popular trend in newborn photography among parents all around the world. As well as The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark, the design also incorporates colourful Australian native flowers and wildlife.

Presentation Packaging

Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, the coin is housed in a classic display case with a clear lid and a beautifully illustrated shipper.

Release Schedule

Year-date

Animal

Delivery date*

2021

Kangaroo

In Market

2021

Koala

In Market

2021

Dingo

July 2021

2021

Tasmanian Devil

September 2021

2021

Wombat

October 2021

(*The Perth Mint reserves the right to amend scheduled delivery date.)

 

Technical Specifications

Year Date 2021
Silver Content (Troy oz) 0.5
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 0.50
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 15.553
Maximum Diameter (mm) 32.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 2.90
Maximum Mintage 5,000
Legal Tender Australian Legal Tender
Effigy Jody Clark design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II
Designer Elise Martinson

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