2019 $1 Ag Frosted Uncirculated - Kangaroo Series In Card
The Seasons Change set comes to a sentimental conclusion with this autumn-themed coin. Collectors, who have watched the Eastern Grey Kangaroo grow and develop throughout the previous coins in the series, can now own the heart-warming scene of a fully grown kangaroo with a joey of her own. Aperfect piece for collectors and gift-buyers alike, it is a truetestimony to our national icon.
Since its launch in 1993, the annual Kangaroo Serieshas been one of the Royal Australian Mint’s mostpopular and enduring series. Using creative design,modern minting techniques and precious metals,it has been a celebration of the significance of thisuniquely Australian marsupial.
Over these years, the coins have celebrated thekangaroo’s presence in art, history and culture, witheach release showing a new perspective of thenation’s special affinity with the animal.
Since 2016, the series has featured the SeasonsChange set, documenting an Eastern Grey Kangaroogrowing throughout the seasons. The 2016 coin, setduring winter, featured a joey staying warm in hermother’s pouch. The spring months were depicted onthe 2017 coin, seeing the young kangaroo grazingamong the spring bloom with her mother. In 2018,the grown animal was seen finding shade among thetrees, waiting to see what the cycle of nature wouldhave in store in the months ahead.
FEATURES AND DESIGN
• The fourth and final release in the highly-popular Seasons Change set, released annually since 2016
• One ounce of fine silver
• Finished to the Royal Australian Mint’s frosted uncirculated standard
• Coin’s reverse pictures a grown kangaroo with her own joey, as a sentimental conclusion to the story depicted in the previous three coins
• Limited edition of 10 000 coins
• Packaged on a presentation card
• Coin’s obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II sculpted by Ian Rank-Broadley
• Australian legal tender
The passing of the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act empowered the Government to make laws with respect to currency, coinage and legal tender. The Coinage Act 1909 put in place the first steps for an Australian coinage. Thus began the journey towards a mint owned by the Commonwealth and ind...Find Out More
|Year of Issue||2019|
|Mint||Royal Australian Mint|