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2014 Australian Map-Shaped Koala 1 oz Silver | NGC MS70

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The fifth coin in the Perth Mint’s Australian Map-Shaped coin series, the 2014 1 oz Silver Koala celebrates one of Australia’s most iconic creatures, along with the island-continent’s distinct shape.

Composed of .999 pure silver, each coin has been graded MS70 by the NGC — making it the perfect addition to any portfolio.

The reverse of each coin features a mother koala with a joey on her back, in front of a colorized view of the Outback. It is inscribed with the words KOALA, 1 OZ 999 SILVER and 2014, along with its mint mark, P.

The obverse features a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II, along with the inscriptions ELIZABETH II, AUSTRALIA 2014 and 1 DOLLAR encircling her head.

No more than 6,000 of the 1 oz coins were released by the Perth Mint, so get yours while supplies last. Order the MS70 Silver Map-Shaped Koala from Provident Metals today.

MS70 on the Sheldon Grading Scale

Invented by American psychologist and numismatist William Herbert Sheldon, Jr (1898 – 1977), the Sheldon Coin Grading Scale is a 70-point system used to determine the quality of a coin. Reputable grading organizations — including the NGC — use the Sheldon Scale to assess a coin’s condition.

A coin graded Mint State 70 means it is in perfect condition. It has maintained its original luster, and there are no signs of handling, scratches or wear of any kind. The coin has a flawless appearance, and very few exist in such stellar condition.

About the NGC

The Numismatic Guaranty Corporation made its debut in 1987, as the need for standardized coin grading grew increasingly important. Since that time, the Florida-based organization has worked tirelessly to elevate coin grading standards across the globe.

The third-party grading service is the largest in the world, and it has assessed more than 27 million coins since its inception. As the official coin grading service of the American Numismatic Association, the NGC encapsulates each certified coin in a sonically-sealed holder made of inert materials, protecting each one for future generations.

About the Perth Mint

The Perth Mint was founded in 1899 after gold was discovered in Australian deposits. The newly-established mint struck gold and silver sovereigns until Great Britain abandoned the gold standard in 1931.

The mint remained under British ownership until July of 1970, when it ceded to the state government of Western Australia. Today, the Perth Mint produces nearly all of the nation’s legal tender bullion coins in its state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.

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Product Details

Metals Purity .999 Fine Silver
Condition Mint State 70
Certificate of Authenticity NGC
Denomination $1.00
Product Series Australian Map Shaped
Diameter 40.6mm
Provident ID 2562771