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Australia Cupro-Nickel Kangaroo

2007  One Dollar reverse 2007  One Dollar obverse

2007 One Dollar

Reverse Designer:Rolf Harris Obverse Designer:Ian Rank-Broadley Size:39mm Weight:27.22g Edge:Interrupted Composition:75% Copper
25% Nickel


Sales History


The Royal Australian Mint has produced a silver kangaroo piece every year since 1993. This was the first curpro-nickel piece minted as part of the series. It was produced to provide a more affordable entry point to for collectors who appreciated the designs of the iconic series. (Royal Australian Mint, 2007) The reverse was designed by the famous Australian artist Rolf Harris and features a kangaroo embracing its joey against the background of the Australian bush and the legend "ONE DOLLAR". The obverse houses the Ian Rank-Broadley portrait of HM Queen Elizabeth II with the legend "ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2007".

The Kangaroo is probably Australia's most iconic animal. It is a marsupial mammal with over sixty different species ranging from the large Red Kangaroo to the small Wallabies. The Red Kangaroo is the largest marsupial in the world and can weigh up to 90 kilograms. Kangaroos of differing species can be found all across Australia whether the climate is cold or hot and in desert or tropical areas. Some can even be found on beaches whilst others live in trees. All kangaroos are herbivorous, eating a range of plants and shrubs and most are nocturnal but some are active in the early morning and late afternoon. The Kangaroo, along with the Emu, were selected as symbols of Australia and are featured on the official Australian coat of arms

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