2016 Australian Collector Coins for May

2016-05-07 Sat

A variety of coins have been released in May by the Perth Mint of Australia. Listed below is information about some of them.

The original Type I sovereign is recreated beautifully on the 2016 Australian Sovereign Gold Proof Coin with a unique colonial design. The coin celebrates the launch of the Sydney branch of the Royal Mint in 1855.

The most loved word ‘love’ is translated into many different languages and displayed on the 2016 $2 Language of Love 2 oz Silver Proof Coin. The coins also depict lips, two doves and a cupid.

The boab tree native to the Kimberley region is seen on the reverse of the $500 2016 Kimberley Sunrise 2 oz Gold Proof High Relief coin. A white diamond is embedded to represent the rising sun.

The 2016 Australian Koala 1 Kilo Silver Proof Coin has a humongous diameter of 50.60 millimeters and a thickness of 14.60 millimeters. The coin shows a single koala walking along the branch of a eucalyptus tree.

The 2016 Australian Kookaburra 5 oz and 1 oz Silver Proof High Relief Coins depict the unique bird resting on a fence post.

The 2016 Jaguar Cubs 1/2 oz Silver Proof Coin depicts Jaguar Cubs in colour playing in a jungle with an Incan temple in the background.

Other coins released include: 2016 Gold-Pressed Latinum Slip 1 oz Silver Gold-Plated Bar, Star Trek Stamp & Coin Covers, 2016 Australian Stock Horse 1 oz Silver Coin in Card, 2016 Australia’s Remarkable Reptiles – Goanna 1 oz Silver Proof Coin and the 100th Anniversary of RSL Stamp & Coin Cover. Butterfly Stamp & Coin Cover