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Australia issued a 1 Dollar coin for the ANZAC centenary – The Spirit Lives

The Royal Australian Mint issued a new 1 Dollar coin to commemorate the centenary of ANZAC. The Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) was a WW I army corps that operated during the Battle of Gallopoli. It was led by General William Birdwood.

1 Dollar 2014 - Centenary of ANZAC - Reverse

1 Dollar 2014 – Centenary of ANZAC – Reverse

1 Dollar 2014 - Centenary of ANZAC - Obverse

1 Dollar 2014 – Centenary of ANZAC – Obverse

More information on the official press release: http://www.ramint.gov.au/media/press-releases/2014/20140213.cfm

Australia’s first purple striped coin: the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Royal Australian Mint will launch Australia’s first purple striped circulating $2 coin that celebrates the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

310314_D_Reverse of the 2013 2 Dollar Colour Printed C Mintmark Uncirculated Coin 60th Anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II_2310314_D_Obverse of the 2013 2 Dollar Colour Printed C Mintmark Uncirculated Coin 60th Anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II_3
The coin depicts three regal purple concentric stripes bordering St Edward’s Crown, designed by the Royal Australian Mint after they consultated with Buckingham Palace, and is the latest release in the tradition of commemorating the important royal events.

Two million of these coins will be released through the normal distribution channels.
The bag of five 2013 60th anniversary of the Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II $2 coloured circulating coins is available to buy from the Australian Mint, with the cost of $10 face value plus postage.

Coin Technical Details:

Denomination: $2
Metal: Al Br
Diameter: 20.62
Mass: 6.60
Finish: Uncirculated

 

Royal Australian Mint celebrates the life of Slim Dusty with a 1 Dollar coin

Today, the Royal Australian Mint, issued a new coin in their Inspirational Australians $1 series celebrating the life of Slim Dusty (1927-2003), the Australian King of Country Music.

Slim Dusty is the first artist that had his music broadcasted from space. This happened in 1981 during the mission of Columbia shuttle.

 

Australia 1 Dollar 2013 - Slim Dusty

Australia 1 Dollar 2013 – Slim Dusty

Technical Details:

Diameter: 25.00 mm
Weight: 9.0000 g
Material: Aluminum-Bronze
Mint: Australia – Royal Australian Mint
Designer: A. Stokic
Mintage: unlimited

If you want to view more details about the coin or add it to your collection or wish list, you can access it in our catalog: http://www.allnumis.com/coin/australia/1-dollar-2013-slim-dusty-29043

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