Obverse:||Queen Elizabeth II - Design by Raphael Maklouf.|
Legend: ELIZABETH. II. AUSTRALIA 1989
Reverse:||Pair of Kookaburras - Design by Horst Hahne|
Legend: TEN DOLLARS.
|Edge:||Reeded - continuous mill.|
|Weight:||20.0 grams (308.7 grains).|
|Size:||34.0 mm (diameter) 2.9 mm (thickness).|
|Composition:||Sterling Silver - 92.5% Silver, 7.5% Copper.|
|Silver Content:||.5949 oz.|
|Mintage:||Canberra: Proof - 50,000|
1989 Kookaburra TEN DOLLARS
This proof coin was encapsulated and distributed in a special plush presentation booklet housed inside a slimline presentation box. It is the first in a series of six ten dollar coins issued between 1989 and 1994 displaying prominent Birds of Australia.
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