Among the gold coins for sale online from the Perth Mint, the Australian Gold Kangaroo is the preeminent option. Available with this design theme since 1990, but introduced under a different name as the Australian Gold Nugget. Today these coins are the preferred choice of many investors in Perth Mint gold. The 2018 1/2 oz Australian Gold Kangaroo Coin is available to you now online from JM Bullion.
- Arrives in a protective plastic capsule or rolls of 20.
- 29th year for the Australian Gold Kangaroo coin series!
- Limited mintage of only 100,000 coins!
- Contains 1/2 Troy oz of .9999 pure gold in BU condition.
- Issued a face value of $50 (AUD) by the Australian government.
- Obverse features the right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II.
- Reverse bears the all-new 2018 design of two red kangaroos.
The red kangaroo is the main feature design of the Australian Gold Kangaroo coin. Originally featured on an Australian penny nearly a century ago, the red kangaroo is the largest member of the kangaroo species, growing to larger sizes than the other three species of kangaroos on the continent.
For the 2018 Australian Gold Kangaroo Series, the Perth Mint has issued five total sizes. The 1 Kilo gold coin features the familiar design of a singular kangaroo with sunburst rays in the background field. This design is also found on the Silver Kangaroo series. The 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, and 1/10 oz Gold Kangaroos feature a new design for the year though.
On the reverse of all 2018 1/2 oz Australian Gold Kangaroo Coins youll find the new design for this release year. It depicts two red kangaroos hopping across the coins surface in a setting that reflects the rural Outback regions of Australia. Engravings around this side of the coin include the series name, weight, purity, and metal content, as well as the year of issue.
The obverse of all Australian Gold Kangaroo Coins features the Queens effigy. Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II appears on all Australian coinage, with this design representing the fourth-generation image of the Queen since her ascension to the throne of England. It was created in 1998 by Ian Rank-Broadley.
Australian Gold Kangaroo coins in the fractional-weight range have limited mintage figures. These 1/2 oz gold coins have the lowest mintage figure at 100,000 coins, while the 1/4 oz and 1/10 oz coins have mintage maximums of 150,000 and 200,000, respectively.
All 2018 1/2 oz Australian Gold Kangaroo Coins are available in this listing in BU condition. Coins in BU condition show no signs of wear and tear. However, minor flaws such as breaks in the luster, spotted surfaces, and contact marks are possible due to the process of striking the blanks during production.
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