Available now from the Perth Mint, is a coin remembering 50 years in the life of a doll. No, not a beautiful woman, but a true kid's doll. The 50th Anniversary of Barbie™ 1oz Silver Proof Coin celebrates 50 years since the creation of the toy from Mattel first made little girls smile.
This colorful 1 oz silver proof coin showcases the official 50th Barbie Anniversary logo with classic images of the womanly shaped doll. These curves proved quite a change from the dolls normal of 50 years ago. Most dolls of the age were made in the shape of babies.
Sometimes the simplest design can be one of the most attractive. This is true of the Kangaroo at Sunset coins available from the Royal Australian Mint.
The design of this 1 oz silver coin, also available in gold, was even nominated for a Coin of the Year Award. With its' iconic marsupial image near the top of the coin, and an illustrated reflection leading towards the bottom, it truly is understated in a captivating way.
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. Continue reading
As part of our growing collection of coin information available for you, World Mint Coins has added a new section of Australian Coins. Here we will feature beautiful coins produced by the premier facilities from down under like the Perth Mint and the Royal Australian Mint.
One such prized example of their work is the 1 oz Gilded Koala Silver Coin available from the Perth Mint. These koalas mark the third year in the silver koala series, but only the second year they have offered a gilded version.