1990 Proof Australia 1 oz Silver Kookaburra Coin

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The 1990 Proof Australia 1 oz Silver Kookaburra is a remarkable piece that holds a special place in the world of numismatics. This coin, minted by the renowned Perth Mint, is not only a valuable asset due to its .999 fine silver content but also a collector’s delight, thanks to its annually changing design centered around the unique Australian kookaburra. 

 

Key Features :

  • Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver.
  • Comes individually packaged in a plastic capsule.
  • The obverse side displays the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination.
  • The reverse side features a kookaburra perched on a tree stump, a design by Dr. Stuart Devlin.
  • It is a sovereign coin backed by the Australian government.

 

The Silver Kookaburra series, launched in 1990, has become a symbol of Australia’s rich wildlife. The kookaburra, known for its distinctive call that sounds like human laughter, is a bird native to Australia and holds a significant place in Aboriginal mythology. The limited mintage of this series, especially the 1990 edition, makes it a valuable addition to any collection or investment portfolio.

 

The obverse side of the coin showcases the Raphael Maklouf effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. This design, along with the monetary denomination, adds a touch of regality and authenticity to the coin. The unique selling proposition of this coin is not just its silver content but also the historical and cultural significance it carries.

 

On the reverse side, the coin features a kookaburra perched on a tree stump. This design, crafted by Dr. Stuart Devlin, beautifully captures the essence of the Australian outback. The kookaburra, a symbol of Australia’s rich biodiversity, adds a unique charm to the coin, enhancing its appeal to collectors and investors alike.

 

The 1990 Proof Australia 1 oz Silver Kookaburra weaves together the allure of precious metal investment and the charm of numismatic collection. With its distinctive design, historical relevance, and limited mintage, this coin is a tangible piece of Australia’s rich heritage. Seize the opportunity to own this symbol of rarity and beauty, a testament to the artistry of the Perth Mint.

Date

1990

Mint

Perth Mint

Precious Metal

Silver

Series

Australian Kookaburra

Metal Content

1 Troy Ounce

Purity

.999 Fine

Denomination

$5 AUD

Condition

Proof

Designer

Raphael David Maklouf, Dr. Stuart Devlin

Diameter

40.6 mm

Thickness

2.98 mm

Edge

Reeded

Tube/Sheet Quantity

20

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