2023 Australian Kookaburra 1/4oz .9999 Gold Proof Coin
This extraordinary 1/4oz gold proof coin showcases Australia’s largest kingfisher, the kookaburra. An essential feature of the dawn chorus, kookaburras also make their cackling call at sunset when establishing territory among family groups.
Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1/4oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality and is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 500 of the Australian Kookaburra 2023 1/4oz Gold Proof Coin.
The coin’s design depicts a representation of two kookaburras perched on the branches of a shrub displaying the flowers of the Australian native waratah. The reverse also includes the inscription ‘KOOKABURRA’, The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark, the coin’s weight, purity and 2023 year-date.
The coin’s obverse bears The Queen Elizabeth II Memorial Obverse, featuring the Jody Clark effigy supplemented with the dates of her reign and the monetary denomination.
The coin is housed in a classic display case with a wooden lid. Packaged within an illustrated shipper, each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
|Gold Content (Troy oz)||0.25|
|Monetary Denomination (AUD)||25.00|
|Fineness (% purity)||99.99|
|Minimum Gross Weight (g)||7.777|
|Maximum Diameter (mm)||20.60|
|Maximum Thickness (mm)||2.30|
ABOUT THE PERTH MINT
Established on 20 June 1899, two years before Australia’s Federation in 1901, The Perth Mint was the last of three Australian colonial branches of the United Kingdom ‘s Royal Mint (after the now-defunct Sydney Mint and Melbourne Mint) intended to refine gold from the gold rushes and to mint gold sovereigns and half-sovereigns for the British Empire. Swan Bullion Company is proud to be an authorised distributor for The Perth Mint’s bullion and numismatic products.