The red kangaroo is the largest of all kangaroos, the largest mammal native to Australia, and the largest living marsupial in the world. It is found across mainland Australia, predominantly inhabiting semi-arid plains, grasslands, woodlands and open forests. The iconic red kangaroo design featured on the 25th anniversary commemorative was originally introduced as part of the Australian Nugget gold coin program as the new theme for the 1989 Proof Issue, and was designed by Dr Stuart Devlin AO CMG, goldsmith and jeweller to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Only 600 of Australian Kangaroo 2014 25th Anniversary 1oz Gold Proof Coins will be released individually out of the maximum mintage of 1,500, 400 of which will be packaged in the Australian Kangaroo 2014 25th Anniversary Five-Coin Collection which has a maximum mintage of 400. The Australian Kangaroo 2014 25th Anniversary 1/4oz Gold Proof Coin will also be available individually with an issue limit of 1,600 out of its maximum mintage of 2,000, with the balance in the five-coin collection.Struck by The Perth Mint from 99.99% pure gold in proof quality, and issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965, these releases are a spectacular and limited offering. DESIGNS The reverse of each coin portrays a bounding red kangaroo surrounded by stylised rays of sunlight, and bordered by the inscription AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO, the weight, 9999 GOLD and the year-dates 1989 2014. A special Perth Mint anniversary mintmark P25 also appears in the design.
Each coins obverse features the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the monetary denomination and 2014 year-date. Specialists in Australian and foreign bullion coins. Some countries in EU may face VAT on silver, but not gold products. Asian countries are different atoo. Again, please check first before purchasing as these costs are beyond our control.
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Please consider your order carefully before ordering. The item "2014 Australian Kangaroo 25th Anniversary 1/4oz gold Proof Coin" is in sale since Thursday, July 03, 2014. This item is in the category "Coins\Bullion\Gold\Coins & Rounds". The seller is "perthbullion" and is located in Cloverdale, WA.
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