Gold Five Ounces 2022 Australian Kangaroo, Coin from Australia - detailed information

Gold Five Ounces 2022 Australian Kangaroo, Coin from Australia
CoinGold Five Ounces 2022 Australian Kangaroo

The Australian five ounces gold piece (abbreviated as 5 oz and designated with Au for "gold") is a bullion coin format. Uniquely, in Australia there are two mints authorised to strike legal tender: the Royal Australian Mint (which also makes the country's circulating coinage) and the Perth Mint which only makes collector and bullion coins, as well as other bullion products.

Both mints endeavour to create coins with attractive designs, and to introduce new designs and themes often, in order to raise the numismatic value of the coins over the value of previous metal used.

This coin is part of the long-running Australian Kangaroo bullion coin series by the Perth Mint.

The Mint says about it:
A prestigious numismatic collectable from our signature coin series, this stunning Australian Kangaroo is struck from 99.99% pure gold with an exquisite proof finish featuring delicately frosted and mirror-like surfaces.

Australia’s most famous marsupial, the kangaroo has appeared on premium quality gold coins issued by The Perth Mint since 1989. Featuring superbly observed portrayals, the Australian Kangaroo coin series has a reputation for quality, purity and design that extends around the globe.

MintPerth Mint Mint MarkLetter P Total Mintage50
Obverse
Australia / Gold Five Ounces 2022 Australian Kangaroo - obverse photo

The obverse of the coin depicts the crowned old head of Queen Elizabeth II facing right, wearing the Royal Diamond Diadem crown and the Victoria Coronation necklace worn for her Coronation. This is her effigy known as the "Fifth Portrait" worldwide and "Sixth Portrait" in Australia, in "uncouped" version - showing the Queen's shoulders and not terminating at the neck as the normal version.

On the left, in small letters on the Queen's shoulder, the artist's initials J.C (for Jody Clark).

Running continuously around the rim is the monarch's legend and the face value: ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS ·.

Obverse Inscription ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS ·
Reverse
Australia / Gold Five Ounces 2022 Australian Kangaroo - reverse photo

The coin’s reverse portrays a kangaroo and its joey bounding across a flat, grassy plain with hillocks on the horizon.

Below left, the Perth Mint's mint mark P. On the ground below right, the designer's initials NH, for Neil Hollis.

Around above left, the date of issue and the precious metal content: 2022 5oz 9999 GOLD (five troy ounces of 99.99% gold). Around above right, the inscription KANGAROO.

Reverse Inscription 2022 5oz 9999 GOLD KANGAROO
EdgeMilledEdge InscriptionNone
Notes

Gold content (Troy oz): 5.000
Finish: proof.
Packaging: in a deluxe timber display case within a themed, customised shipper. There is a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
Perth Mint SKU: 22114KAAA

See also

Coins in the Australian Kangaroo 2022 series by the Perth Mint include:
- 1 oz Platinum Bullion, Australian Kangaroo 2022
- 1 kg Gold, Australian Kangaroo 2022
- 5 oz Gold Proof, Australian Kangaroo 2022
- 2 oz Gold High Relief, Australian Kangaroo 2022
- 1 oz Gold, Australian Kangaroo 2022
- 1 oz Gold High Relief, Australian Kangaroo 2022
- 1/2 oz Gold, Australian Kangaroo 2022
- 1/4 oz Gold, Australian Kangaroo 2022
- 1/10 oz Gold, Australian Kangaroo 2022
- 0.5 g Gold Proof, Mini Roo 2022
- 2 oz Silver Reverse Gold Plated, Australian Kangaroo 2022
- 1 oz Silver Coloured Proof High Relief, Australian Kangaroo 2022
- 1 oz Silver Bullion, Australian Kangaroo 2022

All (27) coins of type: Gold Five Ounces (5 oz)
Coin NameMintageEffigyLegend
Gold Five Ounces 2015 Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 99 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2016 Australian Koala 99 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2016 Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 199 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2017 Australian Koala 75 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2017 Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 75 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2018 Australian Koala 50 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2018 Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 75 Queen Elizabeth II - Fourth Portrait ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2019 Australian Koala 50 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2019 Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 75 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2020 Year of the Rat 50 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II · AUSTRALIA 2020 · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2020 Australian Kookaburra 50 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS · 1990 2020
Gold Five Ounces 2020 Australian Kangaroo 50 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2020 Australian Koala 50 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2020 Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 50 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2021 Year of the Ox 50 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II · AUSTRALIA 2021 · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2021 Australian Kookaburra 50 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2021 Australian Kangaroo - Nugget 75 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 5oz 9999 Au 2021 500 DOLLARS
Gold Five Ounces 2021 Australian Koala 50 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2021 Mythical Creatures - Unicorn 50 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 5oz 9999 Au 2021 500 DOLLARS
Gold Five Ounces 2021 Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 50 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2022 Year of the Tiger 50 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II · AUSTRALIA 2022 · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2022 Australian Kangaroo 50 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2022 Australian Koala 50 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2022 Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle 50 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2022 Australian Kookaburra 50 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2022 Super Pit 500 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA · 500 DOLLARS ·
Gold Five Ounces 2022 Mythical Creatures - Griffin 50 Queen Elizabeth II - Uncouped Portrait by Jody Clark ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 5oz 9999 Au 2022 500 DOLLARS
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Gold Five Ounces 2022 Australian Kangaroo: Details
CountryAustralia
CurrencyAustralian Dollar
Coin TypeGold Five Ounces (5 oz)
Issued2022
MonarchQueen Elizabeth II
EffigyQueen Elizabeth II - Portrait by Jody Clark (Uncouped version)
Face Value500 (x Dollar)
Total Mintage50
Mintage Limit50
CurrentYes
Material0.9999 Gold
DesignerNeil Hollis
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationMedal Alignment (Axis 0)
Size50.800 mm
Thickness5.900 mm
Mass155.533 g
OCC IDPMVR-EAPC-RLZV-ONQG
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