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.
The Kookaburra Gold Proof Set
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.
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.
2008 Gold Proof Kookaburra
The 2008 Gold Kookaburra perched on wire fence with a cobweb.
2007 Gold Proof Kookaburra
The 2007 Gold Kookaburra perched on a tree branch.
2006 Gold Proof Kookaburra
The 2006 Gold Kookaburra features two Kookaburras perched on a branch of a gum tree.
2005 Gold Proof Kookaburra
The 2005 Gold Kookaburra sitting on a tree branch.
2004 Gold Proof Kookaburra
The 2004 Gold Kookaburra features two kookaburras one flying and one laughing.
2003 Gold Proof Kookaburra
The 2003 Gold Kookaburra on a branch.
2002 Gold Proof Kookaburra
The 2002 Gold Kookaburra flying over Australia.
2001 Gold Proof Kookaburra
The 2001 Gold Kookaburra features two kookaburras sitting on a branch looking up.
2000 Gold Proof Kookaburra
The 2000 Gold Kookaburra sitting on a tree branch with leaves.
1999 Gold Proof Kookaburra
The 1999 Gold Kookaburra features two kookaburras on a branch.
1998 Gold Proof Kookaburra
The 1998 Gold Kookaburra features a kookaburra on a fence.
1997 Gold Proof Kookaburra
The 1997 Gold Kookaburra features a kookaburra feeding a chick in its nest.
1996 Gold Proof Kookaburra
The 1996 Gold Kookaburra features a flying kookaburra.
1995 Gold Proof Kookaburra
The 1995 Gold Kookaburra features the kookaburra on a branch.
1994 Gold Proof Kookaburra
The 1994 Gold Kookaburra features two birds on a tree branch.
1993 Gold Proof Kookaburra
The 1993 Gold Kookaburra features an adult kookaburra feeding chicks.
1992 Gold Proof Kookaburra
The 1992 Gold Kookaburra sitting on a tree branch with leaves.
1991 Gold Proof Kookaburra
The 1991 Gold Kookaburra on a branch.
1990 Gold Proof Kookaburra
The 1990 Gold Kookaburra features the kookaburra standing on a tree stump.
All images courtesy of the Perth Mint