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2015 Proof Australian Kangaroo 5 oz Silver Coin High Relief

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Australia is a land of many natural wonders, and there are few things more stunning than its diverse array of natural species. Among the most popular and recognizable by the outside world is the kangaroo. A common feature of Royal Australian Mint coins, the Perth Mint is now offering a variety of kangaroo-themed coins as well. The 2015 5 oz Proof Australian Silver Kangaroo Coin is available today at Provident Metals.


  • Delivered in presentation themed package, includes Certificate of Authenticity!
  • 2015 mintage capped at 1,750 coins!
  • Contains 5 Troy oz of .999 pure silver.
  • Face value of $8 (AUD), backed by the Australian government.
  • Obverse features an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.
  • Reverse features 2015 kangaroo design.
  • Struck in brilliant high relief.

The kangaroo is often viewed by many as a singular species, when in reality there are more than 40 different subspecies of kangaroo. Among the larger members of the species are the Eastern Grey, Western Grey, Antilopine, and the Red Kangaroo.

On these 2015 5 oz Proof Australian Silver Kangaroo High Relief Coins is the image of a red kangaroo. This particular member of the species is the largest in the family, with males growing up to 67 in height and weighing as much as 200 lbs. The kangaroo is the largest member of the marsupial species, which includes the tree kangaroo, wallaroo, and wallaby.


On the obverse is the right-profile portrait of Englands Queen Elizabeth II. Her Majestys image has featured on British and commonwealth currency since she ascended to the throne in 1952, with this Ian Rank-Broadley depiction originating in 1998 as a fourth-generation image of the Queen.


The reverse face of these coins features the image of a kangaroo hopping across the open spaces of the Outback, as an oversized depiction of the moon looms large in the background. Engravings include Australian Kangaroo above the design and 2015 5 oz 999 Silver below.

Perth Mint is located in the state of Western Australia, and is owned by the local government. Although Perth Mint coins enjoy legal tender status under the Currency Act of 1965, it is not affiliated with the Royal Australian Mint in Canberra.


Do you have any questions about this silver coin, or perhaps about others that will round out your collection? Feel free to reach out to our customer service team by calling 1-800-313-3315. You can also send us an email detailing your questions, or chat live with us on our website.

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Product Details

Year 2015
Mint Mark P - Perth Mint
Metals Purity .999
Producer Perth Mint
Thickness 12.5 mm
Diameter 50.6 mm
Condition Proof High Relief
Denomination $8 AUD
Country Australia
Designer (Obverse) Ian Rank-Broadley
Designer (Reverse) Dr. Stuart Devlin
Edge Style Reeded
Product Series Australian Kangaroo
Certificate of Authenticity Yes
Mintage 1750
Packaging Presentation Packaging
Packaging Dimensions 4.05x4.177x1.502
Metal Content 5 Troy Ounces
Shipping Orders over $199 Ship Free
Provident ID 2572753