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Why purchase this high relief GEM Proof 2018-P Australian 1 oz. Silver Kookaburra coin?
2018 marks the 29th year of release for the Perth Mint's incredibly beautiful Kookaburra series, which features annually renewed imagery of the iconic "laughing" bird of Australia. This stunning Kookaburra coin is struck to a high relief proof finish from 1 Troy oz. of .9999 fine silver, an increased silver purity from previous years' releases. Mintage of the 32.60 mm diameter coin is limited to only 5,000.
Dramatic 2018 Kookaburra Design
Designed by Perth Mint Designer Neil Hollis, the reverse features a Kookaburra rendered with astonishingly fine detail, its wings spread in flight beneath a full moon; Perth Mint's "P" located below the wings. The image is framed by a border containing the inscriptions "AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA" and "2018 1OZ 9999 SILVER."
Ian Rank-Broadley's elegantly crowned effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II appears on the obverse, encircled by the inscriptions "ELIZABETH II," "AUSTRALIA" and "1 DOLLAR."
Magnificent GEM Proof in Original Government Packaging
This 2018 $1 Australia 1 oz. High Relief Silver Kookaburra coin is in exceptional GEM Proof condition, its surface and strike bearing the characteristics of a proof receiving a grade of 65 or higher on the Sheldon Scale. The ungraded proof is encapsulated, presented in a classic Perth Mint branded clamshell case accompanied by a uniquely a numbered Certificate of Authenticity and enclosed in a dated box adorned with Kookaburra themed graphics.
Purchase this low mintage 2018 high relief 1 oz. silver proof Kookaburra from MCM today!
This 2018 Australia 1 oz High Relief Silver Kookaburra Proof $1 Coin GEM Proof OGP is proudly minted by the Perth Mint. The Perth Mint was established in 1899. Today it produces popular series, including the Kookaburra, Koala, and Kangaroo series.
|Year of Issue:||2018|
|Packaging:||Original Government Packaging|
|Display Weight:||1 oz|
|Weight in Grams:||31.1035 g|
|Weight in Ounces:||1 oz|
|Obverse Design:||Queen Elizabeth II Portrait|
|Reverse Design:||Australian Kookaburra|
|Reverse Designer/Engraver:||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Obverse Designer/Engraver:||Neil Hollis|
In 1990, the Perth Mint unveiled its inaugural silver bullion series, the Australian Kookaburra. Now celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2020, while the series has undergone many changes in its rich history, its allure remains constant.