Australia’s most popular silver coin for sale is the Silver Australian Kookaburra. Introduced in 1990, it was the first major silver bullion coin to use new reverse designs each year and set a standard followed today by coins such as the Silver Koala and Silver Wedge Tail Eagle. Today, 1 oz Silver Australian Kookaburra Coins are available to you online at Silver.com from random years of issue.
- Ships to you inside of protective plastic capsules!
- Date marks include 1990 to present!
- Consists of One Troy ounce of .999 or .9999 fine silver.
- The face value of either $5 or $1 (AUD) is fully backed by Australia’s government.
- On the obverse is an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
- The reverse side includes one of many possible designs of the kookaburra.
- You may receive multiple coins with the same date mark and design when purchasing more than one product through this listing.
Silver Australian Kookaburra coins have undergone a number of minor changes since 1990. For example, the 1990 and 1991 1 oz coins had a face value of $5 (AUD). Since 1992, the Perth Mint has used a set face value of $1 (AUD). Additionally, from 1990 to 2017, the Perth Mint issued the Silver Kookaburra with .999 fine silver. Following the popular debut of the 2016 Silver Kangaroo with .9999 fine silver content, the other major silver coins from Perth Mint were increased to .9999 fine silver in 2018.
All of these 1 oz Silver Australian Kookaburra Coins are available to you inside of protective packaging. In this special listing, Silver.com offers you the coins at random. The available date marks range from 1990 to the present issue. Our warehouse team selects your coins at random when your payment is processed. We cannot guarantee you a particular design or date mark. If you buy several coins through this listing, you may receive multiples of the same date mark or design.
On the obverse side of 1 oz Silver Kookaburra Coins is the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. Australia has used six different portraits of Her Majesty dating from her 1953 coronation to the 2019 issues of the coin. For the Silver Kookaburra coin, this includes the Raphael Maklouf portrait used on coinage from 1984 to 1997, the Ian Rank-Broadley design used from 1998 to 2018, and the Jody Clark design from 2019 onward.
The reverse face of Silver Australian Kookaburra Coins features an image of the kookaburra. Some of the design feature just one kookaburra while others might include several birds in the design. The imagery changes each year on the coins and is a hallmark of the series.
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