The Perth Mint will release its annual series of four different sized 2011 Australian Silver Koala Coins on October 4, 2010.
The 2011 Silver Koala features a new reverse design -- a concept that was introduced when the bullion coin series launched in 2007. The annually changing designs make the 99.9 percent silver coins a favorite among investors and collectors.
The Perth Mint has unveiled its 2010 Silver Bullion Coin Program. Recognized throughout the world for their superior quality, superb artistry and Government guarantee of weight and purity, these magnificent pure silver coins are welcomed annually by both investors and collectors.
The Mint's 2010 offerings include: Australian Kookaburra Silver Coin Series, Australian Koala Silver Coin Series and the Australian Lunar Silver Coin Series. Each coin is composed of 99.9% pure silver with its purity and weight guaranteed by the Australian Government. Additionally, these coins are considered legal tender under the Australian Currency Act of 1965.
The following described silver coins will be available worldwide through The Perth Mint Web site, or through its authorized distributors and coin dealers:
The Perth Mint revealed their stunning and newly designed 2009 silver bullion coins this week that include the series of Australian Koala Silver Coins and Australian Kookaburra Silver Coins. Both coin series are legal tender, struck in 99.9% pure silver, include guarantees in weight and purity, and offer intriguing designs with differing sizes.
Other common elements include the obverse or heads side design depicting Ian Rank-Broadley's effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. In addition, both series have The Perth Mint's traditional "P" mint mark, a 109 year-old symbol "embodying its commitment to minting excellence."