Discover Australia 2009 Dreaming Dolphin 1/2oz GOLD COIN

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Dimensions (mm) 1 x 1 x 1mm
Weight (carats) 1 carats
  • 2009


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The Dreaming Series is the latest chapter in The Perth Mint’s prestigious Discover Australia coin program depicting iconic aspects of Australian wildlife, landscape and culture.  Scheduled for release between 2009 and 2011, the beautiful new series comprises pure gold, silver and platinum proof coins depicting Indigenous designer Darryl Bellotti’s unique interpretations of 15 Australian animals. 




Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold




These 2009 coins are struck by The Perth Mint from 1/2oz, 1/10oz and 1/25oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality.




Australian Legal Tender




The coins are issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.




Dolphin Design




The coin’s reverse depicts a unique interpretation of a dolphin – a highly social animal that inhabits bays and estuaries all around Australia.




Created by Indigenous Artist Darryl Bellotti




Designs for the three-year Dreaming Series have been created by Darryl Bellotti, The Perth Mint’s Indigenous artist.  Read more about Darryl Bellotti.




HM Queen Elizabeth II Obverse




The obverse of each coin bears the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.




Extremely Limited Mintage




The Perth Mint will release no more than 1,000 1/2oz gold coins, 2,500 1/10oz gold coins and 25,000 1/25oz gold coins.




Numbered Certificate of Authenticity




Each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.




Presentation Packaging




Each coin is housed in presentation packaging comprising a display case featuring a timber lid and a superbly illustrated box-shipper.


Technical Specifications



Gold Content (Troy oz) 1/2 1/10 1/25
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 50 15 5
Fineness (% purity) 99.99 99.99 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 15.554 3.111 1.244
Maximum Diameter (mm) 25.60 16.60 14.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 2.40 1.50 1.40

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