Dreaming Down Under – Kangaroo

2021 Postal Numismatic Cover

The Perth Mint and Australia Post are pleased to present this postal numismatic cover, the first release in the Dreaming Down Under series. 

Key Features:

  • Great gift idea
  • Australian legal tender $1 coin
  • Beautifully designed presentation envelope

Product Information:

  • Item Code        21J90AAD
  • Barcode           9312650794477
  • Issue Limit       6,000
  • Release Date  24 March 2021
Illustrated by Australian artist Elise Martinson, this series is inspired by dreamy newborn basket photography, a trend adored by parents all the world over.
Issued as Australian legal tender, the uncirculated aluminium bronze coin is housed in a beautifully designed card with a circular window revealing the coin’s reverse and obverse designs. 


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.

The Jody Clark effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the 2021 year-date and the monetary denomination are depicted on the coin’s obve

Themed Envelope

As well as featuring a colourful young roo asleep in a flowery basket, the dusky coloured postage paid envelope also features a Greenbushes WA post mark dated 24 March 2021.

Official Australia Post Stamp

The coin is presented in an illustrated card and pre-paid postal envelope which is post marked for the first day of issue. The envelope also includes Australia Post’s seal of Authenticity. 


Technical Specifications

Year Date 2021
Monetary Denomination (AUD) 1
Metal Aluminium Bronze
Nominal Gross Weight (g) 13.50
Maximum Diameter (mm) 30.70
Maximum Thickness (mm) 3.40
Maximum Mintage Unlimited
Legal Tender Australian Legal Tender
Effigy Jody Clark design of H.M Queen Elizabeth II

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