The Perth Mint has issued its 2016 Australian Kangaroo 1 oz. Silver High Relief Proof Coin, which has a mintage limited to 20,000 pieces (18,000 in this packaging) and costs $99.09 AUD ($75.57 USD).
The coin’s reverse was designed by Ing Ing Jong and features a detailed image of a Kangaroo in the foreground. Mirroring the figure is the silhouette of another kangaroo in the background, rising above a shadowed landscape. Inscribed on this side of the coin is AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO, 2016, 1 OZ 999 SILVER, and the Perth Mint’s “P” mint mark.
The obverse carries Ian Rank-Broadley’s effigy of Queen Elizabeth II with the inscriptions ELIZABETH II, AUSTRALIA, and 1 DOLLAR placed along the rim.
The coin measures 32.60 mm in diameter and 6 mm thick, and features concave surfaces. A numbered certificate of authenticity is included in the packaging. For more information on the 2016 Australian Kangaroo 1 oz. Silver High Relief Proof Coin, please visit the Web site of the Perth Mint.