2 oz. Australian Gold Nugget (Kangaroo)
Bullion Coin







Following the successful release of the 1oz. and the fractional sized Australian Gold Nugget bullion coins, in 1987;  The Perth Mint, in 1991, added three more gold coins to the series, the 2oz., 10oz., and the 1 Kilogram gold coins were added to the Gold Nugget series of coins.

The 2oz. and 10oz. gold kangaroo have not been minted, since 2009.

However, the 1 kilo gold bullion coin is still minted by the Perth Mint, to this day.





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Design of the
2 oz. Australian Gold Nugget
(Kangaroo) Bullion Coin


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Obverse

two oz gold nugget

The obverse side displays the profile of Queen Elizabeth II designed by Ian Rank-Broadley.

His initials "IRB" are inscribed directly below the Queen's neck.

"ELIZABETH II" is inscribed around the outer perimeter of the coin.

The face value of "200 DOLLARS" and "AUSTRALIA" are also inscribed along the inside of the outer perimeter of the gold bullion coin.

2oz. Gold Nugget - Obverse Coin photo courtesy of Dreamstime








Reverse

two oz gold nugget

The words "THE AUSTRALIAN NUGGET" are displayed across the top of the coin.

The gold bullion coins weight of "2 OZ" and purity of "9999 GOLD" are inscribed around the perimeter of the coin.

The Year of Issue is also displayed on this side of the Australian Gold Nugget bullion coin.

Note: The first year the 2 oz. bullion coin was minted it had the face value of "500 DOLLARS."

Starting in 1992 and continuing to the present day, the gold bullion coin has had the face value of "200 DOLLARS."

2oz. Gold Nugget - Reverse Coin photo courtesy of Dreamstime







2 oz. Australian Gold Nugget (Kangaroo)
Coin Information




Introduction:........1991

Ofcl. Coin Name..."The Australian Nugget" 1987 - 2007

Ofcl. Coin Name..."Australian Kangaroo" 2008 - present

IRA Approved:......Yes

Grade:..................Uncirculated

Face Value:..........$500 AUD (1991)

Face Value:..........$200 AUD (1992 - present)

Gold Content:.......2 troy oz. (ozt.)

Total Weight:.......62.207 grams

Purity:.................99.99% / .9999

Karat:..................24 karat

Diameter:............40.40mm

Designers:...........Ian Rank-Broadley (obverse)

Mint Mark:...........1987 - 2007 - No

Mint Mark:...........2008 - Present - Yes

Edge:..................Reeded











2 oz. Australian Gold Nugget (Kangaroo)
Bullion Coins - Mintage Figures




Year....Sales.....Mintage


1991....19,438....unlimited....Red Kangaroo


1992....7,563.....unlimited....Red Kangaroo


1993....990.......unlimited....Red Kangaroo


1994....8,408.....unlimited....Red Kangaroo


1995....6,561.....unlimited....Red Kangaroo


1996....7,633.....unlimited....Red Kangaroo


1997....11,388....unlimited....Red Kangaroo


1998....4,071.....unlimited....Red Kangaroo


1999....3,947.....unlimited....Red Kangaroo


2000....2,023.....unlimited....Red Kangaroo


2001....1,981.....unlimited....Red Kangaroo


2002....1,633.....unlimited....Red Kangaroo


2003....2,072.....unlimited....Red Kangaroo


2004....1,766.....unlimited....Red Kangaroo


2005....2,208.....unlimited....Red Kangaroo


2006....2,760.....unlimited....Red Kangaroo


2007....2,398.....unlimited....Red Kangaroo


2008....3,671.....unlimited....Red Kangaroo


2009....3,452.....unlimited....Red Kangaroo


2010....0...........0


2011....0...........0


2012....0...........0


2013....0...........0


2014....0...........0


2015....0...........0


2016....0...........0




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