The iconic red kangaroo design, featured on this 25th anniversary commemorative, was originally introduced as part of the Australian Nugget coin program as the new theme for the 1989...
The iconic red kangaroo design, featured on this 25th anniversary commemorative, was originally introduced as part of the Australian Nugget coin program as the new theme for the 1989 Proof Issue. Proof Quality 99.99% Pure Gold Each coin is meticulously struck from 1oz of 99.99% pure gold in proof quality. Stunning Original Red Kangaroo Reverse The coin’s reverse portrays a bounding red kangaroo surrounded by stylised rays of sunlight and bordered by the inscriptions AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO 1oz. 9999 GOLD, the year-dates 1989 – 2014, and a special Perth Mint mintmark ‘P25’ signifying 25 years since the design was first introduced. Australian Legal Tender Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination, and the 2014 year-date are shown on the coin’s obverse. Limited Mintage No more than 600 of the Australian Kangaroo 25th Anniversary 2014 1oz Gold Proof Coin will be issued, from a maximum mintage of 1,500. Elegant Presentat ion Packaging and Numbered Certificate The coin is housed in a special black display case with a wooden lid, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. Technical Specifications Gold Content (Troy oz) 1 Monetary Denomination (AUD) 100 Fineness (% purity) 99.99 Minimum Gross Weight (g) 31.112 Maximum Diameter (mm) 32.60 Maximum Thickness (mm) 2.80 Maximum Mintage 1,500 Designer Dr Stuart Devlin AO CMG