Australian Map Shaped Coin Series - Kookaburra 2012 1oz Silver Coin

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Buy the Australian Map Shaped Coin Series – Kookaburra 2012 1oz Silver Coin at The Perth Mint, featuring:

  • Innovative New Shape
  • 99.9% Pure Silver in Proof Quality
  • Limited Mintage – 6,000
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Presentation Packaging
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
  • First Coin in Series

About This Series

The stunning Australian kookaburra is the first design featured in the exciting new Australian Map Shaped Coin Series which highlights native Australian wildlife. Purpose-built tooling and die design make this coin an exclusive and totally unique minting marvel!

The kookaburra is a bird famous for its laughing call that can frequently be heard at dawn and dusk across Australia.  To hear the kookaburra can be a real experience, as the sound is uncannily human.

Forthcoming 2012 Release: Emu

The native Australian kookaburra is the first animal featured in the Australian Map Shaped Coin Series. Purpose-built tooling and die design make this coin an exclusive and totally unique minting marvel!

99.9% Pure Silver in Proof Quality

The coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 99.9% pure silver in the distinctive shape of Australia.

Unique Coloured Design

The coin’s coloured reverse depicts a kookaburra resting on a fence, against the background of a bush scene.  The inscription KOOKABURRA also appears in the design with The Perth Mint’s traditional ‘P’ mintmark and year-date.

Limited Mintage

No more than 6,000 of these coins will be issued worldwide.

Australian Legal Tender

Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination are depicted on the coin’s obverse.

Presentation Packaging

Accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity, the coin is housed in a display case and custom-designed shipper.

Technical Specifications

Silver Content (Troy oz) 1
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 1
Fineness (% purity) 99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.135
Maximum Diameter (mm) 40.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 4.52
Designer Ing Ing Jong