There are over 40 different species of kangaroo, including the Red Kangaroo which grows up to two metres tall and can weigh up to 90 kilograms. It is the largest living marsupial in the world and the only large animal that moves by hopping.
Proof Quality 99.9% Pure Silver
Each coin is struck from 5oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality.
2015 Australian Kangaroo Design in High Relief
The coin's reverse depicts an adult kangaroo bounding across an Australian landscape at dusk, with the moon and trees in the background. The design includes the inscription AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO, The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark, and the 2015 year-date.
The coin’s high relief reverse and obverse are minted on concave surfaces to ensure the optimum flow of metal is achieved by the strike of the die.
Australian Legal Tender
Issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and the monetary denomination, are depicted on the coin’s obverse.
No more than 1,750 of the Australian Kangaroo 2015 5oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin will be released.
Presentation Packaging and Numbered Certificate
The coin is housed in a classic Perth Mint display case within an illustrated shipper, and is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.