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Purchase a 1/2 oz 2008 Australian Kangaroo Gold Coin from our online store and enjoy the lowest price available web-wide!

The iconic Kangaroo series of the Perth Mint officially transitioned from being known as “The Golden Nugget” to the “Kangaroo” in 2008. This change was a pivotal moment in bullion history, as the Perth Mint implemented the ever-changing design of the Kangaroo to their coin. With only 15,530 total 1/2 oz coins in circulation, this 9999 pure gold coin enjoys a “hard to find” status among bullion collectors.

The reverse displays a mother Red Kangaroo with her “Joey” or baby Kangaroo in her pouch as she hopes through the Australian wilderness. This is the first coin in the Kangaroo series to display the official new name “Australian Kangaroo” above, while the denomination, and 9999 gold content are also seen.

Ian Rank-Broadley’s contemporary effigy of Queen Elizabeth II is held on the reverse, with the Queen’s title, the year of issue, and the coins $50 denominational value also included.

1/2 oz gold coins provide an affordable means of diversifying ones portfolio with a great addition. Australian Gold Kangaroo’s receive steady demand for their gold content and the unique feature of being one of the only bullion coins with an evolving reverse design. Diversify your holdings with the addition of this 1/2 oz 2008 Australian Kangaroo Gold Coin today!

Specifications
5842
AU
Perth Mint
Lightly Used
9999
Ian Rank-Broadley’s effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
A red kangaroo with her young in her pouch.
25
2.1
AUD 50
2008
0.5000

SKU

5842

Country

AU

Manufacturer

Perth Mint

Condition

Lightly Used

Purity

9999

Obverse

Ian Rank-Broadley’s effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.

Reverse

A red kangaroo with her young in her pouch.

Diameter (mm)

25

Average Thickness (mm)

2.1

Legal Tender

AUD 50

Year

2008

Metal Weight (ozt)

0.5000
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