Mintage of only 7,500 coins!
This set contains all five 2013 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. Each design is enhanced with a colored pattern in the background, designed by Ing Ing Jong. 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 2013 coins feature the:
Kangaroo – the largest species of Australia’s best known animal.
Koala – a unique Australian marsupial recognized by its bear-like face and thick grey fur.
Emu – a large flightless bird recognized by its long neck, brown drooping feathers, pointed beak and large bright eyes.
Platypus – a mammal and monotreme recognized by its soft rubbery bill, thick insulating fur coat, and webbed feet.
Kookaburra – one of Australia’s most recognizable birds found throughout the mainland and known for its distinctive laughing call.