AUSTRALIAN KOALA

2022 5oz SILVER PROOF HIGH RELIEF GILDED COIN

This extraordinary 5oz silver proof high relief gilded coin features one of Australia’s most loved marsupials, the koala.

KEY FEATURES:

  • Australian legal tender
  • Proof quality 99.99% pure silver
  • 22-carat pink gold gilding
  • Extremely limited mintage – 500
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
  • Beautifully illustrated presentation packaging

PRODUCT INFORMATION;

  • Item Code              22327KAAA
  • Barcode                 9327025048628
  • Maximum Mintage 500
  • Release Date         5 July 2022

Elements of this high relief design have been gilded in pink gold, superbly combining two celebrated minting techniques.

Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 5oz of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality and is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.

The Perth Mint will release no more than 500 of the Australian Koala 2022 5oz Silver Proof High Relief Gilded Coin.

DESIGN

The coin’s reverse portrays a sleepy koala on the branches of a eucalyptus tree. The koala and outer rim of the coin are gilded in 22- carat pink gold. The inscription ‘KOALA’, The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark, the 2022 year-date, and the weight and purity are also included in the design.

The Jody Clark effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination are depicted on the coin’s obverse.

PRESENTATION

The coin is housed in a classic display case with a clear lid. Packaged with an illustrated shipper, each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
 

Silver Content (Troy oz) 5
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 8.00
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 155.533
Maximum Diameter (mm) 50.90
Maximum Thickness (mm) 11.85
Maximum Mintage 500
Designer Ing Ing Jong

 

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