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Currency Determination 1999 (No. 5)

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Determinations/Currency as made
This Determination sets out the specifications and design of certain coins.
Administered by: Treasury
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Registered 06 Mar 2006
Gazetted 13 Oct 1999

Currency Determination 1999 (No. 5)

I, JOE HOCKEY, Minister for Financial Services and Regulation, make this Determination under subsection 13A (1) of the Currency Act 1965.

Dated 28 September 1999





JOE HOCKEY

Minister for Financial Services and Regulation

 


Currency Determination 1999 (No. 5)

made under the

 

 

 

Contents

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                        1  Name of Determination                                                       2

                        2  Commencement                                                                 2

                        3  Specification of coins                                                          2

                        4  Application of Determination                                                2

Schedule 1                                                                                               3

Part 1               Specifications of coins                                                     3

Part 2               Explanation of symbols                                                    6

 


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1              Name of Determination

                This Determination is Currency Determination 1999 (No. 5).

2              Commencement

                This Determination commences on gazettal.

3              Specification of coins

         (1)   This Determination specifies, for a coin having the denomination and standard composition specified in columns 2 and 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 1, the standard weight, the allowable variation from that weight, the dimensions and the design specified in columns 4, 5 and 6 of that Part.

         (2)   A reference in Part 1 of Schedule 1 to the diameter of a coin is, for a coin that is not circular, a reference to the distance between 2 parallel faces of the edge of the coin.

4              Application of Determination

                This Determination does not affect any other Determination of the specifications of a coin.


Schedule 1           

(section 3)

Part 1          Specifications of coins

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

Column 5

Column 6

 

Item

Denomination

Standard
composition

Standard weight and allowable variation (g)

Dimensions

Design

 

 

 

 

 

(1)
Diameter
(mm)

(2)
Thickness
(mm)

(1)
Shape

(2)
Edge

(3)
Obverse

(4)
Reverse

101

$5

Copper, zinc, aluminium, tin

20.000 ± 0.500

38.90

2.65

S1

E1

O14

R199

102

$5

Copper, zinc, aluminium, tin

20.000 ± 0.500

38.90

2.65

S1

E1

O14

R200

103

$5

Copper, zinc, aluminium, tin

20.000 ± 0.500

38.90

2.65

S1

E1

O14

R201

104

$5

Copper, zinc, aluminium, tin

20.000 ± 0.500

38.90

2.65

S1

E1

O14

R202

105

$5

Copper, zinc, aluminium, tin

20.000 ± 0.500

38.90

2.65

S1

E1

O14

R203

106

$5

Copper, zinc, aluminium, tin

20.000 ± 0.500

38.90

2.65

S1

E1

O14

R204

107

$5

Copper, zinc, aluminium, tin

20.000 ± 0.500

38.90

2.65

S1

E1

O14

R205

108

$5

Copper, zinc, aluminium, tin

20.000 ± 0.500

38.90

2.65

S1

E1

O14

R206

109

$5

99.9% silver

31.635 ± 0.500

40.60

4.00

S1

E5

O15

R207

110

$5

99.9% silver

31.635 ± 0.500

40.60

4.00

S1

E5

O15

R208

111

$5

99.9% silver

31.635 ± 0.500

40.60

4.00

S1

E5

O15

R209

112

$5

99.9% silver

31.635 ± 0.500

40.60

4.00

S1

E5

O15

R210

113

$100

99.9% gold

10.021 ± 0.020

25.10

2.40

S1

E1

O15

R211

114

$100

99.9% gold

10.021 ± 0.020

25.10

2.40

S1

E1

O15

R212

115

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.280

25.12

2.80

S1

E3

O14

R213

116

$1

99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.240

25.12

2.80

S1

E3

O14

R214

117

$10

Bi-metallic:

(a)   centre piece —99.9% copper ;

(b)   surround — 99.9% silver

33.16 ± 0.600

38.90

3.50

S1

E1

O17

R215

118

$10

Bi-metallic:

