1/2 oz Platinum Koala Coin from The Perth Mint.
The Australian Koala series began in 1988 with the 1 oz platinum coin. Since then it has become one of Australia's most collectable coins.
This half ounce koala coin has a face value of 50 Australian dollars and is struck in .9995 fine platinum.
The first platinum koala was issued in 1988 and periodically minted in 2oz, 1/2oz, and 1/4oz denominations. The series was discontinued in 2000.
The obverse features HM Queen Elizabeth II and was designed by Raphael Maklouf.
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 50 DOLLARS
The reverse shows a simple engraving of a sitting koala facing forward.
THE AUSTRALIAN KOALA 1 OZ 9995 PLATINUM 1988
|Weight / Size||0.5 Ounce|
|Platinum Weight Troy Ounces||0.5|
|Fineness / Carat||0.9995|
|Obverse Designer||Raphael Maklouf|
|Reverse Designer||Perth Mint Engravers|
|Issuing Monarch||Elizabeth II (1952 - Date)|
|Mint / Brand||Perth Mint|
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