New Australian coin : 200 years since the crossing of the Blue Mountains

The Royal Australian Mint issued today, 31 May, a coin celebrating Colonial Explorations, 200 years since the crossing of the Blue Mountains.

In May 1813, Gregory Blaxland, William Lawson, and William Charles Wentworth set out on what was to become one of the most celebrated expeditions in Australian history – to find a passage to the western plains of New South Wales.

200 years since the crossing of the Blue Mountains

200 years since the crossing of the Blue Mountains

Coin Details:

Mintage: 5,000
Diameter: 50.00 mm
Weight: 60.5000 g
Material: Silver

If you wish to view more details about the coin, add it to your collection or wish list, access it in our catalog here:
http://www.allnumis.com/coin/australia/10-dollars-2013-200th-years-since-the-crossing-of-the-blue-mountains-28860

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