1995 Australia 1 oz Silver Kookaburra Coin

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The 1995 Australia 1 oz Silver Kookaburra BU is a remarkable piece of numismatic artistry that holds a special place in the hearts of collectors and investors alike. This coin, featuring the iconic Kookaburra, a bird native to Australia, is not just a symbol of the country’s rich biodiversity, but also a testament to the exquisite craftsmanship of the Perth Mint. With a design that changes annually and a limited mintage of only 154,247 coins, the Silver Kookaburra offers a unique blend of collectability and investment appeal.

 

Key features of the 1995 Australia 1 oz Silver Kookaburra BU include:

  • Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver, ensuring a high intrinsic value.
  • The coin comes in a protective 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.
  • The reverse side features a kookaburra perched on a branch of a gum tree, a design by Tony Dean.
  • The coin is guaranteed by the Perth Mint, adding an extra layer of security to your investment.

 

The Kookaburra is not just a bird; it is a symbol deeply ingrained in Australian culture and folklore. Known for its distinctive call, which sounds uncannily like human laughter, the Kookaburra is often associated with the quintessential Australian trait of not taking oneself too seriously. This coin, with its annually changing design, captures the spirit of the Kookaburra, making it a piece of history and culture that you can hold in your hand.

 

The obverse side of the coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. This design, which has been in use since 1998, is a testament to the enduring relationship between Australia and the United Kingdom. The monetary denomination is also displayed on this side, reinforcing the coin’s status as legal tender.

 

On the reverse side, the coin showcases a Kookaburra perched on a branch of a gum tree. This design, created by Tony Dean, captures the essence of the Australian outback, with its diverse flora and fauna. The Kookaburra, with its distinctive shape and features, stands out against the backdrop of the gum tree, making this coin a miniature piece of Australian art.

 

The 1995 Australia 1 oz Silver Kookaburra BU is a tangible testament to the artistry of the Perth Mint and the rich biodiversity of Australia. With its annually changing design and limited mintage, it offers an exclusive blend of collectability and investment potential. This coin is a unique opportunity to own a piece of Australian heritage, beautifully encapsulated in .999 fine silver.

Date

1995

Mint

Perth Mint

Precious Metal

Silver

Series

Australian Kookaburra

Mintage

154,247

Metal Content

1 Troy Ounce

Purity

.999 Fine

Denomination

$1 AUD

Condition

BU (Brilliant Uncirculated)

Designer

Ian Rank-Broadley, Tony Dean

Diameter

40.6 mm

Thickness

2.98 mm

Edge

Reeded

Tube/Sheet Quantity

20

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