The silver Australian Kangaroo is issued annually by the Perth Mint and is made of 99,99% silver. The silver Kangaroo weighs exactly 1 troy ounce (31,10 grams). The tube contains 25 coins.
The silver Kangaroo is issued annually by the Perth Mint. It was introduced in 2015 as an official silver bullion coin of Australia.
Purity & weight
The silver Kangaroo has a purity of 999,9/1.000 pure and weighs exactly 31,10 grams (1 troy ounce). Its purity and weight make it a proper bullion coin, acknowledged worldwide and easy to trade. The tube contains 25 coins, which makes 777,50 grams of fine silver per tube.
Design of the silver Australian Kangaroo
The obverse of the silver Kangaroo shows the image of Queen Elizabeth II, former Queen of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms. Around her portret, from left to right, you see her name ‘Queen Elizabeth II’ and ‘Australia’, respectively. At the bottom of the coin you will find the face value of the coin, 1 dollar.
The reverse of the silver Kangaroo shows the image of a kangaroo. Contrary to the gold Kangaroo coins, this image does not change annually. At the top you see the name of the coins ‘Australian Kangaroo’. At the bottom you will find the year of mintage, the weight and the purity - 1 oz 9999 SILVER - of the coin.
Buying a silver Australian Kangaroo
The silver Kangaroo and other silver coins serve perfectly as a purchase of physical silver. Opposed to silver bars you needn't pay VAT because silver coins are traded under the VAT margin regulation.
Selling a silver Australian Kangaroo
You are more than welcome in our office to sell your silver Kangaroo coins. You needn’t make an appointment to do so. Our buying prices are adapted every minute to the actual silver rate and will only be hedged once you present your coins in our office. You can easily check our live buying rates on this page.
We only buy silver Kangaroo coins in the same quantities as we sell them: tubes of 25 coins or boxes of 250 coins. We do not buy single silver ounce coins. Single silver ounce coins are bought as scrap silver at the rate corresponding to the purity of the silver.