Dreaming Down Under –


2021 1/2oz Silver Proof Coin

*** Koala, Dingo & Tassie Devil available now, Wombat due Oct 2021 ***

This adorable coin is the first in Perth Mint's 2021 Dreaming Down Under series and features Australia’s most well-known marsupial, the Kangaroo. Illustrated by Australian artist Elise Martinson, this series is inspired by dreamy newborn basket photography, a trend adored by parents all the world over. 

Key Features:

  • Proof quality 99.99% pure silver
  • Cute baby kangaroo design
  • Australian Legal Tender - Fifty Cents
  • First release in five-coin series
  • Limited mintage – 5,000
  • Numbered Certificate of Authenticity
  • Dreamy presentation packaging

Product Information:

  • Item Code 21I56AAA 
  • Barcode 9327025047324
  • Release Date 2 March 2021

Other Releases in this Series:

  • Koala
  • Dingo
  • Tasmanian Devil
  • Wombat (due Oct 2021)

Struck by The Perth Mint from 1/2oz of 99.99% pure silver, the coin is issued as legal tender under the Australian Currency Act 1965. The Perth Mint will release no more than 5,000 of the Dreaming Down Under – Kangaroo 2021 1/2oz Silver Coloured Coin.


The coin’s reverse depicts a cute baby kangaroo asleep in a fleece-lined nest surrounded by colourful Australian native flowers and wildlife. The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark also appears on the reverse with the coin’s weight and purity.

The Jody Clark effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the coin’s monetary denomination and year-date appear on the obverse.

Presentation Packaging

The coin is housed in a classic display case with a clear lid. Packaged with an illustrated shipper, each coin is accompanied by a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. 

Release Schedule



Delivery date*



Available Now



Available Now



Available Now


Tasmanian Devil

September 2021



Due October 2021

(*The Perth Mint reserves the right to amend scheduled delivery date.)


Technical Specifications

Year Date 2021
Silver Content (Troy oz) 0.5
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 0.50
Fineness (% purity) 99.99
Minimum Gross Weight (g) 15.553
Maximum Diameter (mm) 32.60
Maximum Thickness (mm) 2.90
Maximum Mintage 5,000
Legal Tender Australian Legal Tender
Effigy Jody Clark design of H.M. Queen Elizabeth II
Designer Elise Martinson


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