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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

Kokle, the Latvian musical instrument now depicted on the 1 Lats coin

The Bank of Latvia will issue Monday, 10 June 2013, a new 1 Lats coin depicting the kokle, a traditional Latvian musical instrument (in the Zither family).

1 Lats 2013 - Kokle Latvia

1 Lats 2013 – Kokle Latvia

 

Technical Details:

Diameter: 21.75 mm
Weight: 4.8000 g
Material: Copper-Nickel
Designer: Anna Heinrihsone / Ligita Franckeviča

If you want to view more details about the coin or add it to your collection or wish list, access it in our catalog here: http://www.allnumis.com/coin/latvia/1-lats-2013-kokle-28955