If you buy gold from the Perth Mint in Australia, you are no doubt familiar with the Gold Australian Kangaroo Series. These beautiful gold bullion coins debuted in 1986 as the Gold Australian Nugget and transitioned to the Gold Kangaroo in 1990 to feature the creature that is arguably the most globally prominent from Australia. The 2019 1/2 oz Gold Australian Kangaroo Coin is currently available to you for purchase online at Silver.com.
- Coins ship to you inside of protective plastic capsules!
- 33rd release year of Gold Australian Kangaroos!
- Mintage limited to 100,000 coins only!
- Consists of One-Half Troy ounce of .9999 fine gold in BU condition.
- Issued a face value of $50 (AUD) by Australia.
- Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse.
- A lone red kangaroo on the reverse.
Gold Australian Kangaroo coins were once available in a total of six weights. The only coin no longer issued in this annual series is the 1/20 oz weight. Otherwise, the 1 oz, 1/2 oz, 1/4 oz, 1/10 oz, and 1 kilo coins are available to investors every year dating back to the 1987 date marked coins from 1986.
Mintage figures for the coins in this series have remained relatively stable for those coins the Perth Mint sets a cap on. Traditionally, the three fractional-weight coins are the only ones with mintage caps. The 1 oz and 1 kilo coins are issued on an unlimited basis, which is to say that the Perth Mint strikes these weights throughout the date marked year to meet demand. By the end of 2019, the designs are retired and the coins are no longer struck.
On the obverse of 2019 Gold Australian Kangaroo Coins is the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. These coins now feature the Jody Clark design of Elizabeth II in right-profile relief with her neckline and shoulders visible. She wears the Royal Diadem crown and the Victorian coronation necklace. This is the first change to Her Majesty’s effigy on Australian coins since 1998, the first since the 1960s to depict her neckline and shoulders, and the sixth design overall on Australian coins during her reign.
The reverse of 2019 1/2 oz Gold Australian Kangaroo Coins features the image of a kangaroo. This lone figure is seen in left-profile relief and stands on a mound of dirt and grass. There are trees in the background with the sun rising into the sky above.
These 2019 1/2 oz Gold Australian Kangaroos are available to you inside of protective plastic capsules and come in Brilliant Uncirculated condition.
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