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Perth Mint Issues Special Privy Mark ANDA Kookaburra Coin

Perth Mint 2023 Kookaburra ANDA Privy Mark

The Perth Mint is proud to present this exclusive Australian Kookaburra as its 2023 Melbourne Money Expo ANDA Special. Struck from 1oz of 99.99% pure silver, the coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965.

The Perth Mint will release no more than 2,000 of the Australian Kookaburra 2023 1oz Silver Helmeted Honeyeater Privy Mark Coin in Melbourne Money Expo ANDA special packaging.

The Australasian Numismatic Dealer’s Association Incorporation (ANDA) is the professional body representing individuals and businesses that deal in coins and banknotes throughout Australasia.

2023 ANDA Kookaburra Coin Design

The coin portrays an image of two kookaburras perched on the branches of a shrub displaying the flowers of Australian native waratah (Telopea). The design includes a colored privy mark representation of a helmeted honeyeater (Lichenostomus melanops cassidix), a rare yellow, black, and olive feathered bird with golden tufts on either side of its head that became Victoria’s bird emblem in 1971. The reverse also incorporates the inscription KOOKABURRA, The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark, the coin’s weight, purity, and 2023 year-date.

The obverse of each coin bears the Jody Clark effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, supplemented with the dates of her reign, and the monetary denomination.

Presentation

The coin is presented in a colored presentation card that incorporates a fold-out stand for upright display.

Designers

Designer and engraver Jody Clark joined the Royal Mint UK in 2012. His portrait of Queen Elizabeth II became the fifth official portrait in 2015 (View Designer’s Profile).

Wade Robinson is a senior designer at the Perth Mint, having worked there since 2003.

Coin Specifications

Country:  Australia
Year Of Issue:  2023
Denomination:  One Dollar (AUD)
Mint Mark:  P
Mintage:  2,000
Alloy:  .9999 Silver
Weight:  31.107 g
Diameter:  40.90 mm
Thickness:  3.50 mm
OBV Designer Jody Clark
REV Designer Wade Robinson

 

Perth Mint
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The Perth Mint is Australia’s largest and most highly accredited precious metals enterprise. Through its integrated operations and trusted products and services, it develops markets and creates demand for Australian precious metals the world over. Operating the largest refinery and the only facility in Australia accredited for gold and silver by the London Bullion Market Association, the Mint holds endorsements by commodity trading centres in London, New York, Tokyo, Shanghai and Dubai. The Perth Mint exports in excess of USD14 billion worth of bullion bars and coins to institutional and private investors in more than 130 countries each year and issues an array of legal tender commemoratives for collectors. Offering the world’s only government guaranteed precious metals investment and storage program, the Mint also manages approximately USD3 billion worth of metal held on behalf of some 40,000 clients. Still operating in its original premises, founded in 1899, The Perth Mint is also a premier tourist destination and home to the Guinness Book of Records certified largest coin in the world – the Australian Kangaroo One Tonne Gold Coin, worth more than USD 40 million.

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