Young Collectors Animal Athletes – 2012 Kangaroo $1 Coin

  • Young Collectors Animal Athletes – 2012 Kangaroo $1 Coin
  • 2012 Young Collectors Animal Athletes - Kangaroo $1 Coin
  • 2012 Young Collectors Animal Athletes - Kangaroo $1 Coin
  • 2012 Young Collectors Animal Athletes - Kangaroo $1 Coin in Album

Buy the 2012 Young Collectors Animal Athletes – Kangaroo $1 Coin at The Perth Mint, featuring:

  • Boxing Kangaroos Reverse Design
  • Aluminium Bronze $1 Coin
  • Australian Legal Tender
  • Presentation Card
  • First Release in New Series

Buy the coin with a special display album and collect the whole series!

Buy today and save!

$19.95 
$15.95

  • My Rating
  • All Ratings
  • Full Star
  • Full Star
  • Full Star
  • Full Star
  • Half Star

Purchase

Select Product Item Price Quantity Favourites
2012 Young Collectors Animal Athletes - Kangaroo $1 Coin 1220DAAD AUS $ 13.59
US$ 10.81
Unavailable
2012 Young Collectors Animal Athletes - Kangaroo $1 Coin in Album 1220DZAA AUS $ 14.50
US$ 11.54
Unavailable

Product Information

 

This outstanding new series for kids features some amazing creatures that really do accomplish incredible feats. To kick this series off, meet the Boxing Kangaroos.

Boxing Kangaroos Reverse Design

The coin’s reverse portrays two ‘boxing’ kangaroos set against a coloured background of the Australian outback.  The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark and monetary denomination are also incorporated in the design.

Australian Legal Tender

Struck by The Perth Mint from aluminium bronze, the coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. The Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and 2012 year-date appear on the coin’s obverse.

Presentation Card

A great gift for any budding young collector, the coin is housed in an illustrated and informative presentation card. 

Display Folder

Buy this coin with the special display folder and collect all six releases!

Technical Specifications

Monetary Denomination (AUD) 1
Metal Aluminium Bronze
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 13.80
Maximum Diameter (mm) 30.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 3.10
Designer Tom Vaughan

The first coin features a pair of boxing kangaroos.  Docile and friendly for the most part, Australian kangaroos sometimes brawl with one another.  The fights include punching, scratching and other bad-tempered behaviour.

A male kangaroo is called a ‘buck’, ’ boomer’ or ‘jack’ and usually it’s one of these large males who starts a fight.  He wants the others to know who’s boss so he’ll square-up to another male who might be thinking the same thing.

Kangaroo fights can be very fierce and go on for many rounds.  Eventually, the animal with the best boxing skills is victorious, although just like boxing in the human world, he must continue to prove himself against future rivals.

Forthcoming Releases: Monarch Butterfly, Cheetah, Sailfish, Rhinoceros Beetle, Rocket Frog

You May Also Like...

  • Young Collectors William Kidd Pirate $1 Coin
    more info...

    AUS $ 13.59
    US$ 10.81

    Unavailable Online
  • Young Collectors - 2011 Mythical Creatures $1 Coin Collection
    more info...

    AUS $ 90.86
    US$ 72.29

    Unavailable Online
  • Young Collectors Animal Athletes - 2012 Monarch Butterfly $1 Coin
    more info...

    AUS $ 9.04
    US$ 7.19

    Unavailable Online