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2018 Australian Koala set to rouse silver bullion coin market

Topics [ silver bullion coins silver bullion Perth Mint Australian Koala where to buy silver ]

The 12th annual issue of the Australian Koala Silver Bullion Coin series is released today.

Struck from 99.99% pure silver, the 2018 coins are offered in two sizes both featuring a representation of the famously sleepy marsupial astride two branches in a flowering eucalyptus tree.


The attractive design is portrayed on the 1oz coin in a superior bullion finish combining both frosted and shiny design elements. No more than 300,000 will be made available worldwide.

Representing one of the most cost-effective ways to acquire silver bullion in the trusted format of Australian legal tender, its kilo cousin features a fully frosted finish.

Australian Koala coins are part of the official Australian Bullion Coin Program manufactured exclusively by The Perth Mint. Sought worldwide for the purity of their gold, silver and platinum as well as their popular designs, the coins appeal to investors seeking the protective attributes of precious metals within a diversified portfolio.

To purchase 2018 Australian Koala coins or other releases from the program, customers are encouraged to call the BullionLine on 1300 201 112 (Australia) / +61 8 9421 7218 (International), or visit The Perth Mint Bullion Trading Desk at 310 Hay Street in East Perth (open 7 days). Registered clients may order online at perthmintbullion.com.

Alternatively, buyers can contact one of the Mint’s authorised distributors in Asia, North America or Europe.

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