Australian Silver Kookaburra
Description: The Australian Silver Kookaburra, a 1 oz silver bullion coin consisting of 1 troy ounce of silver with a silver purity of 99.9% and a face value of 1 Australian Dollar, features Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse and the image of a native Australian bird, the Kookaburra, on the reverse. It is the official silver bullion coin of Australia and was first minted and issued in 1983 by the Perth Mint. What makes the Australian Silver Kookaburra truly unique is the fact that it is one of only a few major silver bullion coins of which the design is changed annually. E.g. the Australian Silver Kookaburra of 2007 features a Kookaburra sitting on a branch which is partly sunken in water while the 2011 issue features a Kookaburra which is sitting on a tree stump of some sort.
Face Value: 1 Australian Dollar (AUD)
Diameter: 40.6 mm
Thickness: 4 mm
Total Weight (grams): 31.1034768 grams (1 troy ounce)
Silver Percentage (%): 99.9%
Years of Minting: 1990 to present.
Photo Source: APMEX