The Perth Mint has a global reputation for creating some of the finest precious metal products in the industry today. Among its many designs, the kangaroo is a popular choice as it is the most well-known natural species from the continent. Today, the 2016 2 oz Australian Antiqued Kangaroo Silver Coin is available in high relief from JM Bullion.
- Mintage capped at just 3,000 coins!
- Ships in a presentation package with a Certification of Authenticity.
- Rimless design with an antique finish.
- Contains 2 troy oz of .999 pure silver.
- Face value of $2 (AUD) is fully backed by Australias government.
- Features a unique kangaroo design on the reverse.
- Queen Elizabeth IIs portrait on the obverse.
These 2016 2 oz Australian Antiqued Kangaroo Silver Coins feature a variety of unique finishes and design aspects all in one product. First and foremost, the antique finish gives the coin the appearance of age through the addition of subtle warmth that enhances the design. The rimless blanks and high-relief striking add further beauty to the coin.
Australia is home to the vast majority of the worlds kangaroo population, though smaller subspecies do exist throughout the South Pacific. The kangaroo is considered an icon in Australia, and is used on countless private company logos, government agency shields, and even the national crest.
On the reverse side of these stunning high-relief coins youll find the image of a kangaroo hopping across the Outback, with intricate details of its surroundings found throughout the design. This includes a small lizard resting on a rock in the foreground.
The obverse features the familiar right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II from Ian Rank-Broadley. Each of these 2016 2 oz Australian Antiqued Kangaroo Silver Coins arrives in a presentation themed package that features the image of a kangaroo, and includes a Certificate of Authenticity verifying its serial number in the series.
Perth Mint produces these coins, and has a long-standing reputation both in Australia and around the globe. Founded in 1898, it is the last of the original Royal Mint facilities still operating in Australia. Today it is owned by the state of Western Australia and not affiliated with the Royal Australian Mint.
If you have questions, dont hesitate to ask. A JM Bullion associate is available on the phone at 800-276-6508, online using our live chat, or via our email address. If you are interested in similar products, be sure to check out our full selection of Australian Silver Coins.