There are few coins as popular globally, and perhaps none more popular from the Perth Mint, as the Australian Silver Kookaburra. The coin that started a rage at the mint, the Kookaburra is an annual release that has featured a new reverse design each year since 1990. Right now, the 2017 1 Kilo Australian Silver Kookaburra Coin is available from JM Bullion.
- Arrives in a protective plastic capsule.
- 28th new version of the Australian Kookaburra design.
- Contains 1 Kilo (32.15 Troy oz) of .999 pure silver in BU condition.
- Bears a face value of $30 (AUD) backed by the federal government of Australia.
- Reverse includes the latest Australian Kookaburra image.
- Queen Elizabeth II graces the obverse.
Introduced in 1990, the Australian Kookaburra coin series was the first bullion coin series from the Perth Mint to feature a native species with a new design planned each year. Available in gold and silver each year, the Kookaburra is the longest-running program from the mint in both metals.
The Australian Kookaburra is a member of the kingfisher species of birds, and is found primarily in the Outback and Australian bush. The bird is noted for its human-like laughter as a call. Australian Silver Kookaburra coins are available in 2017 in 1 oz, 2 oz, 5 oz, and 10 oz weights in addition to these 2017 1 Kilo Australian Silver Kookaburras.
Each 2017 1 Kilo Australian Silver Kookaburra available today from JM Bullion is in BU condition. Coins in this condition have no signs of wear and tear, however you may notice minor flaws that include breaks in the luster, spotted surfaces, or contact marks from striking during the production process.
The reverse of the 2017 Australian Silver Kookaburra coin includes a brand-new image. There are two kookaburra birds sitting on a wooden fence, with intricate designs that showcase even flat-head screws in the wooden boards of the fence.
On the obverse of all 2017 1 Kilo Australian Silver Kookaburra coins youll find the image of Queen Elizabeth II. Created in 1998 by Ian Rank-Broadley, this design is the fourth-generation depiction of Her Majesty since 1952 to appear on commonwealth and British coinage.
The Perth Mint is located in the city of Perth, Western Australia. Founded in 1899 as the third and final Royal Mint system, the Perth Mint is the oldest operating facility in the country and briefly served alongside the Melbourne Mint as one of the primary mints in the country prior to the founding of the Royal Australian Mint in 1965.
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