Silver Ten Ounces 2019 Australian Kookaburra, Coin from Australia - detailed information

Silver Ten Ounces 2019 Australian Kookaburra, Coin from Australia
CoinSilver Ten Ounces 2019 Australian Kookaburra

The Australian ten ounces silver piece (abbreviated as 10 oz and designated with Ag for "silver") is a bullion coin format. Uniquely, in Australia there are two mints authorised to strike legal tender: the Royal Australian Mint (which also makes the country's circulating coinage) and the Perth Mint which only makes collector and bullion coins, as well as other bullion products.

Both mints endeavour to create coins with attractive designs, and to introduce new designs and themes often, in order to raise the numismatic value of the coins over the value of previous metal used.

This 10 oz silver bullion coin is part of the Australian Kookaburra coin range by the Perth Mint.

The Mint says about it:
Meticulously struck from 99.99% pure silver, the Australian Kookaburra Bullion Coin Series was originally issued in 1990. The new 2019 design features a kookaburra perched on a tree branch protruding from a gently rippling waterway, with a setting sun and native foliage forming a stylised background.

Available in 1 kilo, 10oz, and 1oz sizes, the larger sizes have an unlimited mintage whilst the 1oz has a maximum of 500,000 coins. All coins are issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965 and for the first time, feature Jody Clark’s contemporary portrait of the Queen, who is depicted wearing the Royal Diamond Diadem.

For the first time each of the bullion Kookaburra coins also include a helpful security feature in the form of a micro-laser engraved letter within the reverse design.

MintPerth Mint Mint MarkLetter P Total Mintageunknown
Obverse
Australia / Silver Ten Ounces 2019 Australian Kookaburra - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin depicts the crowned old head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right, wearing the Royal Diamond Diadem crown and the Victoria Coronation necklace worn for her Coronation. This is her effigy known as the "Fifth Portrait" worldwide and "Sixth Portrait" in Australia, in "uncouped" version - showing the Queen's shoulders and not terminating at the neck as the normal version.

On the left, in small letters on the Queen's shoulder, the artist's initials J.C (for Jody Clark).

Running continuously around the rim is the monarch's legend and the face value: ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 10 DOLLARS ·.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 10 DOLLARS ·
Reverse
Australia / Silver Ten Ounces 2019 Australian Kookaburra - reverse photo

The reverse of the coin portrays an Australian kookaburra perched on a branch during sunset. The branch is submerged in a river, which is lined with wetland grasses and a gumtree.

The designer's initials AH (for Aleysha Howarth) are in relief at the base of the branch. In the rim to the left, the Perth Mint's traditional P mint mark.

Around above, the name of the coin series: AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA.

Around below, the date of issue and the precious metal content: 2019 10oz 9999 SILVER (ten troy ounces of 99.99% silver).

Reverse Inscription AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA 2019 1oz 9999 SILVER
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Silver content (Troy oz): 10.000
Finish: bullion (Brilliant Uncirculated).
Packaging: in a protective acrylic capsule.
Perth Mint Item ID: 19022BAAX

See also

Coins issued by the Perth Mint in the Australian Kookaburra series in 2019 include:
- 1 kg Silver Bullion, Australian Kookaburra 2019
- 10 oz Silver Bullion, Australian Kookaburra 2019
- 5 oz Silver Proof High Relief, Australian Kookaburra 2019
- 1 oz Silver Proof High Relief, Australian Kookaburra 2019
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Australian Kookaburra 2019

All (15) coins of type: Silver Ten Ounces (10 oz)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Silver Ten Ounces 2017 Australian Koala 750 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 10 oz 9999 SILVER 2017 10 DOLLARS
Silver Ten Ounces 2018 Australian Kookaburra unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 10 DOLLARS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2018 Mother and Baby Koala 2,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 10oz 9999 Ag 2018 2 DOLLARS
Silver Ten Ounces 2018 Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 10 DOLLARS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2019 Australian Kookaburra unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 10 DOLLARS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2019 Mother and Baby Crocodile 2,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 10oz 9999 Ag 2019 2 DOLLARS
Silver Ten Ounces 2019 Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 1,000 Queen Elizabeth II - Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 10 DOLLARS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2019 Dragon and Phoenix 888 Queen Elizabeth II - Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 10oz 9999 Ag 2020 10 DOLLARS
Silver Ten Ounces 2020 Australian Kookaburra unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 10 DOLLARS · 1990 2020
Silver Ten Ounces 2020 Mother and Baby Kookaburra 2,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 10oz 9999 Ag 2020 2 DOLLARS
Silver Ten Ounces 2020 Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 10 DOLLARS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2020 Dragon and Tiger 888 Queen Elizabeth II - Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 10oz 9999 Ag 2020 10 DOLLARS
Silver Ten Ounces 2021 Australian Kookaburra unknown Queen Elizabeth II - Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 10 DOLLARS ·
Silver Ten Ounces 2021 Mother and Baby Platypus 2,500 Queen Elizabeth II - Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 10oz 9999 Ag 2021 10 DOLLARS
Silver Ten Ounces 2021 Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 10 DOLLARS ·
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Silver Ten Ounces 2019 Australian Kookaburra: Details
CountryAustralia
CurrencyAustralian Dollar
Coin TypeSilver Ten Ounces (10 oz)
Issued2019
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Portrait by Jody Clark (Australian version)
Face Value10 (x Dollar)
Mintageunknown
CurrentYes
Material0.9999 Silver
DesignerAlyesha Howarth
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size75.600 mm
Thickness9.250 mm
Mass311.066 g
OCC IDLGVB-ELDC-KLJW-EMPX
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