The 2023 1 oz Australian Platinum Kangaroo Coin marks only the 6th time the Perth has offered a Platinum Kangaroo Coin. One look at this coin and you can help asking “What took them so long?” The coin looks wonderful in .9995 platinum.
- 6th Issue of this coin
- Made of 1 Troy oz of .9995 pure platinum in BU condition.
- Face value of $100 (AUD) backed by the Australian government.
- Obverse has the image of Queen Elizabeth II.
- Reverse has an image of the red kangaroo
Every year the Australian Platinum Kangaroo coin has the same design as the Australian Silver Kangaroo coin which does not change year-over-year. This is the case with the Kookaburra, Koala and the Gold Kangaroo coins, the other popular series from the mint. The exception is the 1 Kilo Gold Kangaroo coin.
The obverse side of the coin has Jody Clark’s, Queen Elizabeth II. Commissioned in 2015, this design has the queen wearing the George IV diadem crown and the royal jewels. The queen is facing right and Clark’s design is so detailed you can see the age lines in her face. Above the queen is ‘ELIZABETH II’ and ‘AUSTRALIA’. Below her image is ‘$100 DOLLARS’.
On the reverse side is the image of a red kangaroo hopping to the left. This design was created by Stuart Devlin who was inspired by the 1936 copper penny design. Above the kangaroo is ‘AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO’. Below the image is ‘2023 1 oz 9995 PLATINUM’.
The 2023 1 oz Australian Platinum Kangaroo Coin is perhaps the best way to buy platinum. With this coin, you get a wonderful, high-quality coin crafted under the master craftsmanship of the Perth Mint with a design that seems made for platinum. Get yours today.
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