The 2018 Silver Kangaroo is issued by the Perth Mint and its design has a leaping red kangaroo on the reverse with Ian Rank-Broadley’s portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on the obverse. An eye-catching radial sun beam design surounds the kangaroo image, really bringing the coin to life.
The coins also have the ‘P’ mintmark from the Perth Mint and its year of production.
It is made from 1 troy ounce of silver and has a face value of A$1.
Australian coins focus their design on flora and fauna, two areas the country excels in and shows national pride. No other animal is more synonimous than the Kangaroo, so this coin is a classic representation of the Austrlian continent. The Royal Australian Mint has produced gthe silver Kangaroo sice 1993 and mintage figures have varied, although a consistent cap of 20,000 per annum has been applied since 2009.
The 1oz Silver Kangaroo is a great option to achieve value. the 1oz coins can be picked up at lower premiums than most other silver coins, especially when bought in bulk. They may not be Capital Gains Tax free like the Silver Britannia, but thr face value and our careful sourcing does qualify purchases as VAT-free. Their 1oz size means you maintain a high degree of divisibility without compromising value and enables you to be tax efficinet by selling startegically before and after tax years ends if necessary.