This exclusive exposition special from The Perth Mint, Australia, comprises a 2012 Australian Koala and a 2012 Australian Lunar Series II – Year of the Dragon coin.
The reverse of the koala coin depicts an adult koala asleep in a eucalyptus tree.
The reverse of the dragon coin depicts a representation of a dragon with a symbolic pearl. The Chinese character for ‘dragon’ and the inscription ‘YEAR OF THE DRAGON’ also appear in the design.
Both designs include The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
The coins are housed in a display card which can be pulled out of a printed sleeve featuring the dates of the Beijing International Coin Exposition and official logo.
1/2 (Half) Ounce Pure Silver (999) - min 15.591g
Face Value: 0.50 AUD
Max Diameter: 36.60 mm
Max Thickness: 2.3 mmMintage: 2,888 (sold out in Perth Mint)