2009 Australian Kangaroo Gold
The Perth Mint has pulled away the curtains to
unveil the new and unique 2009 Australian
Kangaroo gold coin design. The Australian
Government official, legal tender bullion coins
are struck in 99.99% pure gold, carry a
guarantee in weight and purity, and include
eight fractional sizes with two different
The series of 8 coins are minted for both
investors and collectors and will be released
October 1, 2008 for worldwide distribution.
The obverse or heads side of the gold coins
depict Ian Rank-Broadley’s effigy of Her Majesty
Queen Elizabeth II.
The 1oz, 1/2oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz and 1/20oz reverse
design portrays a kangaroo with a ‘joey’ in its
pouch with a representation of the Southern
Cross constellation and the seven-pointed
Commonwealth Star in the background.
The reverse of the 1 kilo, 10oz and 2oz coins
depict the a classic kangaroo design by Dr
Stuart Devlin, jeweler and goldsmith to Her
Majesty The Queen.
Each design incorporates The Perth Mints
traditional "P" mint mark, a 109 year-old symbol
"embodying its commitment to minting
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