Like many other gold bullion coin programs, the Perth Mint offers its popular Gold Kangaroo coins in a 1 oz weight and three fractional-weight coins. This has been the standard for this collection since its introduction in 1986 as the Gold Australian Nugget Series. Today, the 1/2 oz Gold Kangaroo remains the largest fractional-weight in the series. 2020 1/2 oz Gold Australian Kangaroo Coins are now available to you for purchase online at Silver.com.
- Coin ships to you inside of a protective acrylic capsule!
- 34th year of availability for the Gold Kangaroo coins!
- Mintage limited to 100,000 coins only!
- Consists of One-Half Troy ounce of .9999 fine gold in BU condition.
- The face value of $50 (AUD) is fully backed by the Australian government.
- On the obverse is a depiction of Queen Elizabeth II.
- The reverse features two kangaroos on a grassy plain.
- Design from Aleysha Howarth.
1/2 oz Gold Australian Kangaroo Coins have been issued in this series each year since the 1986 introduction. Mintage caps have been in place on the 1/2 oz coin since the transition to the Gold Australian Kangaroo from the Gold Australian Nugget series. The mintage cap on the 1/2 oz Gold Kangaroo has been set at 100,000 coins for more than a decade now. The 2019 release had total sales of just 11,039 coins in its 100,000 allowance, the lowest in the series last year.
All 2020 1/2 oz Gold Australian Kangaroo Coins are available to purchase in Brilliant Uncirculated condition from the Perth Mint. The Gold Kangaroo 1/2 oz coins are offered inside of protective acrylic capsules.
On the reverse side of 2020 Gold Australian Kangaroo Coins, you will find the image of two different kangaroos. The adult kangaroo is featured in the foreground standing on its hind legs with its tail balancing its frame. In the background, a young joey stands in the exact same pose. The red kangaroo is often the focus of the designs in this series. The red kangaroo is the largest of its species and the largest extant marsupial alive today.
The obverse of 2020 1/2 oz Gold Kangaroo Coins features an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty is depicted here in right-profile relief in a sixth-generation image from Jody Clark. This portrait shows the Queen wearing the Royal Diadem crown on her head, earrings, and the Victorian coronation necklace.
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