2012 Australia 1 oz Platinum Platypus BU

2012 Australia 1 oz Platinum Platypus BU

Product Details

The 1 oz Platinum Australian Platypus coin is the Perth Mint's second release in the Australian Bullion Coin Program. These coins also feature a unique subject matter, with platypi only being found near freshwater rivers and lakes in Australia.

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains 1 oz of .9995 fine Platinum.
  • Individual coins come in protective plastic flips.
  • Eligible for Precious Metals IRAs.
  • Obverse: Depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley likeness of Queen Elizabeth II and the denomination.
  • Reverse: Iconic symbol of Australia illustrated in its underwater home, surrounded by the coin's weight and purity.
  • Guaranteed by the Australian Mint.

Protect your Platinum Platypus in style by adding an attractive display box to your order.

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Specifications

Product ID: 66137
Year: 2012
Grade: Brilliant Uncirculated
Grade Service: None
Denomination: $100
Mint Mark: Not Shown - Perth Mint
Metal Content: 1 troy oz
Purity: .9995
Manufacturer: Perth Mint
Thickness: 2.70 mm
Diameter: 32.2 mm
Inner Pack: N/A
Outer Pack: N/A

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2012 Australia 1 oz Platinum Platypus BU
 
5.0

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5.0

Animals better than political symbols

By Robert

from Jersey City, NJ

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand
  • Value (low premium over spot)

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about 2012 Australia 1 oz Platinum Platypus BU:

      Coins displaying pictures of rare and beautiful animals are preferable in my opinion to coins displaying political symbols. It also helps to know that the Platypus coin is marketed at a lower premium over spot than the competition. However, it is not clear whether Platinum coins will turn out to be a good investment.

      Service and delivery comments:

      As usual, Apmex did a great job of delivering the coin quickly and in good condition.

       
      5.0

      Love the Platypus

      By Zero Calvin

      from Spring Lake, NJ

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design
      • Recognized Brand

      Cons

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          Comments about 2012 Australia 1 oz Platinum Platypus BU:

          This is a nice looking coin with a dual finish (frosty bits and shiny bits). This duality also extends to the levity of the coin, which features the ever-present (and serious looking) head of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse, and the ever-silly platypus on the reverse. I highly recommend it, not only for its looks, but also because 'platinum platypus' is so fun to say. Investing is serious but it does not have to be boring.

          (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Love my Plat-Plats

          By Dan from Oregon

          from Oregon, USA

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Attractive Design

          Cons

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              Comments about 2012 Australia 1 oz Platinum Platypus BU:

              What else would you want on a platinum coin? The egg-laying, duck-billed, beaver-tailed, otter-footed mammal that lays eggs instead of giving live birth. No, not Queen Elizabeth, on the other side: the Platypus!

              Service and delivery comments:

              Delivered promptly and securely.

               
              5.0

              An excellent investment.

              By Bob

              from NYC

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Collectible (lower mintage)
              • Easy to Sell
              • Mint Condition
              • Recognized Brand
              • Value (low premium over spot)

              Cons

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                  Comments about 2012 Australia 1 oz Platinum Platypus BU:

                  Great value, very well made and designed. Will grow in value.

                   
                  5.0

                  This coin is fabulous! I ...

                  By Houston

                  from CA

                  Comments about 2012 Australia 1 oz Platinum Platypus BU:

                  This coin is fabulous! I am a very fussy collector and am amazed at the beauty of this Australian masterpiece. It looks like a reverse proof and the detail in the Queens's hair and crown is exceptional. For a coin that is usually sold as bullion it beats the collectible Eagles by the US Mint.

                   
                  5.0

                  A great option for those ...

                  By Natalia

                  from BC

                  Comments about 2012 Australia 1 oz Platinum Platypus BU:

                  A great option for those who want to invest in physical Platinum.

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