The Perth Mint has issued the 2016 Australian Koala 1 oz. Silver Proof High Relief Coin, which is available for $99.09 AUD ($75.79 USD) and has a mintage limited to 10,000 units. Composed of 99.9% silver, the coin measures 32.6 mm in diameter and is 6 mm thick.
The reverse features this year’s image of a Koala walking along the branch of a eucalyptus tree. Inscribed along the rim are AUSTRALIAN KOALA, 2016, 1 oz 999 SILVER, and the Perth Mint’s “P” mint mark. Ing Ing Jong served as the designer.
The coin’s obverse carries Ian Rank-Broadley’s effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, with the inscriptions ELIZABETH II, AUSTRALIA, and 1 DOLLAR placed along the rim.
This issue comes packaged in a Perth Mint display case with a numbered certificate of authenticity. For more information on the 2016 Australian Koala 1 oz. Silver Proof High Relief Coin, please visit the Web site of Perth Mint.