The gold coins for sale from the Perth Mint’s Australian Koala Series are available in varying weights each year and primarily offered as collectible proofs. The Silver Koala debuted in 2007 and was followed in short order in 2008 by the Gold Koala Series. To date, proofs are the predominant option in the Gold Australian Koala Series, with high-relief strikes popular each year. Today, perfect condition 2012 1 oz Gold Australian Koala High Reliefs are available to you online at Silver.com.
- Available to ship to you in an individual plastic slab courtesy of the PCGS!
- Fifth year of release in the Gold Australian Koala Series!
- Original mintage limited to 2,000 coins only!
- Availability of certified perfect coins is limited!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .9999 fine gold.
- The face value of $100 (AUD) is fully backed by the Australian government.
- Graded PR70 by the Professional Coin Grading Service.
- DCAM designation.
- On the obverse is an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
- The reverse features a koala napping on the branch of a tree.
Koalas are one of the many species of marsupial that inhabit the Australian continent. The koala is often mistakenly referred to as a koala bear, even though it is a marsupial and not a member of the bear genus. Koalas appear cute and cuddly in photo ops at zoos and when encountered in the Outback, but when pressed, the koala has the capacity to defend itself with its long, sharp claws. Since 2007, the Perth Mint has issued Australian Koala bullion coins in both silver and gold.
All of these 2012 1 oz Gold Australian Koala High Relief Coins are available to purchase at Silver.com in perfect condition. Coins with a PR70 certification have full, original mint luster with no detracting flaws present on the design elements or fields of the coins. The included DCAM designation indicates the coins have strong, frosted designs with deeply-mirrored, clear fields.
On the obverse of 2012 Gold Koala High Relief Coins is a bust of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty is the longest-reigning monarch in British history and has been Queen of England since 1952. Her effigy features on British coins, as well as those of the Commonwealth. In Australia, this 1998 design from Ian Rank-Broadley served as the fifth-generation portrait of the monarch. The portrait includes the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara on her head.
The reverse face of the 2012 1 oz Gold Koala High Relief Coin comes with an image of a koala as it lounges on a tree branch. The creature is captured in a new design each year in this series. The high-relief strike in this release delivers a deeper visual field and helps create greater 3D visuals on the design element.
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