Australian Kookaburra

Kookaburra Gold Proof Set

The Kookaburra is the flagship coin program of the Australian Perth Mint, collected by numismatists the world over since its introduction in 1990, known for annually changing each coin design and its intricate detailing, it's no wonder the Kookaburra is the mints most collected bullion coin. The reverse of each coin reproduces an original work of art first seen on 1oz Silver Kookaburras released between 1990 and 2009, all twenty designs are unique, replicating the first twenty years of the Silver Kookaburra series. Each gold coin bears the special P20 mint mark on the obverse, to mark this landmark anniversary, each coin in this 20th Edition set comprises 20 coins each struck from 1/20oz of .999 pure gold in proof quality.

A fitting tribute to the Kookaburras role in Australia's numismatic heritage this 20th Edition Gold Proof Coin Set is limited to a maximum mintage of 2,009 worldwide, befitting the significance of this milestone release, the set is housed in a luxurious metallic black presentation case embossed with The Perth Mints swan logo on the lid and a stylishly designed shipper, each set is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.


Gold Kookaburra Set


The Kookaburra Gold Proof Set


Gold Kookaburra Observe

Gold Kookaburra Observe

All 20 coins portray the Ian Rank Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the 2009 year date on the obverse side of the gold proof coin.





Kookaburra 2009

2009 Gold Proof Kookaburra

The 2009 Gold Kookaburra perched on a tree branch, also present is a special mintmark P20 signifying the twentieth year of the Kookaburra coin that has been available from the Perth Mint.


Kookaburra 2008

2008 Gold Proof Kookaburra

The 2008 Gold Kookaburra perched on wire fence with a cobweb.

 



Kookaburra 2007

2007 Gold Proof Kookaburra

The 2007 Gold Kookaburra perched on a tree branch.





Kookaburra 2006

2006 Gold Proof Kookaburra

The 2006 Gold Kookaburra features two Kookaburras perched on a branch of a gum tree.

 



Kookaburra 2005

2005 Gold Proof Kookaburra

The 2005 Gold Kookaburra sitting on a tree branch.





Kookaburra 2004

2004 Gold Proof Kookaburra

The 2004 Gold Kookaburra features two kookaburras one flying and one laughing.

 



Kookaburra 2003

2003 Gold Proof Kookaburra

The 2003 Gold Kookaburra on a branch.





Kookaburra 2002

2002 Gold Proof Kookaburra

The 2002 Gold Kookaburra flying over Australia.





Kookaburra 2001

2001 Gold Proof Kookaburra

The 2001 Gold Kookaburra features two kookaburras sitting on a branch looking up.

 



Kookaburra 2000

2000 Gold Proof Kookaburra

The 2000 Gold Kookaburra sitting on a tree branch with leaves.





Kookaburra 1999

1999 Gold Proof Kookaburra

The 1999 Gold Kookaburra features two kookaburras on a branch.



 

Kookaburra 1998

1998 Gold Proof Kookaburra

The 1998 Gold Kookaburra features a kookaburra on a fence.

 




Kookaburra 1997

1997 Gold Proof Kookaburra

The 1997 Gold Kookaburra features a kookaburra feeding a chick in its nest.




Kookaburra 1996

1996 Gold Proof Kookaburra

The 1996 Gold Kookaburra features a flying kookaburra.

 




Kookaburra 1995

1995 Gold Proof Kookaburra

The 1995 Gold Kookaburra features the kookaburra on a branch.



 

Kookaburra 1994

1994 Gold Proof Kookaburra

The 1994 Gold Kookaburra features two birds on a tree branch.

 




Kookaburra 1993

1993 Gold Proof Kookaburra

The 1993 Gold Kookaburra features an adult kookaburra feeding chicks.

 



Kookaburra 1992

1992 Gold Proof Kookaburra

The 1992 Gold Kookaburra sitting on a tree branch with leaves.





Kookaburra 1991

1991 Gold Proof Kookaburra

The 1991 Gold Kookaburra on a branch.





Kookaburra 1990

1990 Gold Proof Kookaburra

The 1990 Gold Kookaburra features the kookaburra standing on a tree stump.

 

 

 

All images courtesy of the Perth Mint

 

Gold Kookaburra Specifications 2009

Mint: Perth Mint
Weight: 1.55 grams
Diameter: 14.6 mm
Edge: Reeded
Composition: .999 Gold
Issued Date: 1990-2009


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