Niue Island 2019 Hawksbill Sea Turtle 1 Oz. Silver $2, Brilliant Uncirculated. Shown on the big Brilliant Uncirculated one ounce silver coin is a stylized Hawksbill turtle. These beloved creatures are now endangered. Regardless of their threatened status, Hawksbill eggs are collected to be eaten and the turtles are often killed for their meat and impressive shells. Hawksbill sea turtles are also vulnerable to accidental capture in fishing nets. This popular $2 silver coin is issued by the New Zealand Mint for Niue, an island nation in the South Pacific where sea turtles can be found. Queen Elizabeth II graces the reverse.
Australia 2019 1 Oz. Kookaburra Silver Dollar, Brilliant Uncirculated. This silver Kookaburra from Down Under belongs to Australia's very popular Bullion Coin Program. The big beautiful dollar contains an ounce of investment grade .999 silver and features a mintage cap of 500,000. Desirable for both its silver content and numismatic value, this 2019 one-year-only engraving shows a kookaburra perched on a tree partially submerged in a gently rippling waterway. Known as the "laughing bird," this Australian species' call is reminiscent of human laughter.