Gold Australian Kangaroo 1-oz
- Gross Weight: 1 troy oz
- Fineness: .9999 fine
- Gold Content: 1 troy oz
- Diameter:26 “
- Mint – Perth Australia
- Frosted mirror surface
- Prices are only approximant precise metals prices fluctuate daily
This popular gold bullion series was introduced by the Perth Mint in 1986 to compete with other world bullion gold coins. From 1986 to 1989 the reverse of the coin pictured world famous gold nuggets but this design was replaced with the Australian gold kangaroo because this animal better represents Australia.
The front of the Australian Gold Kangaroo 1 oz features Elizabeth II, Queen of Australia and also the Queen of England, Scotland, Canada, New Zealand, Wales, Fiji and Northern Ireland. The 1 oz Australian Gold Kangaroo is minted yearly and the Perth Mint changes the kangaroo design which is an entertaining and fun extra.
There are other features which make this a good bullion choice. (A) The coin features a beautiful frosted mirror like surface which is frosted. (B) The series is .9999% pure gold which appeals to a world audience and is readily accepted both in the US, Europe and Asia. (C) The premium you pay over the melt value for the 1 oz Australian Gold Kangaroo is often lower than other bullion coins. This is true because the Perth Mint is more competitive than other world mints and sells to distributors for less money. (D) The 1 oz Australian Gold Kangaroo is approved for inclusion in your Individual Retirement Accounts. (E) The 1 oz Australian Gold Kangaroo contains a pure ounce of gold and is minted by a sovereign government.