Australian Platinum Platypus and Koala - Australian Platinum Koalas and Platypuses are official, legal tender in Australia. As the first prominent country in the modern world to announce the production of one-ounce platinum coin issues, Australia approved the minting of platinum coins on June 18, 1987. Upon the Australian government’s approval, the Perth Mint began minting the Platinum Koala coin in September 1988.
Since its introduction, the Australian platinum bullion coin has played a significant role in world investment coin markets. The Platinum Coins are .9995 fine and are available in 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/10 oz, 2 oz, 10 oz, and 1 kg sizes. These coins sell at prices based on the value of their platinum content, rather than their face values.
With historically low issue numbers, Australian Platinum Platypuses and Koalas area great choice for a coin collection and an investment portfolio. APMEX makes it easy to buy platinum by offering competitive platinum prices on all platinum products.
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