1993 Australia 1 oz Silver Kookaburra Coin

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The 1993 Australia 1 oz Silver Kookaburra BU is a remarkable piece of artistry and craftsmanship that holds a special place in the world of coin collectors and investors alike. This coin, featuring the iconic Kookaburra, a bird native to Australia, is not only a symbol of the country’s rich biodiversity but also a testament to the Perth Mint’s commitment to quality and detail. With a design that changes annually and a limited mintage of only 190,581 coins, this Silver Kookaburra offers a unique blend of collectability and investment appeal.

 

Key features of the product include:

  • Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver, ensuring its value and desirability among precious metal enthusiasts.
  • The coin comes packaged in a plastic capsule. Coin will ship in original mint capsule when available.
  • The obverse side displays the Ian Rank-Broadley likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination, a testament to Australia’s history and connection to the British monarchy.
  • The reverse side features a unique design of a kookaburra feeding its young in a tree, a design by Leslie Adonis, adding an element of Australian natural history to the coin.
  • The coin’s authenticity and quality are guaranteed by the Perth Mint, one of the world’s leading mints.

 

The Kookaburra, a bird native to Australia, is a symbol of joy and laughter in Aboriginal mythology. Its depiction on this coin not only celebrates Australia’s unique wildlife but also serves as a reminder of the country’s rich cultural heritage. The limited mintage of this coin adds an element of exclusivity, making it a highly sought-after piece among collectors and investors.

 

The obverse side of the coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. This design, which has been standard on Australian coins since 1998, represents Australia’s historical ties to the British monarchy. The inclusion of the monetary denomination further cements the coin’s status as legal tender, adding to its investment appeal.

 

On the reverse side, the coin showcases a beautifully detailed design by Leslie Adonis of a kookaburra feeding its young in a tree. This depiction not only captures a tender moment in the life of this iconic bird but also showcases the Perth Mint’s commitment to intricate design and craftsmanship.

 

With its blend of fine silver, historical ties, and a design that changes annually, the 1993 Australia 1 oz Silver Kookaburra BU is a tangible testament to Australia’s rich heritage and the Perth Mint’s artistry. Its limited mintage amplifies its allure, making it a coveted asset for collectors and investors alike. This coin is a unique fusion of investment and art, a rare find that promises to enrich any collection.

Date

1993

Mint

Perth Mint

Precious Metal

Silver

Series

Australian Kookaburra

Metal Content

1 Troy Ounce

Purity

.999 Fine

Denomination

$1 AUD

Condition

BU (Brilliant Uncirculated)

Designer

Ian Rank-Broadley, Leslie Adonis

Diameter

40.6 mm

Thickness

2.98 mm

Edge

Reeded

Tube/Sheet Quantity

20

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