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Silver Kangaroos

2000 Proof

99.9% Silver

Produced in Proof finish and presented in packaging that has the warm red and ochre colours of the Outback, the 2000 coins are the ninth release in the Royal Australian Mint's Kangaroo Coin Series which began in 1993.
The reverse design of this $1 one Troy Ounce coin celebrates Australia's best known animal, the Kangaroo, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II features on the obverse.

The proof has frosted designs with mirror fields and were encapsulated in plastic, packaged in a special, plush presentation case, accompanied by a numbered certificate. The packaging uses typical Australian outback colours from the painting creating a distinctively Australian feel.
The kangaroo is an icon that symbolises Australia through out the world, not only because it stands on our coat of arms but also because its spirit of fighting to survive in one of the world's harshest climates, Australia.
Featuring a frosted kangaroo leaping across a recessed silhouette of a mirror-like Australia.
The image was crafted by Vladimir Gottwald, Engraver at the Royal Australian Mint.

Nominal Specifications

Denomination: $1
Metal: 99.9% Silver
Silver Content: 1.00 oz
Mass: 31.6 grams
Diameter: 40.80 mm
Reverse: Vladimir Gottwald
Obverse: Ian Rank-Broadley