The half ounce .9999 gold Kangaroo is Australia’s fractional version of the one ounce gold Kangaroo bullion coin. Since 1986, the Perth Mint has produced this $50 face value coin with different reverse designs, with the initial Kangaroo design starting in the early 90’s. Each mintage year, the artwork on the reverse is a different Kangaroo scene. The face of the coin features Queen Elizabeth II. These coins are encased at the Perth Mint in plastic capsules for protection.