Minted from .9999 pure gold, the Kangaroo has a legal tender value of $100 AUS (1 Oz), $50 AUS (1/2 Oz), $25 AUS (1/4 Oz) and $15 AUS (1/10th Oz). The Perth Mint has been producing the Kangaroo gold coins since 1989 and mintage quantities tend to be lower than the comparable U.S. or Canadian bullion coins.
The Queen of England (obverse) – Queen Elizabeth II is featured on the obverse. The portrait was designed by Royal Mint contest winner Ian Rank-Broadley. A similar image can also be seen on the popular Canadian Maple Leaf coin series as well. The portrait represents Australian’s status as a part of the British Commonwealth.
The Australian Gold Kangaroo (reverse) – The Gold Kangaroo features varying designs based on the year. This gold bullion coin always includes an absolutely exquisite design year after year. Each illustration includes a vast Australian landscape and projects the large marsupial front and center. With its annual change in design, investors and collectors alike waste no time to get their hands on these gold coins.
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