1 troy ounce silver coin Kookaburra 2021
1 troy ounce silver Kookaburra coin 2021
The Kookaburra coin is a beautiful 1 troy ounce silver coin with a Kookaburra depicted on it. The Kookaburra coins are issued annually by the Perth Mint. Each year, a new image of a Kookaburra is featured on the coins. The first edition was issued in 1990 and due to annual return, the Kookaburra coin series has built up a great reputation. The Kookaburra coin has a mintage of 500,000 pieces and a diameter of 40.9 mm. Since the Kookaburra coin is considered a legal tender in Australia, the coin has a face value of $1.
- Mintage of 500,000 pieces
- 1 troy ounce (31.1 grams) pure silver (99.99%)
- Issued by the Perth Mint
Design of the Kookaburra coin
The obverse of the Kookaburra coin depicts Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Her effigy was designed by Jody Clark. Th efface value of $1 and the country of issue can be read around her effigy. The reverse of the Kookaburra coin features an image of a Kookaburra sitting on a branch of a gum tree. The image has a calm appearance, which gives the coin a refined overall appearance.
The Kookaburra falls under the kingfisher species and is also known as laughing bird. The Kookaburra owes this name to its call. This is because his call sounds just like a human laugh. The Kookaburra occurs in Australia, mainly in forests, but also near inhabited areas in parks and gardens.
|Weight||1 troy ounce|
|Purpose of purchase||Collect|
|Year of issue||2021|
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