2020 Australia $2 1/2-gm Gold Mini Kangaroo BU

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A Golden Kangaroo That Will Easily Fit In Your Pouch

According to some legends still held true by Australian Aborigines, the kangaroo is regarded as a lucky charm. The story tells about a young man who wore a pouch around his neck that was made from a kangaroo. After the pouch stopped a spear thrown at him by an enemy, the man wore the pouch for the rest of his long and happy life. Now you can carry a miniature kangaroo with you wherever you go thanks to this, the eleventh release in The Perth Mint’s Gold Mini Kangaroo series!

Besides being a golden good luck totem, this adorable 2020-dated Australia Gold Mini Roo makes an incredible gift struck in a half-gram of 99.99% pure gold. Each coin is two dollars legal tender in Australia and bears a one-year-only design of an adult kangaroo with a joey in the background. The obverse features the traditional effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.

This coin is a result of Australia’s Gold Nugget series that started in 1986. Minting coins using the highest possible standards, these coins quickly became heavily sought after. Using the kangaroo for the motif was no accident. Besides the Aboriginal stories, this unique animal holds strong patriotic ties to Australia, even being used as part of the nation’s Coat of Arms! Since its debut, the Australian Golden Nugget series has surged to the forefront of modern coin issues. Today, these coins are now widely seen as being among the most popular coins in the world!

An affordable and fun way to acquire gold, the half-gram sized Mini Roo is a great way to add some gold to your collection without breaking the bank. Plus, each comes housed in a protective capsule and colorful wallet-sized card for easy display. It’s the perfect size to take anywhere you go as your own personal good luck charm! Don’t wait for the mint to retire this one-year-only design – secure yours now.

  • AUSTRALIA’S POPULAR “MINI” ROO – This one-year-only design of an adult kangaroo with a joey in the background is a pure delight. It also shows the coins weight, fineness and The Perth Mint’s “P” mintmark. A portrait of Queen Elizabeth II is featured on the obverse.

 

  • STRUCK IN HIGHLY PURE GOLD – Each 2020 Australia Mini Kangaroo Coin was struck in half a gram of highly pure 99.99% gold and measures 11.6 mm in diameter.

 

  • AUSTRALIAN LEGAL TENDER – These 2020 Australia Half-Gram Gold Mini Kangaroo Coins are $2 legal tender in Australia.

 

  • BRILLIANT UNCIRCULATED CONDITION – Your 2020 Australia Half-Gram Gold Mini Kangaroo Coin will come in original Brilliant Uncirculated (BU) condition as fresh and crisp as the day it left the mint.

The latest addition to Australia’s national mammal set has arrived – and the Mini Roo is an affordable way to get your hands on 99.99% pure gold as well as adding one of the world’s most sought-after coins to your collection!

Year of Issue 2020
Country Australia
Composition Gold
Purity 0.9999
Condition Uncirculated
Denomination 2.00
Currency Type Dollar
Mint Name Perth Mint
Coin Weight .50 Grams - g
Dimensions 11.6mm