This 2014 10 oz Australian Silver Kookaburra coin depicts the Australian native bird known for its startlingly human-sounding laugh. The Kookaburra can be found throughout Australia and is an integral part of Aboriginal history. Aboriginal legend states that the Kookaburra's famous chorus of laughter summons the sky people to light the great fire that illuminates and warms the earth each day. Known for their popular series that evoke the culture and nature of the vast outback, "The Kookaburra" is one of Perth Mint's most popular series.
The coin’s obverse bears Ian Rank-Broadley's effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act in 1965, this coin carries a denomination of $10 AUD.
The 2014 Silver 10 oz Australian Kookaburra coin's reverse features the Australian Kookaburra perched on the branch of an Australian Ash Tree, surrounded by leaves. "Australian Kookaburra" titles the top of the coin, while the year, weight at 10 oz, and purity of .999 silver line the bottom rim.