1980 Gold Koala Collectable
This Gold coin comes from Australias Royal Canberra Mint.
This Koala coin depicts the majestic animal perched on a eucalyptus tree peering into the distance.
This coin was minted in 22 carat gold, holding 9.167 grams of the precious metals. With a legal tender value of $200 (AUD)
The 1980 Gold Koala Australian $200 series was originally minted in 1980, making this coin the first year of mintage.
The Royal Canberra mint released 50007 of these coins in 1980, they proved to be hugely popular within Australia and the rest of the world.
This was the start of the series in which production ran for the next 4 years, until 1984 when they stopped minting the $200 koalas, making this coin a highly collectable bullion.
The Obverse features Arnold Machin's portrait of her majesty Queen Elizabeth II with the inscription
ELIZABETH II - 1980
The reverse features one of Australias most popular animals; The koala, sitting on a branch within a tree gazing into the distance.
The reverse inscription reads
TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS
|Gold Weight Troy Ounces
|Fineness / Carat
|0.917 / 22
|Dr Stuart Devlin
|Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
|Mint / Brand
|Royal Australian Mint
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