(a)    centre piece —99.9% silver;

(b)  surround — 99.9% silver, 24 carat gold plated

36.01 ± 0.600

38.90

3.50

S1

E1

O18

R216

119

$10

Bi-metallic:

(a)    centre piece —99.9% silver, 24 carat gold plated;

(b)  surround — 99.9% copper

33.15 ± 0.600

38.90

3.50

S1

E1

O19

R217

120

$1

Not less than 99.9% silver

31.635 ± 0.500

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O15

R218

121

$1

Not less than 99.9% silver

31.635 ± 0.500

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O14

R219

122

50 cents

Copper and nickel

15.55 ± 0.400

31.65

2.80

S3

E4

O14

R220

123

$5

Copper, zinc, aluminium, tin

28.000 ± 0.800

38.90

3.50

S1

E1

O14

R221

124

$5

Austenitic stainless steel, copper, aluminium and nickel

10.600 ± 0.500

28.12

2.60

S2

E4

O16

R222

125

50 cents

Copper and nickel

15.55 ± 0.400

31.65

2.80

S3

E4

O14

R223

Part 2          Explanation of symbols

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

Item

Design Feature

Symbol

Explanation

201

Shape

S1

Circular

202

Shape

S2

Regular 24-sided polygon

203

Shape

S3

Dodecahedral

204

Edge

E1

Continuously milled

205

Edge

E3

14 segments, of which 7 are milled and 7 are plain

206

Edge

E4

Plain

207

Edge

E5

Plain edge with the inscription ‘GAMES OF THE XXVII OLYMPIAD’ (twice appearing) evenly spaced around the edge to read with the reverse of the coin facing up.

208

Obverse

O14

An effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, and the monogram ‘IRB’, surrounded by the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘ELIZABETH II’; and

(b)      ‘AUSTRALIA 2000’.

209

Obverse

O15

An effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, and the monogram ‘IRB’, surrounded by:

(a)      the inscriptions:

             (i)      ‘ELIZABETH II’; and

            (ii)      ‘AUSTRALIA 2000’; and

(b)      an inscription stating, in arabic numerals, the amount, in dollars, of the denomination of the coin, followed by the word ‘DOLLARS’.

210

Obverse

O16

A stainless steel annulus bearing the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘ELIZABETH II’; and

(b)      ‘AUSTRALIA 2000’;

that, in turn, surround a copper, zinc, aluminium and tin disc bearing an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the monogram ‘IRB’.

211

Obverse

O17

A silver annulus bearing the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘ELIZABETH II’; and

(b)      ‘AUSTRALIA 1999’;

that, in turn, surround a copper disc bearing an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the monogram ‘IRB’.

212

Obverse

O18

A gold-plated silver annulus bearing the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘ELIZABETH II’; and

(b)      ‘AUSTRALIA 2000’;

that, in turn, surround a silver disc bearing an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the monogram ‘IRB’.

213

Obverse

O19

A copper annulus bearing the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘ELIZABETH II’; and

(b)      ‘AUSTRALIA 2001’;

that, in turn, surround a gold-plated silver disc bearing an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the monogram ‘IRB’.

214

Reverse

R199

A representation of a volleyball player in action with a volleyball, superimposed on a representation of Olympic flames, surrounded by:

(a)      the inscriptions:

             (i)      ‘Sydney 2000’; and

            (ii)      ‘5 DOLLARS’; and

(b)      a representation of the Olympic rings.

215

Reverse

R200

A representation of two judo competitors in action, superimposed on a representation of Olympic flames, surrounded by:

(a)      the inscriptions:

             (i)      ‘Sydney 2000’; and

            (ii)      ‘5 DOLLARS’; and

(b)      a representation of the Olympic rings.

