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2018 Perth Emperor Penguin 1/3 oz Platinum Coin BU

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The Perth Mints first ever 1/3 oz platinum coin made a splash in the precious metals industry. The 2018 Perth Emperor Penguin 1/3 oz Platinum Coin was created to celebrate the Australian Antarctic Territory. This new coin features the image of an Emperor Penguin, which is the most well-known inhabitant of Antarctica. You can now purchase these platinum coins from Provident Metals in Brilliant Uncirculated condition.


  • Ships in a plastic flip or multiples of 10 in acrylic tubes!
  • 1st release of a 1/3 oz Emperor Penguin coin!
  • Mintage limited to just 25,000 coins!
  • Each coin contains 1/3 Troy oz of .9995 pure platinum.
  • Given a face value of $30 (AUD) by Australia.
  • Obverse bears the image of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Reverse features the image of an Emperor Penguin.
  • Designed by Jennifer McKenna.

Although originally claimed and established by the United Kingdom, the Australian Antarctic Territory is known owned by the Commonwealth of Australia. This change took place in 1933. While many countries claim territorial lands on the Antarctic continent, Australia has the largest claim for any single nation.


The obverse face of each coin bears the image of the longest-reigning monarch in British history: Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majestys portrait is in right-profile relief. Engravings on this side of the coin include the Queens name, the nation of issue for the coin, the weight, purity, and metal content. The year of issue and face value are also included.


On the reverse side of the coin, you can find the image of an Emperor penguin standing in a snowy outcrop. On this face, the engravings include the coin series name and the territory for which the coins have been issued.

The Emperor penguin is the tallest and heaviest of all living penguin species of the world. These penguins have black feathers on their backs and white bellies. They are recognized by their pale-yellow chests and ears.


The Perth Mint is located in Western Australia. Although it was once a part of the Royal Mint system, it is now an independent mint that operates separately from both the Royal Mint and the sovereign Royal Australian Mint, which is located in Canberra. Perth Mint is the oldest operating mint in Australia.


Provident Metals wants to ensure that all of the orders placed through our website are properly cared for during the shipping process. To protect your investment, we not only use proper packaging, but we also only use discreet packaging to deter theft.Should you have any questions about these coins, please reach out to our customer service department. You can reach a member of our customer service team via email, live chat, or telephone at 800-313-3315.

How Does Free Shipping Work?

When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $9.95 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

When will my order ship?

Most Provident orders are shipped within one (1) business day of your payment clearing. Payments made via PayPal clear instantly. Bitcoin payments clear instantly once the transaction is confirmed. Credit Card and bank wire payments process within 1 business day. ACH and paper check payments take 3-5 business days. Once payments are processed, products are released to fulfillment for packaging and shipping.

Can I choose the method of shipping?

All orders of $199 or more that are eligible for free shipping are, by default, shipped via a carrier of our choice (USPS or UPS). Depending on the contents and size of your purchase, you may be able to upgrade to a specific carrier during checkout.

Will I need to sign for my package?

For those orders of $999.99 or less, there is no need to sign for your package. However, you may select the option to require a signature at delivery if you want. This can be chosen and paid for at checkout. All orders of $1000 or more require a signature to complete delivery.

What about International Orders?

Provident is only able to ship to addresses in any of the 50 US states. This includes P.O. boxes and APO addresses.

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Product Details

Year 2018
Mint Mark P - Perth Mint
Metals Purity .9995
Producer Perth Mint
Thickness 2 mm
Diameter 25.6 mm
Inner Pack 10
Condition Brilliant Uncirculated
Denomination $30 AUD
Country Australia
Designer (Obverse) Ian Rank-Broadley
Designer (Reverse) Jennifer McKenna
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Emperor Penguin
Certificate of Authenticity No
Mintage 25,000
Packaging Plastic Flip
Packaging Dimensions 1x1x0.1
Metal Content .333 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2574021