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Why order this High Relief 2018-P $8 Australia 5 oz Silver Koala Proof?
In 2007, the Perth Mint released its first ever Silver Koala. Since then, the coin has emerged as a favorite among collectors, thanks in large part to its adorable designs, which change every year. Proof Koalas are particularly attractive. This 5 oz. version is part of a very limited mintage of just 500 pieces. It was struck from .9999 fine silver and bears the Perth Mint's iconic "P" mint mark on the left side of the reverse.
Adorable Koala Design by Natasha Muhl
The coin's obverse features Ian Rank-Broadley's portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Rank-Broadley shows the monarch in right-side profile wearing a tiara in the image, which appeared on Australian coinage for two decades. She is encircled by three sets of rim inscriptions, her name, "ELIZABETH II," the coin's country, "AUSTRALIA," and its face value, "8 DOLLARS."
Natasha Muhl's reverse design shows a koala climbing out on the branch of a eucalyptus tree. The up close perspective of the design shows the creature in fine detail. The design is encircled by a rim frame that contains two sets of inscriptions, "AUSTRALIAN KOALA" at the top and "2018 5 OZ 9999 SILVER" at the bottom.
Flawless PF70 UC with Mint Display Box and Koala Label
This coin comes with a lovely Mint Display box to hold the graded slab. Numismatic Guarantee Corporation (NGC) deemed this coin a Proof 70, and stated as such on a unique Koala label. Proof 70 coins are in perfect condition as seen under 5x magnification.
Don't miss your chance to own this $8 Australia 2018-P High Relief 5 oz Silver Koala Proof.
This 2018-P Australia 5 oz High Relief Silver Koala Proof $8 Coin NGC PF70 UC Mint Display Box Koala Label is proudly minted by the Perth Mint. The Perth Mint was established in 1899. Today it produces popular series, including the Kookaburra, Koala, and Kangaroo series.
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Packaging:||Mint Display Box|
|Display Weight:||5 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||155.517 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||5 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Koala Perched in Tree|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Ian Rank-Broadley|