The 1 oz Platinum Australian Platypus coin is the Perth Mint’s latest release from the Australian Bullion Coin Program referred to as the Wild Life Series. This legal tender coin of Australia is struck as a $100 dollar coin. These coins are shipped to us in a protective hard plastic case which you can use to store them in for the future to ensure their they maintain their integrity and finish. This series that was started with the Koalas and now the Platypus have a beautifully struck image that are truly representative of Australia. * Please remember that these coins are one of the few coins that do qualify as acceptable for use in an IRA/IRA Roth accounts.