2017 Australia 1 oz Silver Kangaroo BU

2017 Australia 1 oz Silver Kangaroo BU
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As low as $1.99 per coin over spot!
This 1 oz Silver Australian Kangaroo coin comes from the Perth Mint. Struck in .9999 fine Silver, the Australian Silver bullion coin is a treasure for investors as well as collectors and has proven to be popular worldwide since its release. A microscopic letter engraved into a letter (specifically the third "A") from the coin's AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO heading provides you authentication and detection against counterfeits.

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains 1 oz of .9999 fine Silver.
  • Individual coins come in a plastic flip. Orders of 25 come in tubes, and orders of 250 coins come packaged in Mini Monster Boxes, which fit in standard safety deposit boxes.
  • Eligible for Precious Metals IRAs.
  • Obverse: Bears the Ian Rank-Broadley likeness of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the face value.
  • Reverse: Features the classic red kangaroo design by Dr. Stuart Devlin, surrounded by a radiating design meant to symbolize sunlight, along with a micro-engraved "A" appearing under magnification.
  • Sovereign coin backed by the Australian government.

Protect your 2017 Australian Silver Kangaroo with this clear plastic capsule or display it in style by adding an attractive presentation box or jewelry bezel to your order.

The 2017 Silver Kangaroo not only features a gorgeous design, and is offered at a terrific bullion price point. Add the 2017 1 oz Silver Kangaroo from the Perth Mint to your cart today!

Mint-sealed tubes of 25-coins feature a holographic security strip placed on top of the tube by The Perth Mint, allowing the ability to tell if the tube has been tampered with since leaving the mint.

The kangaroo is the most instantly recognizable wildlife symbol of Australia. The world's largest marsupial, females carry their infants around in their pouch for two months after being born. These young kangaroos, called joeys, will stay close to their mothers until about eight months of age.

Red Kangaroos hop along on their powerful hind legs and do so at tremendous speed and with incredible grace. In fact, a red kangaroo can reach speeds of over 35 miles per hour! Their massive gait allows them to cover 25 feet in a single leap. The male kangaroos are larger than the females, and sometimes fight over potential mates by leaning back on their tails and boxing each other with their strong hind legs.

In 2016, The Perth Mint, Australia’s oldest operating mint, introduced their first Silver kangaroo bullion coin, which contained .9999 fine Silver. The design of the Silver Perth Kangaroo is similar to that of its Gold counterpart. The obverse features the profile of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II designed by Ian Rank-Broadley. The reverse boasts a red kangaroo mid-bound in front a stylized star burst, designed by Dr. Stuart Devlin, and contains a first for the Perth Mint: an authentication feature. A small micro-engraved letter “A” within the first A of “Australian” is only visible under magnification, serving to ensure the coin’s value, purity and authenticity.

The Perth Mint was established June 20, 1899, two years before Australia became an independent nation in 1901. The initial purpose of the Perth Mint was to refine the large amounts of Gold that were being unearthed, thanks to a Gold rush throughout various parts of Western Australia, and manufacture Gold coins for use throughout Britain. The mint remained under the control of the British Government until 1970, when it became a constitutional authority of the Government of Western Australia. Following a 1987 State Act of Parliament, Gold Corporation, a company owned entirely by the Government of Western Australia, was established and mandated to operate the Perth Mint to market their Gold, Silver and Platinum Australian coins overseas.

The Perth Mint is also known for its outstanding quality and industry-leading creations. In 1957, the mint produced a 13 oz proof “plate” of .999999 fine Gold, the highest purity ever achieved. In 2011, they created the world’s largest, heaviest and most valuable Gold coin, containing .9999 fine Gold and weighing 2,231 pounds, that was worth $53.5 million (AUD) at the time of minting.

Buy 2017 Silver Kangaroo Coins and Add Value to your Collection

Silver coins from the Perth Mint are some of the most popular coins. The 2017 Silver Kangaroo contains 1 oz of .9999 fine Silver, making it valuable to collectors. Kangaroo Silver coins have been popular since its inception because of its unique depiction of the animal. It is synonymous with the landscape of Australia. These Silver bullion coins are affordable and will complement any collection or investment. 2016 was the first year the coins were minted, and it became popular instantaneously.

Security Feature on Silver Bullion Coin Provides Buyers Peace of Mind

The 2017 Silver Kangaroo Coins will contain micro-engraved letter on the coin. It is only visible under close magnification. This authentication process protects against counterfeiting Kangaroo Coins. Buyers can buy 2017 Silver Kangaroos today. Many forgers attempt to replicate Silver coins, but this security feature helps guard you from buying a counterfeit coin. Add a Silver Kangaroo to your collection today. The coin will add a nice complement to you collection.
Customer Reviews of 2017 Australia 1 oz Silver Kangaroo BU
2017 Australia 1 oz Silver Kangaroo BU
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Fascinating creatures

By  KCB1

from Farmer City, IL

5.0

Love coins with wildlife. Coins that have a series of the same animal are fun to watch as they evolve.

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Easy to Sell
  • Recognized Brand

I plan to buy every year

By  Niranjan Upadhayay

from Columbus, GA USA

5.0

Low premium. Sold by APMEX most trusted bullion company in USA. Better design then American eagle but much less premium. Design changes almost every year and I love to collect different variations. Perth mint offers better product better design for low premium yet same purity. Perth mint offers monster box just with 250 coins unlike other mint where you need to buy 500 coins.

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand

Great New Annual

By  John P.

from PA

5.0

Great simple design on a newly started annually series. Low premium makes a great additional!

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand

Spectacular !!

By  TOMMYTESLA

from Castro Valley

5.0

Another Fine Example of great Craftsmanship, with a Wonderful Design, Thank You !!

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!

By  TOMMYTESLA

from Castro Valley

5.0

Love this Coin !! Would Love More when Money and Time Permits, Thank You !!

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Collectible (lower mintage)
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand

Great silver for collection

By  mydog

from NH

5.0

I bought this coin as part of a larger order (let's face it I ordered it to win the drawing!!! :) I was very impressed with the quality. Apmex does it again.

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Mint Condition

A good buy

By  Mike

from BayCity Mi

5.0

Very nice

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design
  • Easy to Sell
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand

great looking coin

By  kris

from Okemos, MI

5.0

Loved this round. I give my children silver every Christmas and they really loved this one. Vibrant, shinny and it has a kangaroo on it. Couldn't ask for much more then that for a child. This company always is great to work with as well.

Pros

  • Attractive Design

Good buy

By  Underwing

from Hanford, California

5.0

I am new in the precious metals market but from what I have been collecting so far I would rate this a 10 on our scale of 1 to 10 .Very attractive

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Mint Condition
  • Recognized Brand

Good silver!

By  Adam

from Mn

5.0

Great silver I'm getting one every year.

Pros

  • Value (low premium over spot)
  • Attractive Design

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Kangaroo Coins come from Trusted Mint

The Silver Kangaroo comes from a worldwide trusted mint. The Perth Mint's reputation for producing fine coins extends back to 1899. The 2017 Kangaroo Silver coins extends the mint's reign in creating and producing highly sought after coins. Collectors and investors can find great value in these bullion coins because of its origins and its quality. Every coin contains 1 oz of .9999 fine Silver. Buy a Kangaroo coin today.
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