Silver Kangaroo Dollar 1999
Mint: Royal Australian, Canberra

"This year the $1 silver coin features a kangaroo family." from the back of the coin packaging. This was the first year that the Rank-Broadley portrait of Elizabeth II was used on Australian coins.

Physical Description

A silver proof coin (40 mm diameter) with the obverse of Elizabeth II and featuring on the reverse two kangaroos standing, one with joey in pouch ("a kangaroo family"). The coin is in a hard plastic container which fits into a soft plastic cover.

Obverse Description

Head of Elizabeth II; around ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1999

Reverse Description

Two kangaroos standing, one with joey in pouch; around, ONE DOLLAR 1 OUNCE FINE SILVER C

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