Category Archives: Australian Coins

2013 Australian Koala Gold Proof Coins Issued

2013 Australian Koala Gold Proof CoinsAvailable now from the Perth Mint of Australia are three differently sized 2013 Australian Koala Gold Proof Coins. These three strikes are each composed of 99.99% pure gold with the larger two of the three featured in high relief.

Shown on the reverse of the strikes is a design features a single koala. Sizing of the coins include two ounces, one ounce and one-tenth ounce, each struck to extremely limited mintages. Continue reading

Five 2013 Discover Australia 1 Oz Silver Proof Coins Debut

2013-Discover-Australia-1-oz-Silver-Proof-CoinsThe 2013 Discover Australia 1 Oz Silver Proof Coins are now available from the Perth Mint of Australia. Each of the new releases is struck to proof quality from one ounce of 99.9% pure silver.

Shown on the reverse of the strikes is colorized designs depicting some of the unique creatures of Australia and their natural habitat. The five 2013-dated releases showcase a kangaroo, a koala, an emu, a kookaburra and a platypus. Continue reading

2013 Australian Kookaburra 1 oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin Available

2013 Australian Kookaburra 1 oz Silver Proof High Relief CoinAvailable now from the Perth Mint of Australia is the 2013 Australian Kookaburra 1 oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin. The coin is struck from one ounce of 99.9% pure silver to proof quality and features an issue limit of just 9,000.

The release of this coin marks the second annual issue of a high relief kookaburra which is minted with concave surfaces to ensure optimum flow of the designs. This series debuted for the first time in 2012 with that coin quickly achieving a sell-out. Continue reading

2013 Mini Roo 0.5g Gold Coin Available

2013 Mini Roo Gold Coin (Perth Mint image)Available now from the Perth Mint of Australia is the 2013 Mini Roo 0.5g Gold Coin. This coin is struck from half a gram of 99.99% pure gold and features the likeness of a kangaroo on its reverse.

Pricing of the Mini Roo is AUS $54.09 (US $56.87), however, that is subject to change based on market conditions. The strike is presented on a mint-to-order basis with the final mintage announced following the end of production. Continue reading

2013 Koala 1 oz Silver Colored Coin Released by Perth Mint

2013 Australian Outback - Koala 1 oz Silver Colored CoinThe Perth Mint of Australia has released a new strike depicting one of Australia's most iconic creatures, the koala. Available now from the Perth Mint is the 2013 Australian Koala 1 oz Silver Colored Coin.

As indicated by the name, a koala is featured on the reverse of the coin. In addition, colored details have been added to the design to further enhance it. Continue reading

Australian Map Shaped Kangaroo 1 Oz Silver Coin

Australian Map-Shaped 2013 Kangaroo 1 oz Silver Coin

Offered as the third release in a proven sell-out series is the Australian Map-Shaped 2013 Kangaroo 1 oz Silver Coin. Shown on the reverse of the 99.9% pure silver coin is the image of a kangaroo set in the Australian outback.

This strike continues the extremely popular Australia map shaped program which debuted last year with two strikes that quickly went on to a sold-out status. Like those previous releases, the new Kangaroo Coin features the extremely limited mintage of just 6,000.

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2013 Aurora Australis 1 oz Silver Proof Coin Issued

2013 Aurora Australis 1 oz Silver Proof Coin

The Perth Mint of Australia has issued the 2013 Aurora Australis 1 oz Silver Proof Coin for sale to the public. This strike is offered as the tenth release of the Perth Mint's Australian Antarctic Territory Series and features a colorful reverse utilizing glow-in-the-dark ink emblematic of the night-time sky phenomenon known as the Aurora Australis.

Current pricing of the one ounce, 99.9% pure silver coin is listed by the Perth Mint as AUS $94.55, but is subject to change. Maximum mintage of the release is limited to only 7,500 worldwide.

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2013 Australian Opal Kangaroo Silver Proof Coin Released

2013 Australian Opal Kangaroo Silver Proof Coin

Appearing from the Perth Mint of Australia as the third release in a series is the 2013 Australian Opal Kangaroo Silver Proof Coin. This coin is struck from one ounce of 99.9% pure silver and features an inner panel of pure Australian opal with a design showcasing Australia's most iconic creature, the kangaroo.

Maximum mintage of the release is listed at just 8,000 coins. This is the same mintage cap used for the previous two releases of the Australian Opal Series, each of which sold out.

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2013 Koala Silver 5 oz High Relief Coin

2013 Australian Koala 5 oz Silver Proof High Relief CoinStruck from five ounces of 99.9% pure silver with a high relief obverse and reverse design, the 2013 Australian Koala 5 oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin is now available from the Perth Mint of Australia.

This release is the first time the Perth Mint has created a koala coin in high relief from five ounces of silver. Maximum mintage of the high relief silver Koala is limited to just 5,000 with the coins only available now for purchase in Australia. Continue reading

2013 Regent Bowerbird Silver Proof Coin Released in Birds of Australia Series

2013 Birds of Australia Regent Bowerbird Silver Proof CoinThe Perth Mint of Australia has released the third strike in its popular Birds of Australia series. Available now for ordering are the 2013 Regent Bowerbird 1/2 oz Silver Proof Coin.

Each of these strikes are composed of 1/2 ounce of 99.9% pure silver. Shown on the reverse of the coin is a colored image of a Regent Bowerbird. Continue reading