1997 Australia 1 oz Silver Kookaburra Coin

SKU: BFS-01616


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The 1997 Australia 1 oz Silver Kookaburra BU is a remarkable piece of numismatic art that appeals to both investors and collectors. This coin, featuring the iconic Kookaburra, a bird native to Australia, is part of a series that changes design annually, adding a unique allure. With a limited mintage of only 159,497 coins, it holds a special place in the world of collectibles, making it a prized possession for those who appreciate rarity.


Key features of this product include:

  • Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver.
  • Comes packaged in a plastic capsule for individual coins. Coins will arrive in original mint capsule when available.
  • Features the Ian Rank-Broadley likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination on the obverse side.
  • The reverse side showcases a kookaburra perched at a nest feeding its young.
  • Guaranteed by the Perth Mint.


The Silver Kookaburra series is a testament to Australia’s rich wildlife and the country’s commitment to preserving it. The Kookaburra, known for its distinctive call that sounds like human laughter, is a symbol of joy and good fortune, making this coin a meaningful addition to any collection.


The obverse side of the coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, along with the monetary denomination. This design not only represents the coin’s legal tender status but also adds a touch of regality and tradition to the piece.


On the reverse side, the coin features a beautifully detailed depiction of a kookaburra perched at a nest feeding its young. This image captures a moment of nurturing in the wild, symbolizing care, protection, and growth, values that resonate with every investor and collector.


With its annually changing design and limited mintage, the 1997 Australia 1 oz Silver Kookaburra BU is a tangible embodiment of rarity and artistry. This coin, featuring the iconic Australian Kookaburra, offers a unique blend of investment potential and numismatic appeal. It’s a distinctive treasure that captures a slice of Australia’s rich wildlife, making it a standout in any collection or portfolio.




Perth Mint

Precious Metal



Australian Kookaburra



Metal Content

1 Troy Ounce


.999 Fine




BU (Brilliant Uncirculated)


Ian Rank-Broadley


40.6 mm


2.98 mm



Tube/Sheet Quantity


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