The latest release from the Perth Mint to complete the Koala series is the Koala 1oz silver coin 2012. It is expected for this coin to outgrow the performance realized by the Koala silver bullion coin with the same weight issued in 2011.
The Koala 1oz silver coin 2012 is of great interest to investors into special metals due to its high fineness of 99.90% or 999/1000. Therefore, they will be able to trade 31.10 grams, the weight of the coin, of pure silver. The Koala series would make for a beautiful collection so collectors should turn their attention to these silver bullion coins, among which is the Koala 1oz silver coin 2012.
Elise Martinson is the engraver from the Perth Mint that was able to make the adorableness of the Koala as an animal even more impressive than it is, for animal lovers all around the world. Even though the Koala is not as famous as the other Australian symbol which is the Kangaroo, in time the silver bullion coin on which Koala appears has turned into a success, this rule applying also to the Koala 1oz silver coin 2012.
Queen Elizabeth II is portrayed on the obverse of the Koala 1oz silver coin 2012. It is an engraver that bears the signature of Ian Rank-Broadley. AUSTRALIA, the denomination of 1 DOLLAR, and ELIZABETH II are inscriptions present on the head side of the coin.
The reverse of the Koala 1oz silver coin 2012, contrasts with the solemnity that is emanated by the obverse. It depicts a sleeping adorable and fuzzy koala on a branch. It is accompanied by the inscription AUSTRALIAN KOALA and also by the minting year 2012, the weight 1oz and the fineness 999 SILVER. The mintmark letter P is also present.
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In 2011 the Koala silver bullion coin has sold 910,480 coins and this is only from the part of the 1oz denomination because we should not forget that other available denominations are the 1/2oz, the 10oz, and the 1 kilo coin. It is quite possible that the Koala 1oz silver coin 2012 will reach the number of 1 million bullion coins sold.
Investors and collectors should consider the fact that the Koala 1oz silver coin 2012 is a coin mint to order. What this term suggests is that at the end of the year 2012 the Perth Mint will stop the issuing of this coins. For 2013 there will be another coin with a different reverse because the Koala series has a different design every year.
As it happened with the bullion Koala silver coin issued in 2011 which had its premium increased after not being minted because demand was still high and it will also be in the future, the same situation will apply to the Koala 1oz silver coin 2012 therefore it is better to invest now in order to be profitable in the next years.
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