The Perth Mint released an exclusive Kookaburra 1oz Silver Coloured Coin to celebrate the 2019 World Money Fair. The coin is struck using 1oz of 99.99% pure silver and will be circulated in Australia as legal tender. It has a mintage limit of 1,500 pieces and each coin comes in a special World Money Fair 2019 packaging.
Designed by Aleysha Howarth, the reverse side features a colourful kookaburra sitting on a branch, as the sun sets in the background. The branch is sticking out from a river, as the purple sun rays fall on the waters, while wetland grass and a tree surround the river. Other inscriptions include AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA, year-date 2019, weight and fineness, and ‘P’ mintmark of Perth Mint. The obverse side depicts an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II designed by Jody Clark, along with face value 1 Dollar (AUD).
The coin comes in a grey Perth Mint case within a special World Money Fair 2019 shipper. A numbered Certificate of Authenticity is also provided. The 31.107 grams coin has a diameter of 40.60 millimetres and a thickness if 3.21 millimetres.
Image Courtesy: The Perth Mint