The 2012 half ounce Perth Mint koalas are one of our most popular silver coins. This is an investment product.
Australia first issued a one ounce silver bullion coin, the Kookaburra, in 1990. In 1999, it was decided to issue a silver Chinese Lunar Year series of silver bullion coins, following the success of the gold versions which started in 1996. In 2007, the Perth Mint introduced another new silver bullion coin, which we believe will be very popular - Silver Koalas. Initially, these were only produced in a one ounce version, but for 2012 they produced four sizes, as the new coins are proving popular. Koala bears have an image of being cute and cuddly, although we also believe that in common with most other wild animals, they can be fierce when disturbed or provoked. As they are equipped with strong claws, we would not like to upset one!
|Weight / Size||0.5 Ounce|
|Silver Weight Troy Ounces||0.5|
|Fineness / Carat||0.999 Fine|
|Obverse Designer||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Reverse Designer||Aleysha Howarth|
|Mint / Brand||Perth Mint|
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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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