Founded in 1896 as a branch to the British Royal Mint, Perth Mint today is one of the largest minting plants globally, owned by the Western Australian government. Manufacturer of the iconic ‘Kangaroo’ gold and silver investment coins, Perth Mint also produce a popular lunar series and a range of sought-after collector coins.
The 2020 1 oz Gold Kangaroo coin continues the popular series known for its recognizable wildlife symbol of Australia, the kangaroo. A series that started in 1987, each different coin design promotes collectability through distinguishing characteristics.
Obverse: Features the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, designed by Jody Clark, surrounded by the inscription "Elizabeth II" along with the legal tender value and country of issue. Reverse: Features a depiction of an adult and a baby kangaroo standing on the plains with joey flowers on both of its edges along with the year of issue, metal weight, type, purity, and the inscription "AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO"
The coin is presented in a protective acrylic capsule.