Silver Koala

Silver Koala Coins

The Silver Koala bullion coin is produced and released by the Australian Perth Mint, the Koala was first minted and issued in 2007. The Koala series of silver bullion coins has become a very popular release for collectors since it initial release due to its low mintage. Koala coins released are minted with a .999 silver purity making these coins very desirable for collectors and investors.

Silver Koala

2013 Silver Koala Coins

Coin Designs on the Silver Koala

Each released silver Koala bullion coin has the image of the iconic Australian koala bear on the reverse side of the coin, which changes annually with a different design being released by the Perth Mint for the coin. The observe side of the silver Koala coin has the image of Queen Elizabeth II, a design which has been engraved by mint engraver Ian Rank Broadley.

The Koala coins have been minted and released in a four different sizes and weights,  1/2oz, 1oz, 10oz and a 1kg silver bullion coin. The Perth Mint has also began minting a much smaller 1/10oz Koala bullion coin to add to this very popular coin series. All Koala’s released are minted to .999 silver purity making the Koala coin very collectable and a good investment coin.

The mintage figures for this series of coin can vary from year to year just like other types of silver bullion coins, the table below shows the official mintage figures released by the Perth Mint.

 

Silver Koala Mintage Figures

Date1/2oz Coins1oz Coins10oz Coins1kg Coins1oz Proof Coins
2007137,764
200884,057
4,367
13,118
2009100,000
6,556
34,947
2010100,000
12,928
30,692
2011110,480
10,051
75,712
2012388,046
17,132
19,511
2013500,000
2014

 

Page Resources –

– For more information on the Silver Koala bullion coin visit the Perth Mint.