The gold kangaroo coin is minted by the Perth Mint from Australia, this coin is struck in 99.99% pure gold and available in various sizes. The gold Kangaroo is one of the most common gold investment coins and is available at a low premium. Every year, the mint changes the design of this coin, making the gold Kangaroo popular not only among physical gold investors, but also gold coin collectors.
The gold coin Australian Kangaroo, also known as kangaroo or previously nugget, has been minted by the Perth Mint since 1986. In the early years of this series, no kangaroo was depicted on the coin, but the famous “Welcome stranger” gold nugget. For this reason, this coin was also called the gold nugget. Since 1990, the series has been continued with the annually changing image with at least one kangaroo on it. The kangaroo is often depicted in a recognizable Australian landscape, in nature, or with a rising sun in the background. Gold Kangaroo coins are supplied as standard in a protective capsule so that this coin always remains in good condition.
The kangaroo is one of the most popular gold coins in the world. Collectors and investors appreciate the coin for its high 99.99% pure gold content, varying motifs and high quality.
The gold kangaroo coin is available in:
With some regularity there are also special editions available from the Kangaroo series with different weights, special conditions or a limited edition.
The design of the golden kangaroo is all about the kangaroo. More than 50 different kangaroos live in Australia and it is considered the national symbol of Australia.
What makes kangaroos so special is the tremendous speed they can achieve, as much as 70 kilometres per hour. In many designs of the Gold Kangaroo coin, you will therefore see an image of a kangaroo in motion. Besides adult kangaroos, you often see baby kangaroos incorporated on the coin. Baby kangaroos, also called Joey's, can weigh as little as 1 gram at birth. The joey's further development happens in its mother's pouch.
Queen Elizabeth II is depicted on the reverse of the coin, with the face value of the coin.