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The 2014 version of the Gold Kangaroo continues the popular series of 1/10oz legal tender coins with a face value of 15 Australian Dollars prized by investors for their accessibility and high liquidity. Australian Perth Mint gold coins are world renowned for their amazing quality, 9999 fineness and supreme craftsmanship. The Gold Kangaroo celebrates both an iconic feature of Australian wildlife and one of the country's best-known natural resources - gold. The Perth Mint continues to be one of the world's leading gold refiners.
These wonderful 1/10oz gold coins are eagerly sought after by collectors for their attractive, one-year-only designs, their limited mintage and restricted availability, not forgetting the fact that the buttoned-sized coins are affordable which makes them a great year to year purchase. Therefore they are also called "bullion collector coins". 2014 1/10oz Gold Kangaroo coins are a something special to own but also make great gifts, so hop to it whilst they are still available!
The weight of the 2014 1/10oz Gold Nugget/Kangaroo is 3.11 g, made of 99.99% pure gold. The coin's diameter measures 16.10 mm while it is 1.30 mm thick. The coin's face value is AUS $15.
The obverse side bears an attractive portrait of Queen Elizabeth II wearing her famous tiara, designed by Ian Rank-Broadley; the coin's monetary denomination is inscribed beneath the effigy. The queens name and the issuing nation are inscribed at the top-right of the coin.
The reverse design depicts a red kangaroo in a classic stance looking over its left shoulder. The animal is standing near a fenced field against a magnificent background of flowers, trees and mountains. The year of issue, the weight and purity "2014 1/10oz 9999 GOLD" are stamped along the bottom rim. "AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO" is inscribed across the top of the rim, with the "P" mintmark placed to the right of the kangaroo's tail.
On the 23rd of April 1987 the Australian Gold Nugget coin were introduced in Sydney depicting the largest gold nugget ever found on its reverse, a rock containing 2,284oz of gold. 1oz Nugget gold bullion coins released between 1987 and 1989 depict the popular natural gold nuggets discovered in Australia. The 1/10 denomination had the inscription "Little Hero" below the rock.
Since 1990, although the coins were still officially called "Australian Nuggets", the reverse side of the coin pictures a red kangaroo, designed by Stuart Devlin. Ever since, the kangaroo motif has appeared on all Gold Kangaroo coins as an internationally recognized symbol of Australia, but designs change annually on coins weighing 1oz and less. The coins have officially been called the Australian Gold Kangaroo since 2008.
The Gold Kangaroo was the first gold bullion series to be approved by the Australian government, issued as legal tender. It was followed by the Gold Koala in 1988 and the Gold Kookaburra in 1990.
With the specifics of the 2014 1/10oz Gold Kangaroo coin being well known to every reputed dealer, the Perth Mint's precise manufacturing to exact specifications has made sure that the coins are in fact impossible to counterfeit. The 1/10z Gold Kangaroo's small size, detailed and highly artistic design on both sides, are also strong weapons against forgery and even weight and dimensions are the same, the detail, depth and sharpness of the relief found on an original 2014 1/10oz .9999 fine gold Kangaroo are features that stand as obstacles forgers are not able to copy.
Buy your 2014 1/10oz Gold Kangaroos from the CoinInvest GmbH online shop at up to date and fair prices! The mintage of 1/10oz Kangaroos coins is limited each year, but we always keep a reasonable number of past issue coins in stock, so buy the 2014 1/10oz Australian Gold Kangaroo coin for your collection today.
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