This set contains all five 2012 coins struck by the Perth Mint for the Discover Australia series. The coins depict new artistry inspired by the beautiful Australian landscape and its wildlife.
Mintage of only 7,500 coins!
Each design is enhanced with a colored pattern in the background, designed by Darryl Bellotti. The Ian Rank-Broadley likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination are shown on the obverse. The set comes with a box, certificate of authenticity, and illustrated shipper.
The five exciting new animal designs for 2012 coins feature 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 near water or in wetlands.
Goanna – one of Australia’s largest monitor lizards found throughout most of Australia.
Kookaburra – one of Australia’s most recognizable birds found throughout the mainland and known for its distinctive laughing call.