2008 Kookaburra Australian 1 oz .999 Fine BU Silver Coin

2008 Kookaburra Australian 1 oz .999 Fine BU Silver Coin

1oz silver Kookaburra 2008 coin, buy online with ipm group
1oz silver Kookaburra 2008 coin, buy online with ipm group 1oz silver Kookaburra 2008 coin, buy online with ipm group 1oz silver Kookaburra 2008 coin, buy online with ipm group
Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) in original Perth mint hard plastic capsule. Perfect Condition
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83.27 USD$
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Zero Tax - Exempt of Any Taxes if stored in Allocated Segregated Vault within Le Freeport Singapore.

Singapore - GST is Exempt, Zero-Rated for GST purposes

Malaysia - All Precious Metals are subject to GST under new Customs ruling instigated in February 2016

UK Delivery - Tax is Applicable at VAT 20%, Capital Gains Is Applicable


  • Yes
  • 40.6mm
  • 2.98mm
  • 31.2 grams
  • Australia
  • 999%
  • Perth Mint
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Price Information

Price per gram Price per ounce Price Premium Spread IPM Buyback Price
2.67 USD$ 83.00 USD$ 251.56% 12.36% 74.11 USD$


2008 Australian Kookaburra 1 oz .999 Fine Silver Coin BU

Since 1990, the Perth Mint has released the Silver Kookaburra annually. Each installment features a new design, available in various sizes, from one ounce to one kilo.

The reverse of each 2008 1 oz Silver Kookaburra features the bird perching on a barbed wire fence next to a spider web, designed by Shevaun Buschenhofen. It is inscribed with the words “THE AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA, 1 OZ .999 SILVER” and the year. The design also incorporates the Perth Mint’s “P” mintmark. 

The obverse of each Silver Kookaburra features Ian Rank-Broadley’s Queen Elizabeth II design, and it is inscribed with the coin’s denomination of one dollar. 

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains 1 oz of .999 fine Silver.
  • Comes in a protective plastic capsule.
  • Sovereign coin backed by the Australian government.
  • Mintage of 300,000 coins.
  • Edge : Reeded
  • BU - Brilliant Uncirculated 

2008: A Year in History

January 1 – Cyprus and Malta officially adopted the euro.
January 21 – Stock markets around the world plunged, fueled by fears of a US recession thanks to the subprime mortgage crisis of 2007.
February 5 – The stock market plunged more than three percent, while the S&P fell 3.2 percent and the Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 370 points.
February 19 – Fidel Castro resigned as President of Cuba.
August 8 to August 24 – The 2008 Summer Olympics were held in Beijing, China.
September 15 – Lehman Brothers filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, which laid the foundation for the Global financial crisis.
September 29 – The DOW lost 777 points — the largest one-day point decline in history — after the House of Representatives denied a $700 billion bank bailout.
November 4 – Barack Obama was elected the forty-fourth President of the United States, becoming the first African-American to hold the office.
December 11 – Bernie Madoff was arrested for his involvement in the largest financial fraud in history.

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