• 1980 Gold Koala Australian Dollar $200 Coin Australia reverse
  • 1980 Gold Koala Australian Dollar $200 Coin Australia obverse
  • 1980 Gold Koala Australian Dollar $200 Coin Australia obverse in wallet
  • 1980 Gold Koala Australian Dollar $200 Coin Australia reverse
  • 1980 Gold Koala Australian Dollar $200 Coin Australia obverse
  • 1980 Gold Koala Australian Dollar $200 Coin Australia obverse in wallet
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1980 Gold Koala Australian Dollar $200 Coin

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)


(VAT Exempt)
Totals are approximate until metal prices are confirmed on the next LBMA fix.

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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



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



Diameter24.2 mm
Gold Weight Troy Ounces0.294
Fineness / Carat0.917 / 22
Mintage Figure50,007
Obverse DesignerArnold Machin
Reverse DesignerDr Stuart Devlin
Issuing Monarch Elizabeth II (1952-2022)
Mint / BrandRoyal Australian Mint
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Terms of Sale - Key Points

You can find more information on payment and identification requirements.

Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their precious metal content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.

Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.

All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out. 

If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item, it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes; therefore, some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.

Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.

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Delivery Information

We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows.

Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Next day fully insured and tracked. Delivery starts from £6. 

Orders under £60

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.

If you wish to have your order sent by an alternative method (e.g., Saturday Guaranteed) please contact +441253343081 for more information. Please note, we will not dispatch high value orders over a bank holiday weekend.

For international delivery, please check with your local customs office for more information on custom duty and taxes.

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Postal Insurance

We offer fully insured delivery on all special delivery options. We do need to pass on the cost of this insurance as it soon adds up shipping high value gold and silver products. 

  • Orders under £1500 there is no additional fee.
  • Orders over £1500 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1500 we apply a £1 fee. 

If you require any assistance, please do not hesitate to call the showroom on +441253343081 and one of our team can discuss your purchase.