2008 Australian 1/2oz Gold Discover Australia 5 Proof Coin Set in Wooden Box

Australian Gold Proof Coin Set
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Beginning in 2006, minted in Perth, the Discover Australia series was established to showcase famous Australian landmarks, regions and cities, as well as native flora and fauna.  This coin series was produced only in proof grade, in all 3 of the precious metals silver, gold and platinum. Shipping in various packages from individual single coin boxes, to sets of 5 and sets of 3 consecutive year boxes of x5 coins. Sizes vary from 1/25th of an ounce to full 1oz coins. The silver and platinum coins were generally coloured proof coins, while the gold coins were not.


Queensland Mint is proud to offer the Australian 1/2oz Gold Discover Australia 5 Proof Coin Set (2008) in Wooden Box for purchase online.


Coin Highlights:


  • Contains 2.50 troy ounce or 77.75 grams of pure 99.99% gold
  • Limited mintage of 1,000 coins
  • Proof Coin
  • Ships with certificate of authenticity


Obverse depicts the traditional effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II along with the face value.


Reverse depicts the different Australian animals.


No more than 1,000 of the Australian 1/2oz Gold Discover Australia 5 Proof Coin Set 2008 in Wooden Box will be issued.


Condition: Please note there is a small scuff mark on the box.


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Products specifications

Product ID 803
Metal Gold
Purity 9999
Weight 1/2 oz
Grade Proof
Mint Perth Mint
Type Coin
Variant Discover Australia
Series Discover Australia
Condition Sourced from Private Collection
Year 2008
Packaging Individual coin capsules, presentation box
Superfund Approved No
Origin Australian
Theme Places
Monarch Elizabeth II