2017 Australia 1 oz Silver Kangaroo (MintDirect® Single)

2017 Australia 1 oz Silver Kangaroo (MintDirect® Single)

As low as $2.49 per coin over spot!
The MintDirect® Single is the latest offering in our MintDirect® program, and now the 2017 Silver Kangaroo is available with this exclusive packaging.
Here is your chance to own an unopened 250-coin Mini Monster Box from the Perth Mint, containing 10 sealed tubes of 25 coins each. See official rules for details.

All coins in MintDirect® packaging are guaranteed to be in the exact condition from the mint.

Each coin is placed in a protective, non-reactive plastic polymer authentication card to protect your coin’s finish. This process seals the coin within the card, creating a tamper-evident package that guarantees your investment indefinitely. Learn more about the tamper-evident process here.

Coin Highlights:

  • Contains 1 oz of .9999 fine Silver.
  • Packaged in an RF welded plastic polymer case (2 1/2" x 3 1/4"), protecting the coin's finish, with included authentication card. Each authentication card features the MintDirect® designation, ensuring it comes directly from The Perth Mint to you.
  • 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 and display your MintDirect® 1 oz Silver Kangaroo in style by adding an attractive display or gift box to your order.

The 2017 Silver Kangaroo not only features a gorgeous design, but is also offered at a terrific bullion price point. Add the 2017 1 oz Silver Kangaroo MintDirect® Single to your cart today!

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.

MintDirect® is your symbol of guarantee that these coins were processed from tubes that come straight from mint-sealed Monster Boxes, exactly as they were delivered, providing peace-of-mind when buying, holding or selling.

APMEX individually seals each MintDirect® coin to ensure that the authenticity and condition of each coin is protected after they are removed directly from the mint tubes. Each coin is placed in a protective authentication card composed of a non-reactive plastic polymer to protect your coin’s finish.

The sealing process seals the coin within the authentication card, creating a tamper-evident package that will guarantee your investment indefinitely. If the tamper-evident package has been opened in any way, you will know it. After the process is completed, the coin in the tamper-evident package is removed from the machine and checked to ensure that the quality of the packaging meets our exacting standards. You now have a finished 2017 1 oz Silver Kangaroo MintDirect® Single.

By using this process, APMEX can guarantee that the coins you receive are authentic and in the exact condition as they were when they left The Perth Mint. The MintDirect® process gives investors confidence in their purchase, knowing that they can buy, hold or sell an authentic coin, guaranteed.

This first Silver kangaroo bullion coin ever produced by the Perth Mint contains .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 MintDirect® Single Kangaroo Coins to Ensure Quality

The MintDirect® process is unique only to APMEX. The program ensures that the Silver coin is in exactly the same condition as it left the mint. MintDirect® packaging includes a non-reactive plastic polymer authentication card. This process helps seal the coin, creating a tamper-evident package to protect your Kangaroo coin. Buy 2017 Silver Kangaroo coins at competitive prices today. There is tremendous value in buying a MintDirect® Single Silver coin from APMEX.

Silver Content and Purity Make this Coin a Great Purchase

These popular Silver coins are a good purchase for beginning and experienced investors because of the affordable Silver price point and high Silver content. Each 2017 Silver Kangaroo coin contains 1 oz of .9999 fine Silver. The condition is solidified with the MintDirect® Single packaging, giving you a high quality coin. The purity is high for Kangaroo coins, making it diversify any Silver collection. Buy your 1 oz Silver Kangaroo coins today.
Customer Reviews of 2017 Australia 1 oz Silver Kangaroo (MintDirect® Single)
2017 Australia 1 oz Silver Kangaroo (MintDirect® Single)
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super transaction

By  j

from ar


great product. super seller.

Great Product

By  Salty Dog

from Bowie, MD


Excellent condition. Nicely struck. Great protective nonreactive plastic encapsulation will provide years of viewing enjoyment. Will purchase again. Arrived well ahead of estimated delivery date. AMPEX doesn't disappoint again.


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

Great looking coin !!

By  CC in SC

from Lamar, SC


A very nice looking coin & good packaging....


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

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Intricate Design Makes Silver Coin Appealing to Collectors

The Kangaroo Silver coin is considered one of the most beautiful coins produced. The coin depicts a red kangaroo designed by Dr. Stuart Devlin. It is surrounded by a radiating design which is used to symbolize sunlight. This unique Kangaroo coin design appeals to collectors because it represents an important part of Australian culture. You can buy a 1 oz Silver Kangaroo MintDirect® coin today at competitive prices. each quality coin is backed by the Australian government on size and purity.


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