The 2022 1 oz Australian Silver Kangaroo Coin looks striking in .9999 fine silver. Now in it’s seventh issue, the Kangaroo coin has been a very popular coin for the Perth Mint. You only have to see it in person to know why collectors love this coin.
- Made of 1 Troy oz of .9999 pure silver in BU condition.
- Face value of 1 dollar backed by the federal government of Australia.
- The obverse side has a silhouette of Queen Elizabeth II
- On the reverse is a hopping kangaroo.
- Contains a micro-laser anti-counterfeiting measure
The obverse side of this coin features Jody Clark’s design of Queen Elizabeth II. This artwork was commissioned by the Royal Mint in 2015. The Queen is depicted as she was at age 89 with her diadem crown and royal jewels. Clark really captures the queen in great detail including the character lines on her face. Above the queen is ‘ELIZABETH II’ and ‘AUSTRALIA’. Below her is ‘1 DOLLAR’.
On the reverse side is a left profile of an Australian Kangaroo hopping. Behind the kangaroo, is a large sunburst. This image is based on Stuart Devlin’s design first seen on the Australian Copper Penny. Above the kangaroo is ‘Australian Kangaroo’. At the bottom is ‘2022 1 oz 9999 SILVER.
The Perth Mint started as another location for the Royal Mint in 1899. It later became its own entity making legal tender for Australia. It continues to make coinage for Australia but has evolved into a mint that also makes high quality decorative coins and bullion. Understandably, the mint has a rich tradition of expertise that comes from experience. That expertise has led them to take modern minting technology and make coins that are things of beauty as they have become trend setters in their super popular series of coins.
This 2022 1 oz Australian Silver Kangaroo Coin is a great opportunity to buy a beautiful coin that is made from .9999 fine silver and is highly collectible. Be sure to get yours today.