The 2019 Australian Koala design is pressed into an extra-thick 1oz blank to accommodate the depth of detail in this brilliant high relief release. The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1 ounce of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality. The coin's reverse depicts an adult koala sitting among branches of a eucalyptus tree. The design includes the inscription AUSTRALIAN KOALA, The Perth Mint’s "P" mintmark.
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, each coin depicts the Jody Clark design of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination on its obverse. The Perth Mint will release no more than 9,000 of the Australian Koala 2019 1oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin. The coin comes in a classic black display case with a clear lid and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.