Australian Gold Kangaroos
Each of these finely-detailed coins is issued in individual round plastic capsules from the Perth Mint, and since 1987, each year features a different portrait of Australia’s most famous animal.
The Kangaroo is now one of the best buys in bullion coins, since the Perth Mint has sharply discounted its premiums on the 1-ounce gold Kangaroo.
Minimum order is three ounces.
Prices are per gold bar with quantity discounts shown.
All prices includes USPS Registered insured delivery.
Signature required upon delivery.
These prices are based upon the spot gold price of:
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$30 S&H for orders less than 10 ounces.
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Gold Australian Kangaroo
Introduced in 1986 as a .9999 fine bullion coin. Each year the design is changed, since 1989 with various portraits of kangaroos. The current year Australian Gold Kangaroos that we sell here are in their original protective round plastic cases, as issued by the Mint.
Australia’s Australian Gold Kangaroo Nugget series of bullion coins was launched in 1987 by Gold Corporation, which is wholly owned by the government of Western Australia. From its beginning, this issue of coins had two unique features: a ‘two-tone’ frosted design effect, and individual hard plastic encapsulation of each coin. For a standard-price bullion coin, these features were unheard of, and served to position the Nugget as a product offering a lot of value for a standard bullion price. At first, these coins pictured on the reverse side a famous Australian gold nugget.
Well, maybe pictures of gold nuggets are recognizable in Australia, like pictures of baseball players here in America. But to most of us, the gold Nuggets from 1986-1988 pictured lumps that looked like meteorites, or maybe just clods of dirt.
Thankfully, in 1989, this design was changed to feature different Kangaroos, a more world-recognized symbol of Australia.
Another aspect of the bullion coin market touched on by Australia was the introduction of 2-, 10-, and 32.15-ounce (kilogram) bullion gold coins. These larger sizes have been imported into the U.S. from time to time since their initial production. The large sizes are also produced in silver and platinum versions. The Australian Gold Kangaroos are meticulously-made, individually packaged 99.99% pure coins with a lot of ‘eye-appeal’ for the bullion buyer.
The one-ounce gold Kangaroo from Australia is an ounce of .9999 pure gold, with a nominal face value of $100 Australian. Each coin comes in a hard plastic case, shipped from the Perth Mint shrink-wrapped 20 coins together. Diameter is 32.1 mm, with a thickness of 2.8 mm.
The half-ounce gold Kangaroo is .50 ounce of .9999 pure gold, with a face value of A$50. Each coin is individually packed in a round plastic capsule, and shrink-wrapped together in groups of 20 coins at the Perth Mint. Diameter is 25.1mm, thickness 2.4mm.
The quarter-ounce gold Kangaroo is .25 ounce of .9999 pure gold, with a face value of A$25. Each coin is shipped from the Perth Mint in a round plastic case, and shrink-wrapped 20 coins together. Diameter is 20.1 mm, thickness 2 mm.
The tenth-ounce gold Kangaroo is .1 ounce of .9999 pure gold, with a face value of A$15. Individually encapsulated, 20 coins are shrink-wrapped together for shipment from the Perth Mint. Diameter is 16.1mm, thickness is 1.5 mm.
The twentieth-ounce gold Kangaroo is .05 ounce of .9999 pure gold, with a face value of A$5. Individually encapsulated, 20 coins are shrink-wrapped together at the Perth Mint. Diameter is 14.1 mm, thickness is 1.4mm.
Specifications Australian Kangaroo Nugget
|1 oz.||A$ 100||1.0000||1||31.1030||32. 10.||2.65.||999.9|
|1/2 oz.||A$ 50||0.5000||0.5||15.5515||25.10||2.20||999.9|
|1/4 oz.||A$ 25||0.2500||0.25||7.7758||20.10.||1.80||999.9|
|1/10 oz.||A$ 15||0.1000||0.1||3.1103||16. 10.||1.30.||999.9|
|1/20 oz.||A$ 5||0.0500||0.05||1.5552||14.10.||1.40||999.9|
In addition to having really strong bids on gold, silver, platinum, and palladium in coin and bullion form, we also purchase a wide range of numismatic coins. We have especially strong bids for old US gold coins.
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