2023 Newborn Baby 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin
A keepsake to be treasured for life, this colourful 1/2oz silver proof coin is a unique and thoughtful way to celebrate a new arrival in 2023.
Struck by The Perth Mint from 1/2oz of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality, the coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
The Newborn 2023 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin has an unlimited mintage.
The coloured coin depicts illustrations of a fluffy young kangaroo, kookaburra and koala. Included in the design are representations of eucalypt leaves and spiky seed pods, as well as the inscription ‘CONGRATULATIONS!’ and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
The obverse bears The Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Obverse, featuring the Jody Clark effigy supplemented with the dates of her reign, the monetary denomination, weight and purity and 2023 year-date.
The coin is housed in an elaborate themed gift card, with room to write the baby’s details and a place to house a photograph.
|Silver Content (Troy oz)||0.50|
|Monetary Denomination (AUD)||0.50|
|Fineness (% purity)||99.99|
|Minimum Gross Weight (g)||15.553|
|Maximum Diameter (mm)||32.60|
|Maximum Thickness (mm)||2.90|
ABOUT THE PERTH MINT
Established on 20 June 1899, two years before Australia’s Federation in 1901, The Perth Mint was the last of three Australian colonial branches of the United Kingdom ‘s Royal Mint (after the now-defunct Sydney Mint and Melbourne Mint) intended to refine gold from the gold rushes and to mint gold sovereigns and half-sovereigns for the British Empire. Swan Bullion Company is proud to be an authorised distributor for The Perth Mint’s bullion and numismatic products.