216

Reverse

R201

A representation of a rowing competitor in action, superimposed on a representation of Olympic flames, surrounded by:

(a)      the inscriptions:

             (i)      ‘Sydney 2000’; and

            (ii)      ‘5 DOLLARS’; and

(b)      a representation of the Olympic rings.

217

Reverse

R202

A representation of a baseball pitcher in action, superimposed on a representation of Olympic flames, surrounded by:

(a)      the inscriptions:

             (i)      ‘Sydney 2000’; and

            (ii)      ‘5 DOLLARS’; and

(b)      a representation of the Olympic rings.


218

Reverse

R203

A representation of a swimmer in action, superimposed on a representation of Olympic flames, surrounded by:

(a)      the inscriptions:

             (i)      ‘Sydney 2000’; and

            (ii)      ‘5 DOLLARS’; and

(b)      a representation of the Olympic rings.


219

Reverse

R204

A representation of a two boxers in action, superimposed on a representation of Olympic flames, surrounded by:

(a)      the inscriptions:

             (i)      ‘Sydney 2000’; and

            (ii)      ‘5 DOLLARS’; and

(b)      a representation of the Olympic rings.

220

Reverse

R205

A representation of competitors in the modern pentathlon, comprising:

(a)      a person on a horse; and

(b)      a person running; and

(c)      a person holding a pistol; and

(d)      a person holding a foil; and

(e)      a person swimming;

superimposed on a representation of Olympic flames and surrounded by:

(f)      the inscriptions:

             (i)      ‘Sydney 2000’; and

            (ii)      ‘5 DOLLARS’; and

(g)      a representation of the Olympic rings.

221

Reverse

R206

A representation of an equestrian competitor in action, superimposed on a representation of Olympic flames and surrounded by:

(a)      the inscriptions:

             (i)      ‘Sydney 2000’; and

            (ii)      ‘5 DOLLARS’; and

(b)      a representation of the Olympic rings.

222

Reverse

R207

A circle, immediately inside the rim, comprising:

(a)      a representation of Australian flora; and

(b)      a tablet, enclosing:

             (i)      the inscription ‘Sydney 2000’; and

            (ii)      a representation of the Olympic rings in Olympic colours;

that, in turn, surround:

(c)      a representation of a platypus emerging from water; and

(d)      the letter ‘P’ or ‘C’.

223

Reverse

R208

A circle, immediately inside the rim, comprising:

(a)      representations of different kinds of boats and ships sailing on water; and

(b)      a tablet, enclosing:

             (i)      the inscription ‘Sydney 2000’; and

            (ii)      a representation of the Olympic rings in Olympic colours;

that, in turn, surround:

(c)      a representation of the Sydney Harbour Bridge with a boat sailing under it; and

(d)      the letter ‘P’ or ‘C’.

224

Reverse

R209

A circle, immediately inside the rim, comprising:

(a)      a representation of different Sydney buildings; and

(b)      a tablet, enclosing:

             (i)      the inscription ‘Sydney 2000’; and

            (ii)      a representation of the Olympic rings in Olympic colours;

that, in turn, surround:

(c)      a representation of the Sydney Opera House with a boat sailing in front of it; and

(d)      the letter ‘P’ or ‘C’.


225

Reverse

R210

A circle, immediately inside the rim, comprising:

(a)      representations of Australian native orchids; and

(b)      a tablet, enclosing:

             (i)      the inscription ‘Sydney 2000’; and

            (ii)      a representation of the Olympic rings in Olympic colours;

that, in turn, surround:

(c)      a representation of an echidna; and

(d)      the letter ‘P’ or ‘C’.

226

Reverse

R211

A circle, immediately inside the rim, comprising:

(a)      15 tablets of varying sizes, each enclosing an abstract representation of an Olympic sport; and

(b)      a tablet enclosing:

             (i)      the inscription ‘Sydney 2000’; and

            (ii)      a representation of the Olympic rings;

that, in turn, surround:

(c)      the inscription ‘ACHIEVEMENT’; and

(d)      a representation of Stadium Australia; and

(e)      the letter ‘P’.

