Today, kangaroos are beloved animals in Australia that are part of the national coat of arms and serve as a national symbol for the Commonwealth of Australia. However, when the first Westerners set eyes on the shores of Australia and spotted kangaroos, they werent quite sure what they were seeing. Provident Metals now has 2015 Proof Australian Explorers First Sighting Kangaroo 1/10 oz Gold Coins available to you for purchase online.
When you purchase one of the 2015 Proof Australian Explorers First Sighting Kangaroo 1/10 oz Gold Coins from Provident Metals, you will receive the coins with individual capsules. The coins are encapsulated inside wooden display boxes with a themed shipper available for delivery. The coins also come with a Certificate of Authenticity. These coins are proof specimens with frosted designs and mirrored fields.
The obverse of 2015 Proof Australian Explorers First Sighting Kangaroo Gold Coins features a right-profile portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majesty is shown here wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara. The design was created by Ian Rank-Broadley in 1998 for the Royal Mint and was first used on Australian coins in 1999. Inscriptions on this field of the coin read ELIZABETH II, AUSTRALIA, and 2015.
On the reverse side of 2015 Proof Australian Explorers First Sighting Kangaroo 1/10 oz Gold Coins is a depiction of a kangaroo. This kangaroo is shown reaching up into a tree with two joeys in its pouch. The inscriptions on this field of the coin include TEN DOLLARS and 1/10 OZ .9999 AU.
Kangaroos were well-known to Aboriginal tribes, but not to the Europeans who arrived on the Australian continent in the 18th century. The recordings of Western explorers often exaggerated the appearance and features of kangaroos, just as featured in this reverse design based on a colorized carving from Woodthorpe.
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|Mint Mark||P - Perth Mint|
|Designer (Obverse)||Ian Rank-Broadley|
|Product Series||Explorers\' First Sightings|
|Certificate of Authenticity||No|
|Metal Content||.1 Troy Ounce|
|Shipping||Orders over $199 Ship Free|
|Packaging Dimensions||2.1 x 1.2 x 2.1|