Gold Tenth-Ounce (1/10 oz), Coin Type from Australia - detailed information

Gold Tenth-Ounce (1/10 oz), Coin Type from Australia (issued 1986 - )
Coin TypeGold Tenth-Ounce (1/10 oz)

The Australian tenth-ounce gold piece (abbreviated as 1/10 oz and designated with Au for "gold") is a bullion coin format. Uniquely, in Australia there are two mints authorised to strike legal tender: the Royal Australian Mint (which also makes the country's circulating coinage) and the Perth Mint which only makes collector and bullion coins, as well as other bullion products.

Both mints endeavour to create coins with attractive designs, and to introduce new designs and themes often, in order to raise the numismatic value of the coins over the value of previous metal used.

Australia / Gold Tenth-Ounce (1/10 oz) - obverse photo

Effigy of the ruling monarch, legend, face value.

Obverse Inscription Legend of the ruling monarch, face value
Australia / Gold Tenth-Ounce (1/10 oz) - reverse photo

Various designs as individually described below.

Reverse Inscription
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone

For other coins and bullion products of the same size, see also:
- Austria gold tenth-ounce Vienna Philharmonic
- Mexico gold tenth-ounce (including the 1/10oz gold Libertad)
- Niue gold tenth-ounce
- South Africa gold tenth-ounce (including the 1/10 gold Krugerrand)
- United Kingdom gold tenth-ounce

Coin Type: Gold Tenth-Ounce (1/10 oz) - (65) Coins
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Gold Tenth-Ounce (1/10 oz): Details
CurrencyAustralian Dollar
Sub-types Gold Tenth-Ounce (1/10 oz), Australian Kangaroo
Gold Tenth-Ounce (1/10 oz), Australian Koala
Face Value15 (x Dollar)
Material0.9999 Gold
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size16.6000 mm
Thickness1.8000 mm
Mass3.1110 g