The 1 Ounce silver Kanagaroo coin is produced by the Perth Mint. The Perth Mint started producing the Kangaroo coin in silver in 2016, as an addition to the Kangaroo series which was previously only available in gold. Due to its popularity, the Kangaroo coin has also been released in platinum.
In addition to the silver Kangaroo, the Perth Mint produce the silver Koala and the silver Kookaburra coin.
They also produce the Perth Mint Lunar Series of gold and silver coins, which feature a different animal from the Chinese calendar each year. These coins are hugely popular with gold and silver coin collectors, as their value can appreciate over the gold or silver spot price.
The front of the silver Kangaroo features an image of Queen Elizabeth II with the coin's face value of 1 AUD at the bottom.
The reverse of the coin features an image of a Kangaroo hopping, with the coin's year of minting, weight and fineness. Each 1 Ounce silver Kangaroo coin has a fineness of 9999. This is currently one of the purest silver coins available to silver coin investors today.