Australian Outback 2014 1/2oz Silver Coloured 3 Coin Set

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These stunning coloured coins celebrate the kangaroo, koala and kookaburra – three of Australia’s most iconic and loved bush creatures.

 99.9% PURE SILVER

Each coin is struck from 1/2oz of 99.9% pure silver.

NEW 2014 DESIGNS

The reverse of the kangaroo coin portrays a vivid image of a kangaroo amid a rural scene of everlasting wildflowers framed by hills and trees. The design includes the inscription AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO, The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark, and the 2014 year-date.

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The koala coin’s reverse depicts a close-up coloured portrait of a koala with a spray of eucalyptus leaves.  The design includes the inscription AUSTRALIAN KOALA, The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark, and the 2014 year-date.

The reverse of the kookaburra coin features a vibrant image of a young kookaburra perched on a tree branch sheltered by leaves.  The design includes the inscription AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA, The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark, and the 2014 year-date.

AUSTRALIAN LEGAL TENDER

Each coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, and features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination on the obverse.

LIMITED ISSUE

The Perth Mint will issue no more than 4,000 of the Australian Outback 2014 1/2oz Silver Coloured Coin Collection in this packaging, from a maximum mintage of 5,000 coins.

PRESENTATION PACKAGING AND NUMBERED CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY

The collection is individually housed in a prestigious grey display case and custom designed shipper, and accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

The Australia Outback 2014 1/2oz Silver Coloured 3 Coin Set from The Perth Mint, featuring:

  • 99.9% Pure Silver
  • New 2014 Designs
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Issue Limit – 4,000
  • Presentation Packaging
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

Silver Content (Troy oz) 0.5
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 0.5
Fineness (% purity) 99.9
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 15.591
Maximum Diameter (mm) 36.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 2.30
Maximum Mintage 5,000
Designer Tom Vaughan, Natasha Muhl, Michael Guilfoyle

This 3 coin silver Proof set is currently available to be Purchased at the Perth Mint

2014 Silver Kookaburra Bullion Coins Design – Perth Mint Australia

This year’s stunning new kookaburra coins represents an unrivalled combination of quality, design and choice.

A laughing kookaburra, the largest member of the kingfisher species, is synonymous with the Australian outback. In 2014, The Perth Mint is releasing three bullion coins meticulously struck from 99.9% of silver in 1 kilo, 10oz and 1oz sizes.

Only 500,000 1oz coins will be released. No mintage limit applies to the 1kg and 10oz coins.

DESIGN

Each coin’s reverse depicts a kookaburra sitting on a tree branch surrounded by gum leaves. The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark and year-date are included in the design.

Issued as Australian legal tender, the obverse of each coin bears the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on its obverse.

PRESENTATION:

All Australian Kookaburra bullion coins are presented in protective acrylic capsules.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

Denomination:  AUD $1
Minimum Gross Weight:  31.135 g
Diameter:  40.60 mm
Maximum Thickness:  4.00 mm
Fineness:  99.9%
Mintage:  500,000 (maximum)

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