227

Reverse

R212

A circle, immediately inside the rim, comprising 25 torch runners that, in turn, surround:

(a)      a representation of the torch of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, with yellow, orange and white flames, upon which is depicted:

             (i)      the inscription ‘Sydney 2000’; and

            (ii)      a representation of the Olympic rings; and

           (iii)      a representation of the Sydney 2000 Olympics logo; and

(b)      the letter ‘P’.

228

Reverse

R213

A representation of:

(a)      a warship on water; and

(b)      3 waving lines bisecting the coin;

surrounded by the inscriptions:

(c)      ‘HMAS SYDNEY II’; and

(d)      ‘1 DOLLAR’; and

(e)      the letter ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, ‘M’ or ‘S’.

229

Reverse

R214

A representation of:

(a)      a warship on water; and

(b)      3 waving lines bisecting the coin;

surrounded by the inscriptions:

(c)      ‘HMAS SYDNEY II’; and

(d)      ‘1 DOLLAR’.

230

Reverse

R215

A silver annulus comprising:

(a)      8 stick figures, with each stick figure separated by a 3-link chain; and

(b)      the inscriptions:

             (i)      ‘THE PAST’; and

            (ii)      ‘THE MILLENNIUM SERIES’;

that, in turn, surround a copper disc bearing:

(c)      a representation of a seedling superimposed on a map of Australia which, in turn, is superimposed on a circle from which 9 lines are radiating to the annulus; and

(d)      the inscription ‘10 DOLLARS’.

231

Reverse

R216

A gold-plated silver annulus comprising:

(a)      16 stick figures, with each stick figure separated by a single-link chain; and

(b)      the inscriptions:

             (i)      ‘THE PRESENT’; and

            (ii)      ‘THE MILLENNIUM SERIES’;

that, in turn, surround a silver disc bearing:

(c)      a representation of a young tree superimposed on:

             (i)      a map of Australia, from which 5 lines are radiating towards the annulus; and

            (ii)      a circle above the map of Australia; and

(d)      the inscription ‘10 DOLLARS’.

232

Reverse

R217

A copper annulus comprising:

(a)      14 stick figures; and

(b)      the inscriptions:

             (i)      ‘THE FUTURE’; and

            (ii)      ‘THE MILLENNIUM SERIES’; and

           (iii)      ‘1901’; and

           (iv)      ‘2001’;

that, in turn, surround a gold-plated silver disc bearing:

(c)      a representation of a tree superimposed on a map of Australia from which 7 lines are radiating towards the annulus; and

(d)      the inscription ‘10 DOLLARS’.

233

Reverse

R218

A representation of the reverse of a British 1797 two penny Britannia copper coin, surrounded by the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘Proclamation Coins of Australia’; and

(b)      ‘1800’; and

(c)      ‘The Cartwheel Twopence’.

234

Reverse

R219

A representation of a hopping kangaroo superimposed on a map of Australia and surrounded by the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘1 OUNCE FINE SILVER’; and

(b)      ‘ONE DOLLAR’.

235

Reverse

R220

A representation of the Australian National Flag in colour, surrounded by the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘MILLENNIUM YEAR’; and

(b)      ‘50 cents’.

236

Reverse

R221

A representation of part of a racing track comprising the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘PHAR LAP’; and

(b)      ‘1930’; and

(c)      ‘FIVE DOLLARS’;

that, in turn, surround a representation of a jockey on a galloping horse.

237

Reverse

R222

A circle, immediately inside the rim, comprising the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘PHAR LAP’; and

(b)      ‘FIVE DOLLARS’; and

(c)      ‘19’; and

(d)      ‘30’;

that, in turn, surround a representation of the head of a galloping horse with a jockey.

238

Reverse

R223

A representation of the Australian National Flag, surrounded by the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘MILLENNIUM YEAR’; and

(b)      ‘50 Cents’.