New to World Mint Coins are three gorgeous, world-famous bullion coins from Australia - the silver Koala, silver Kookaburra, and gold Kangaroo.
These coins from the Perth Mint of Australia feature annually changing designs, making the coins not only popular with investors but coin collectors as well.
The 2009 Australian Koala Silver Coin marks the third issue of this popular series. The coins are struck in four sizes - 1 kilo, 10 oz, 1 oz, and 1/2 oz, with the 1 kilo size bearing a slightly different design. The koala, native to Australia, is practically an icon synonymous with the country.
The 2009 Australian Kookaburra Silver Coin is a 20th anniversary issue, which depicts a bird known to many, not by its appearance, but by its call. Native to Australia, the kookaburra's call has been used many times in the movies and televisions. The coins are available in four sizes - 1 kilo, 10 oz, 2 oz, and 1 oz.
The Australian Kangaroo Gold Bullion Coin was first introduced in 1987 with a design of the largest gold nugget ever found, the 2,284-oz Welcome Stranger nugget. These bullion coins became known as the Australian Gold Nugget. However, in 1990, the reverse design changed to that of a kangaroo, Australia's famous marsupial, giving way to the name Kangaroo Nugget. They are struck in multiple sizes as well.
For information, coin specifications and high resolutions images of each, click on the small coin images above. These coins and more are also available through the World Bullion Coins page.