1990 1/2oz Koala Platinum Proof Issue Coin in Wooden Box

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The Australian Government approved the minting of platinum and silver coins on June 18, 1987. Hence, by September 1988, the Mint released the nation’s first Platinum Koala coin.


Queensland Mint is proud to offer the Australian 1/2oz Platinum Koala First Proof Issue Coin (1990) in Wooden Box for purchase online.


Coin Highlights:


  • Contains 1/2 troy ounce or 15.55 grams of pure 99.95% platinum
  • Proof Coin


The obverse side depicts the right facing profile of Queen Elizabeth II, along with the year and face value.


On the other hand, reverse depicts a mother Koala and her Joey on her back while perched on a eucalyptus tree. Coin also displays the weight and purity.


Condition: Mint


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Products specifications

Product ID 840
Metal Platinum
Purity 9999
Weight 1/2 oz
Grade Proof
Mint Perth Mint
Type Coin
Variant Koala
Condition Sourced from Private Collection
Year 1990
Denomination $50
Packaging Individual coin capsules, presentation box
Superfund Approved No
Origin Australian
Theme Fauna
Monarch Elizabeth II