Discover Australia 2012 Silver Five-Coin Set

  • Discover Australia 2012 Silver Five-Coin Set
  • Discover Australia 2012 Silver Five-Coin Set
  • Discover Australia 2012 Silver Five-Coin Set
  • Discover Australia 2012 Silver Five-Coin Set
  • Discover Australia 2012 Silver Five-Coin Set
  • Discover Australia 2012 Silver Five-Coin Set
  • Discover Australia 2012 Silver Five-Coin Set

Buy the Discover Australia 2012 Silver Five-Coin Set at The Perth Mint, featuring:

  • Five New Australian Animal Designs for 2012
  • Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
  • Limited Mintage – 7,500
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
  • Presentation Packaging
  • Coins Also Available Individually
  • New One Year Series

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Discover Australia 2012 Silver Five-Coin Set 1218DZAA AUS $ 450.00
US$ 344.24
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Product Information

 

Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver

Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.

Five New Australian Animal Designs for 2012

The Green and Gold Bell Frog coin's reverse depicts a Green and Gold Bell Frog resting on a branch against a coloured background of the Three Sisters rock formations found in the Blue Mountains. The inscriptions DISCOVER AUSTRALIA and GREEN & GOLD BELL FROG, The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark and the 2012 year-date are also included in the design.

The Red Kangaroo coin's reverse depicts a Red Kangaroo in a standing pose, set against a coloured background of the central Australian outback and a windmill. The inscriptions DISCOVER AUSTRALIA and RED KANGAROO, The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark and the 2012 year-date are also included in the design.

The Kookaburra coin’s reverse depicts a Kookaburra perched on a tree branch against a coloured background scene of the Murray River at sunrise. The inscriptions DISCOVER AUSTRALIA and KOOKABURRA, The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark and the 2012 year-date are also included in the design.

The Goanna coin's reverse depicts a Goanna resting on a rock against a coloured background of the rocky Kimberley landscape and a Boab tree. The inscriptions DISCOVER AUSTRALIA and GOANNA, The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark and the 2012 year-date are also included in the design.

The Whale Shark coin's reverse depicts a Whale Shark swimming through the colourful Ningaloo Reef. The inscriptions DISCOVER AUSTRALIA and WHALE SHARK, The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark and the 2012 year-date are also included in the design.

Limited Mintages

No more than 7,500 of each individual coin will be issued by The Perth Mint.

Australian Legal Tender

Issued as Australian legal tender, each coin's obverse also bears the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.

Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

The set is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

Presentation Packaging

All five coins are housed in a presentation case featuring a timber lid and stylised shipper.

Technical Specifications

Silver Content (Troy oz) 1
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 1
Fineness (% purity) 99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.135
Maximum Diameter (mm) 40.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 4.00

The highly anticipated new releases in this outstanding series are now available. These meticulously crafted coins depict new artistry inspired by the beautiful Australian landscape and its wildlife. 

The five exciting new animal designs for 2012 coins comprise the:

Red Kangaroo – the largest species of Australia’s best-known animal. 

Whale Shark – the world’s biggest fish, yet despite its formidable size is considered harmless. 

Green and Gold Bell Frog – a strikingly beautiful amphibian that prefers to live close to water or in wetlands. 

Goanna – one of Australia’s largest monitor lizards found throughout most of Australia in a variety of environments.  

Kookaburra – one of Australia’s most recognisable birds found throughout the mainland and known for its distinctive laughing call.