Introduced as the Gold Nugget Series, the modern Gold Australian Kangaroo Series has been available since 1990 with new images of the kangaroo featured on the coins with each date mark. The series is the leading gold bullion option from Perth Mint and currently comes with five weights for investors to purchase. Right now, 2022 1/10 oz Gold Australian Kangaroos are available to purchase online at Silver.com.
- Ships to you inside individual plastic capsules!
- 37th issue of 1/10 oz Gold Australian Kangaroos!
- Mintage limited to 200,000 coins only!
- Consists of One-Tenth Troy ounce of .9999 fine gold in BU condition.
- Bears a face value of $15 (AUD) backed by the federal government of Australia.
- The obverse depicts Queen Elizabeth II.
- On the reverse are two kangaroos hopping along.
- Designed by Neil Hollis.
Each 2022 1/10 oz Gold Australian Kangaroo in this listing is available to you in Brilliant Uncirculated condition. The coins are individually packaged in plastic capsules and come with the largest mintage cap in the series. With 200,000 coins the maximum, Perth Mint will continue striking the coins in this weight until either the end of 2022 production or until the mintage cap is met.
Kangaroos are the largest living marsupials today. Native to Australia, there are four subspecies of kangaroos that inhabit the continent. The red kangaroo is among the most numerous in the wild, while the antilopine kangaroo is the least numerous. Other subspecies include the eastern grey and western grey kangaroos. Government estimates put the kangaroo population in the wild around 42.8 million as of 2019.
The obverse of 2022 Gold Australian Kangaroos comes with a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Designed in 2015 by Jody Clark, this effigy shows the Queen in right-profile relief with the George IV State Diadem Crown on her head. The sixth-generation portrait for Australian coins, this design shows the Queen at the age of 89.
On the reverse side of 2022 1/10 oz Gold Kangaroos is a depiction of an adult kangaroo and its young joey. The two are hopping along the grassy plains with hills in the background field on the horizon. Kangaroos are large, powerful marsupials. Males can stand as much as 6ft 7in tall and weigh upwards of 200 lbs.
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