This coin has been issued to commemorate the Kookaburra, a native bird of Australia. A limited mintage of coins is to be launched in 2016 shows the beauty of this extraordinary animal in pure silver.
The Kookaburra is a terrestrial tree kingfisher, native to Australia and New Guinea. Its name is a loanword from guuguubarra, an onomatopoeic from Wiradjuri. Sounds made by Kookaburra resemble human laughter.
The reverse of the coin shows the image of the Kookaburra sitting on a wooden pole. In the background there are fields with crops and a naked tree.
The obverse of the piece depicts the image of Queen Elizabeth II, the face value of 1 dollar and the place of mintage – Australia.
Each coin is housed in an elegant etui. A certificate of authenticity is attached. The package is decorated with amazing graphics of the bird on the lid.
Limited mintage of 10 000 pieces worldwide!
A beautiful high relief silver coin features the Australian Kookaburra
Perth Mint struck each coin from 1oz / 31.13 grams of 99.9% pure silver
The pieces have been stroken with proof quality
A legal tender under the Australian Currency Act of 1965
The obverse of the coin shows Queen Elizabeth II
Limited worldwide mintage of just 10.000 pieces
The coin is housed in a classic grey display case. A numbered certificate of authenticity is included