Monday, February 27, 2012


Buy the Discover Australia 2012 Kookaburra 1oz Silver Proof Coin at The Perth Mint, featuring:
  • Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
  • Limited Mintage – 7,500
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
  • Presentation Packaging
  • Available Individually or in a Five-Coin Set
  • New One Year Series

The Kookaburra is one of Australia’s most recognisable birds found throughout the mainland and known for its distinctive laughing call.

Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver

This coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.

Kookaburra Reverse Design

The coin’s reverse depicts a Kookaburra perched on a tree branch against a coloured background scene of the Murray River at sunrise. The inscriptions DISCOVER AUSTRALIA and KOOKABURRA, The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark and the 2012 year-date are also included in the design.

Limited Mintages

No more than 7,500 of this coin will be issued by The Perth Mint.

Australian Legal Tender

Issued as Australian legal tender, the coin's obverse also bears the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.

Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

A numbered Certificate of Authenticity accompanies each coin.

Presentation Packaging

The coin is available in an individual display case featuring a timber lid and stylised shipper.

Five-Coin Set

This coin is also available in a set with other members of the Discover Australia Silver Series including the Red Kangaroo, Whale Shark, Green and Gold Bell Frog and Goanna.

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