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2017 Proof Australian Kookaburra 1 oz Silver Coin High Relief

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The longest-running silver bullion program from the Perth Mint is the iconic Australian Silver Kookaburra. The first of its annual releases to feature a native species, the Kookaburra coin has featured new designs on the reverse every year since its original 1990 release. The 2017 1 oz Proof Australian Silver Kookaburra Coin is now available to you for purchase online from Provident Metals.


  • Delivered secured in a black display box with a themed shipper, includes Certificate of Authenticity!
  • Mintage limited to 10,000 coins!
  • Contains 1 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
  • Face value of $1 (AUD), backed by the Australian government.
  • Obverse features the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Reverse features 2017 Kookaburra design.

Introduced in 1990, the Australian Kookaburra coin series was the first bullion coin series from the Perth Mint to feature a native species with a new design planned each year. Available in gold and silver each year, the Kookaburra is the longest-running program from the mint.

The Australian Kookaburra is a member of the kingfisher species of birds, and is found primarily in the Outback and Australian bush. The bird is noted for its human-like laughter as a call. Australian Silver Kookaburra coins are available in bullion sizes in 2017 as 1 oz, 2 oz, 5 oz, and 10 oz, and 1 Kilo options in addition to the series of 2017 Proof Australian Silver Kookaburras.


The obverse of all 2017 1 oz Proof Australian Silver Kookaburra Coins features the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. This is the fourth-generation effigy of Her Majesty, created in 1998 by Ian Rank-Broadley.


On the reverse of the Australian Silver Kookaburra is the all-new 2017 design. This particular image features an adult kookaburra sitting along a shoddy wooden fence with a younger kookaburra. Common engravings of the series name, year of issue, weight, purity, and metal content feature on this side.

Each 2017 1 oz Proof Australian Silver Kookaburra Coin ships to you inside of the Perth Mints black display box, for protection and easy display in your collection. Each one ships inside a themed shipper for the Kookaburra Series, and features a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.

These coins are a high relief strike from the Perth Mint. Each coin has a concave surface on both sides that ensures the optimal flow of molten silver into the die and an excellent strike that results in a beautiful finish.

The Perth Mint is Australias oldest operating mint facility. Opened in 1899, it was originally the third and final Royal Mint facility on the continent. Today it operates independently of the Royal Australian Mint, and is owned by the state government in Western Australia.


Do you have questions about this silver coin, or perhaps others in the series? Call our Provident Metals customer service team at 1-800-313-3315 or reach out to us by sending us a detailed email. You can also chat live with a member of our team through our website. We look forward to speaking with you.

How Does Free Shipping Work?

When the subtotal of your purchase, including applicable discounts, is $199 or more, you receive free shipping for your entire order. In order to receive free shipping on purchases of $199 or more, you must live within the 50 US states. For orders less than $199, a $9.95 shipping fee applies. All products are discreetly packaged and shipped with full insurance included.

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For those orders of $999.99 or less, there is no need to sign for your package. However, you may select the option to require a signature at delivery if you want. This can be chosen and paid for at checkout. All orders of $1000 or more require a signature to complete delivery.

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Product Details

Year 2017
Mint Mark P - Perth Mint
Metals Purity .9999
Producer Perth Mint
Thickness 6 mm
Diameter 32.6 mm
Condition Proof High Relief
Denomination $1 AUD
Country Australia
Designer (Obverse) Ian Rank-Broadley
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Australian Kookaburras
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Mintage 10,000
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Packaging Dimensions 3.64x3.124x1.132
Metal Content 1 Troy Ounce
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2573696