The 2011 1 oz Silver High Relief Proof Kangaroo coin was struck from .999 pure silver by the Perth Mint. Expert graders at NGC certified this coin a PF-70 Ultra Cameo, which means that the coin has a full strike and no post-production imperfections, even under 5x magnification. This proof silver High Relief coin was minted in a special process from double-thick blanks, which allow for a multiple-strike and ultra high relief finish. The 2011 1 oz Silver High Relief Proof Kangaroo coin has a limited mintage of only 20,000 coins. This coin is part of the Australian Kangaroo Proof Coin Series. The Government of Australia guarantees the weight, purity and $1 legal tender.
The obverse features an Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Queen Elizabeth II. She wears a royal crown and is surrounded by the legend, “ELIZABETH II, AUSTRALIA, 1 DOLLAR.” Highlighting the reverse is a distinctive design of a Kangaroo in front of a rising sun. Arched above the adorable Kangaroo is the inscription, “AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO.” The bottom of the coin includes, “2011 1OZ 999 SILVER.” The world renown Perth Mint P mintmark is struck to the right of the Kangaroo.
This coin makes an excellent addition to any collection. Gainesville Coins offers a wide selection of silver coins from the Perth Mint.