The kangaroo is one of the most frequently used designs from both the Perth Mint and Royal Australian Mint, but the Perth Mint’s 2016 release of a brand-new bullion product changed the game. The 2016 Australian Silver Kangaroo is the newest series from the Perth Mint, and first to feature .9999 silver in a bullion coin. This iconic new design is available today on the 2016 1 oz Australian Silver Kangaroo Coin with a Gilded finish, courtesy of JM Bullion.
- Arrives in a protective black display case and themed shipper box, with Certificate of Authenticity.
- Mintage of this coin capped at 5,000 for global distribution!
- 1st release of the 2016 Australian Silver Kangaroo!
- Includes a Gilded, 24-karat finish on the kangaroo design.
- Contains 1 troy oz of .9999 pure silver.
- Issued a face value of $1 (AUD) by the Australian government.
- Features a hopping kangaroo on the reverse.
- Queen Elizabeth II’s portrait on the obverse.
- Brilliant Uncirculated condition.
There is no native species from the Australian continent more popular and beloved than the kangaroo. The koala is lovable and cute, while the crocodile is known as an apex predator, but the kangaroo captures the imagination like no other animal. The largest marsupial in the world, it is also the only mammal that moves by hopping.
Each 2016 1 oz Australian Silver Kangaroo Coin in this listing has a 24-karat gold, gilded finish on the design set of the kangaroo on the reverse. Your purchase today will ship in a Perth Mint black display case, and arrive in a colorized, illustrated kangaroo box shipper. These coins also have a BU grade. Brilliant uncirculated coins have no signs of wear and tear, though they may feature minor flaws.
On the reverse is the iconic image of a kangaroo hopping through the outback, with a background that depicts the stretching rays of the sun. Engravings include “Australian Kangaroo” above and the coin’s year of issue, weight, purity, and metal content below. The obverse features Ian Rank-Broadley’s right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
Founded in 1898, the Perth Mint is Australia’s oldest operating facility. Though the Royal Australian Mint, opened in 1965, is the nation’s sovereign mint, Perth Mint coins enjoy legal tender status under the Currency Act of 1965.
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