This silver proof coin features the new 2016 Australian Kangaroo design. The Australian Silver Kangaroo was initially issued by The Perth Mint as an unlimited 1oz bullion coin. Unparalleled worldwide interest has resulted in more than 10 million being released to the market – putting it in the record book as the most heavily sought-after contemporary precious metal Australian coin to date.
Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Silver
Each coin is struck by The Perth Mint from 1/4oz of 99.99% pure silver in proof quality.
2016 Kangaroo Design
The reverse of the coin depicts a bounding kangaroo surrounded by stylised rays of sunlight and bordered by the inscription AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO. The design also includes The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark, the 2016 year-date, and the coin’s weight and fineness.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the coin features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the monetary denomination on its obverse.
The Perth Mint will release no more than 10,000 of the 2016 Australian Kangaroo 1/4oz Silver Proof Coin in this packaging from a maximum mintage of 13,000.
Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate
The set is housed in a classic Perth Mint presentation case with a themed, customised shipper and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.