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1/2 oz Kangaroo Gold Coin (2021)
The Perth Mint Australia

1/2 oz Kangaroo Gold Coin (2021)


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½ oz Kangaroo Gold Coin (2021)

The Perth Mint first issued the Kangaroo Gold in 1990. The reverse features a kangaroo motif which changes yearly and the obverse features Queen Elizabeth II. The annually changing kangaroo motif has greatly added to the coins popularity among collectors. Additionally the Kangaroo Gold coin is sold with a lower premium on the spot making it very attractive for investors. On top of that, being one of Europe’s leading precious metal distributors, we at have a direct relationship with the Perth Mint allowing us to buy in larger quantities and enabling us to pass down savings onto clients for even more competitive prices.

Kangaroo’s can only travel forwards, reaching speeds of over 35 miles per hour and covering 25 feet in a single leap! The reason the kangaroo replaced the gold nugget on the coin in 1989 was because the Kangaroo is more symbolic of Australia and representative of the nations forward progression.

Coin Highlights

  • Contains ½ oz of .9999 fine gold
  • Face value of $50 AUD
  • Obverse: Ian Rank-Broadley likeness of Queen Elizabeth II and monetary denomination.
  • Reverse: A kangaroo perched in front of a bush plus the date, weight and purity.
  • Sovereign coin backed by the Australian government
  • Country: Australia
  • Weight115.5518g
  • Series: Australian Kangaroo
  • Mint: The Perth Mint Australia
  • Purity: 999.9/1000
  • Diameter, mm: 25.60
  • Thickness, mm: 2.40
  • Face value: 50
  • Currency: Australian Dollar
  • Product packaging: Plastic capsule
  • Bulk packaging: 20 foiled, 100 per box
  • Product number: 101264

1 The weight displayed is the fine metal content of the item. It does not reflect the actual weight of the product which may be higher.

* The delivered products may vary slightly from the picture shown.

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