In 1980, the Royal Australian Mint in Canberra released the very first 200 Dollar Gold coin series. This is the first year of issue, featuring the iconic Australian koala.2948 oz actual Gold weight. Comes in protective plastic capsule. Mintage of only 50,077 coins. Obverse: Depicts a koala on a eucalyptus branch above lettering "TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS". Reverse: Raphael Maklouf's effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. Sovereign coin backed by the Australian government. The item "1980 Australian Proof $200 Gold Koala Coin" is in sale since Saturday, December 16, 2017. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Other Coins of the World". The seller is "edgeweb" and is located in Jacksonville, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.