Bring a little laughter into your home with the 2014 Kookaburra 1 ounce silver coin! The laughing kookaburra has arrived from its home in Australia, ready to join collectors in their homes, even if they’re far from the land down under.
The 2014 design features a cheeky little Kookaburra sitting high on a gum tree, staring off to the right with a clear gaze out toward the viewer. The feathers are highly detailed, as is the outline on the gum leaves in the background. The words “AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA” are near the top on a shining rim; the lower rim says “2014 1 oz 999 SILVER.”
The reverse includes the stately image of Queen Elizabeth staring toward the right. The rim reads “ELIZABETH II” “AUSTRALIA” and “1 DOLLAR.”
The kookaburra is a large bird known for its call, a human-like “laugh.” They have dark brown wing feathers and lighter brown or beige feathers on their bellies and heads. Some subspecies have bright blue feathers on their wings and tails. They eat lizards, snakes, other small birds, mice and other meat. Some are so friendly that they will accept food from humans by hand.
The kookaburra is a common bird in Australia and is not threatened, though these 2014 1 oz silver coins are so popular they may soon be “extinct”--only 500,000 1 ounce coins will be minted! Be sure to order yours before they all fly away!
|Composition||.999 Fine Silver|
|Actual Metal Weight Ozt||1|
- Impressed!Scotton 4/22/14
OverallVery impressed by the quality of this coin... Very nice details... Thanks Provident! Couldn't ask for more!
- Beautiful Coin!Thomason 4/20/14
OverallAll 8 Coins were in pristine condition and came in a nice coin protector. This was my 1st time buying from provident, but it will not be my last!
- Very nice KookasJCon 3/20/14
OverallReceive the Kookas in a snap case. Very nice details.
- Great coin fore both expert and first time colectoresJacobon 2/17/14
OverallI got one of these to start my collection and it was way worth it the pin point deateil was the best ever 5 stars it was great
- BeautifulRichardon 2/2/14
OverallVery much proof like. Provident thanks for the best price, and shipping.
- Great detail!!!Silver Pon 1/20/14
- Love the KooksBrandonon 1/9/14
OverallReceived my Kooks, beautiful coins. First order from Provident. All went great even with ordering around holidays. Thanks you Provident!
- happy customerTiberioon 1/1/14
OverallVery happy with Provident....
- Great Coin!Toddon 12/5/13
OverallI must admit, I like Provident a lot myself. Ordered seven of these and they came in plastic capsules and looked great!! Thanks, PM
- Great great companymarkon 11/27/13
Overallthank you .. very fast shipping and receiving. great company.
- Super niceMeon 11/16/13
OverallGorgeous coin! It also came in an airtite instead of a sleeve, which is nice.
- Great to collect and stackHectoron 10/14/13
OverallThese coins are well designed and they are cheap in terms of premium over spot and as well its not that hard finding the other coins in the series, plus if you look at the coins in the previous years most have gone up in value in terms of coin collecting value plus its still a ounce of silver so it great for stackers to have in a set
- NICE...Blueon 9/30/13
OverallReceived this coin today and it's beautiful! Thanks PM..;)
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