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1980 Two Hundred Dollar Gold Unc Coin

1980 Two Hundred Dollar Gold Unc Coin

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The first Australian gold coin struck since 1931.

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AUSTRALIA 1980 TWO HUNDRED DOLLAR UNC Koala. Obverse: Machin portrait of Elizabeth II to right; Reverse: Purity: 91.67% Weight: 10g Nett: 0.29ozt

The first Australian gold coin struck since 1931.

The Australian commemorative $200 gold coin series was introduced in September 1980, some eight months after the gold price peaked at around US$850 per ounce. The series ran until 1994, with mintage figures declining each and every year along the way.

The 1980 $200 UNC coin features the always-popular Koala reverse. This uniquely Australian popular reverse design is popular with gold coin collectors right around the world.

When you consider that a limited edition UNC $200 coin can be bought for less than $100 above "melt" value, you can see these coins are excellent value for money. Each coin contains 9.167g of solid 22ct gold, which is equivalent to 0.2947 ozt.