Shanghai Expo Kookaburra 2010

The Perth Mint has struck Australias official commemorative Kookaburra for the Shanghai World Expo 2010, which is to taking place between 1 May and 31 October. The reverse of the coin features a coloured depiction of Peng Peng, the Australian pavilions kookaburra mascot, and the Chinese characters for Peng Peng. The design includes the Australian pavilions colourful logo which is a representation of the Australian continent in three wavy lines symbolising the blue sea and sky, red centre and golden beaches. The coins reverse also incorporates The Perth Mints P mintmark. Limited to a mintage of 30,000, this Shanghai World Expo 2010 silver coin is subject to an exclusive distribution agreement in China. Under a special arrangement, a 1,000 coins can be issued by The Perth Mint for sale worldwide. The coin is housed in a presentation case and themed box shipper accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.


Shanghai World Expo 2010 Kookaburra ShipperShanghai World Expo 2010 Kookaburra Case



Shanghai World Expo 2010 Kookaburra

Shanghai World Expo 2010 Kookaburra

The coin features a coloured depiction of Peng Peng, the Australian pavilions kookaburra mascot, and the Chinese characters for Peng Peng. A total of 30,000 coins minted.


 

 

All images courtesy of the Perth Mint

 

 

Weight...............31.135 Grams 1oz
Diameter...........40.6 mm
Edge.................Reeded
Purity................999 Silver
Years................2010
Mint Marks........P
Designer...........Wade Robinson

 

Mintage Figures For The Kookaburra...Here

 


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