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Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australian Koala 2022 Silver Bullion Coins

Perth Mint Coin Profiles - Australian Koala 2022 Silver Bullion Coins

Depicting one of Australia’s most beloved animals, Australian Koala silver coins pay tribute to our rich wildlife. Struck from 99.99% pure silver, the 2022 koala is available in 1 kilo and 1oz sizes.

Only 300,000 1oz coins will be released. No mintage limit applies to the 1 kilo coin, but production will close at the end of 2022 and The Perth Mint will declare the coin’s official mintage.

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.

Perth Mint Australian Koala Coin Design

Each coin’s reverse portrays a koala asleep on the bough of a tree amid clusters of aromatic eucalyptus leaves. Both coin designs incorporate the inscription ‘KOALA’, The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark, the 2022 year-date, and the weight and purity.

The obverse of each coin bears the Jody Clark effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.

Each coin’s reverse includes a security feature in the form of a micro-laser engraved letter within the coin’s design. It is only detectable under a magnifying glass.

Presentation

Each bullion coin is presented in a protective acrylic capsule.

Designer(s)

Designer and engraver Jody Clark joined the Royal Mint UK in 2012. His portrait of Queen Elizabeth II became the fifth official portrait in 2015 (View Designer’s Profile).

Ing Ing Jong is a coin designer at the Perth Mint. Her work can be seen on many of the Lunar Series coins.

Coin Specifications

Country:  Australia
Year Of Issue:  2022
Denomination:  1 kilo: 30 Dollars; 1oz: 1 Dollar (AUD)
Mint Mark:  P
Mintage:  1 kilo: Unlimited; 1oz: 300,000
Alloy:  .9999 Silver
Weight:  1 kilo: 1,000.100 g; 1oz: 31.107 g
Diameter:  1 kilo: 100.90 mm; 1oz: 40.90 mm
Thickness:  1 kilo: 14.50 mm; 1oz: 3.50 mm
OBV Designer Jody Clark
REV Designer Ing Ing Jong

 

Find All the Perth Mint Coins available at APMEX

 

Perth Mint
Perth Minthttps://www.perthmint.com/
The Perth Mint is Australia’s largest and most highly accredited precious metals enterprise. Through its integrated operations and trusted products and services, it develops markets and creates demand for Australian precious metals the world over. Operating the largest refinery and the only facility in Australia accredited for gold and silver by the London Bullion Market Association, the Mint holds endorsements by commodity trading centres in London, New York, Tokyo, Shanghai and Dubai. The Perth Mint exports in excess of USD14 billion worth of bullion bars and coins to institutional and private investors in more than 130 countries each year and issues an array of legal tender commemoratives for collectors. Offering the world’s only government guaranteed precious metals investment and storage program, the Mint also manages approximately USD3 billion worth of metal held on behalf of some 40,000 clients. Still operating in its original premises, founded in 1899, The Perth Mint is also a premier tourist destination and home to the Guinness Book of Records certified largest coin in the world – the Australian Kangaroo One Tonne Gold Coin, worth more than USD 40 million.

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