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Australian Battle of the Coral Sea 1/2 oz Silver Coin

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This 1/2 ounce silver coin from The Perth Mint honors the combined efforts of the United States and Australia as the two countries led the Battle of the Coral Sea – an important turning point in World War II. The Battle of the Coral Sea was the first air-sea battle against the Japanese during the War in the Pacific. The collaboration between the two countries kept the Japanese from advancing south towards the coast of Australia, and for this reason it is often referred to as the “battle that saved Australia.”

Each 1/2 oz Battle of the Coral Sea coin contains 1/2 ounce of .999 fine silver, struck by the renowned Perth Mint of Australia — the same mint that produces the popular Koalas, Kookaburras, Kangaroos, and Lunar series coins. Each coin in your order will be randomly chosen from 2014 or 2015 years of issue. Enhance your silver bullion collection with this tribute to an important moment in World War II history today.


  • Each coin contains oz of .999 fine silver from the Perth Mint of Australia in brilliant uncirculated condition.
  • Bears a face value of 50 Australian cents.
  • Real-time prices are locked in at the time of the order.
  • Fast and discreet shipping.
  • Quickly and easily sell back your coins to Provident Metals at industry-leading prices.


The obverse of the Battle of the Coral Sea coin features Ian Rank-Broadley’s portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. It includes inscriptions of “ELIZABETH II,” “AUSTRALIA,” “1/2 OZ 999 SILVER,” a date and “50 CENTS.”


The reverse of this Australian legal tender coin features a WWII naval ship with its guns raised. It sails before a background of the the Southern Cross constellation and a representation of both the Australia and United States flags. Inscriptions read “BATTLE OF THE CORAL SEA” and “WAR IN THE PACIFIC 1941 – 1945.”

About The Perth Mint

Founded in 1899, The Perth Mint is Australia’s largest fully-integrated, innovative precious metals enterprise. In 1957, the mint produced the “purest of all gold” made of almost .999999 fine gold, causing the British Royal Mint to use the Perth Mint’s standards as its own benchmark for production quality. Now the Perth Mint is known for themed coins that often feature animals indigenous to Australia. Each year, the Mint exports about $18 billion worth of gold, silver, and platinum products to over 100 markets throughout the world. The Perth Mint belongs to a prestigious group of refiners who have accreditation from five of the major metals exchanges, so investors and collectors can confidently buy Perth products knowing that the mint’s strict quality standards ensure that each coin or bar is made to exact weight and purity specifications.


Your Silver War in the Pacific coin is shipped in brilliant uncirculated condition. Individual coins arrive in a protective plastic flip. Multiples of 25 arrive in a mint-issued tube.Place your secure order online now by clicking on the product and selecting “add to cart”. Or, speak to one of our knowledgeable, friendly customer service representatives at 800-313-3315.

These oz War in the Pacific silver coins also make wonderful gifts for the history buff or military veteran in your life!

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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.

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Product Details

Year 2014, 2015
Metal Content .5 Troy Ounce
Metals Purity .999
Denomination $0.50 AUD
Diameter 32.6 mm
Mint Mark P - Perth Mint
Producer Perth Mint
Thickness 3.1 mm
Inner Pack 25
Outer Pack 500
Country Australia
Designer (Obverse) Ian Rank-Broadley
Designer (Reverse) Wade Robinson
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series War in The Pacific
Certificate of Authenticity No
Packaging Plastic Flip
Packaging Dimensions 1.261x1.261x.092
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2565849