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Currency Determination No. 4 of 1999

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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 28 Apr 2008
Gazetted 15 Sep 1999

Currency Determination 1999 (No. 4)

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

Dated 7 September 1999.


JOE HOCKEY

Minister for Financial Services and Regulation

 


Currency Determination 1999 (No. 4)

made under the

 

 

 

Contents

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                        1  Name of Determination                                                       3

                        2  Commencement                                                                3

                        3  Specification of coins                                                         3

                        4  Application of Determination                                                3

Schedule 1                                                                                                   4

Part 1                      Specifications of coins                                                     4

Part 2                      Explanation of symbols                                                    6

 


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1              Name of Determination

                This Determination is Currency Determination 1999 (No. 4).

2              Commencement

                This Determination commences on gazettal.

3              Specification of coins

                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.

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 and nominal weight in ounces or kilograms

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    

$30
(1 kg)

Not less than 99.9% silver

1002.502 ± 1.500

101.00

14.60

S1

E2

O1

R184

102    

$25
(1/4 oz)

Not less than 99.99% gold

7.807 ± 0.030

20.10

2.00

S1

E1

O1

R185

103    

$1
(1 oz)

Not less than 99.9% silver

31.635 ± 0.500

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O1

R186

104    

$1
(1 oz)

Not less than 99.9% silver

31.635 ± 0.500

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O1

R187

105    

$1
(1 oz)

Not less than 99.9% silver

31.635 ± 0.500

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O1

R188

106    

$1
(1 oz)

Not less than 99.9% silver

31.635 ± 0.500

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O1

R189

107    

$1
(1 oz)

Not less than 99.9% silver

31.635 ± 0.500

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O1

R190

108    

$1
(1 oz)

Not less than 99.9% silver

31.635 ± 0.500

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O1

R191

109    

$1
(1 oz)

Not less than 99.9% silver

31.635 ± 0.500

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O1

R192

110    

$1
(1 oz)

Not less than 99.9% silver

31.635 ± 0.500

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O1

R193

111    

$1
(1 oz)

Not less than 99.9% silver

31.635 ± 0.500

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O1

R194

112    

$1
(1 oz)

Not less than 99.9% silver

31.635 ± 0.500

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O1

R195

113    

$1
(1 oz)

Not less than 99.9% silver

31.635 ± 0.500

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O1

R196

114    

$1
(1 oz)

Not less than 99.9% silver

31.635 ± 0.500

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O1

R197

115    

$1
(1 oz)

Not less than 99.9% silver

31.635 ± 0.500

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O1

R198

Part 2          Explanation of symbols

 

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Column 4

Item

Design Feature

Symbol

Explanation

201

Shape

S1

Circular

202

Edge

E1

Milled

203

Edge

E2

8 segments, of which 4 are milled and 4 are plain

204

Obverse

O1

A circle of raised beads, immediately inside the rim, enclosing:

(a)      the inscriptions:

          (i)      ‘ELIZABETH II’; and

          (ii)     ‘AUSTRALIA’; and

(b)      an inscription stating, in Arabic numerals, the amount, in dollars or cents, of the denomination of the coin, followed by the word ‘DOLLAR’, ‘DOLLARS’ or ‘CENTS’, as the case requires;

that, in turn, surround an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.

205

Reverse

R184

A circle of raised beads, immediately inside the rim, enclosing:

(a)      the inscriptions:

          (i)      ‘1 KILO 999 SILVER’; and

          (ii)     ‘2000’; and

(b)      a traditional Chinese pattern of clouds pad‑printed in yellow, and bats pad‑printed in purple; and

(c)      the Chinese character for ‘dragon’;

that, in turn, surround a representation of a dragon with its tail raised and its eyes marked by inset yellow diamonds.

206

Reverse

R185

A circle of raised beads, immediately inside the rim, enclosing the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘THE AUSTRALIAN NUGGET 1/4 oz. 9999 GOLD’; and

(b)      ‘2000’;

that, in turn, surround:

(c)      a representation of two hopping kangaroos breaking through a sunburst design; and

(d)      as a privy mark — the ‘Basler Stab’ (a representation of the mace from the coat of arms of the Swiss city and canton of Basel).

207

Reverse

R186

A circle of raised beads, immediately inside the rim, enclosing the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘THE AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA 1 OZ. 999 SILVER’; and

(b)      ‘1999’;

that, in turn, surround:

(c)      a representation of 2 kookaburras perched on a branch; and

(d)      the inscription ‘P100’; and

(e)      as a circular privy mark — a representation of the reverse of a United States Quarter Dollar commemorating the US State of Delaware.

208

Reverse

R187

A circle of raised beads, immediately inside the rim, enclosing the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘THE AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA 1 oz. 999 SILVER’; and

(b)      ‘2000’;

that, in turn, surround:

(c)      a representation of a kookaburra perched on a wattle branch; and

(d)      as a circular privy mark:

          (i)      a representation of the God Janus — the early Roman Republican Calendar symbol for January; and

          (ii)     the inscriptions Januarius, Janus and January.

209

Reverse

R188

A circle of raised beads, immediately inside the rim, enclosing the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘THE AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA 1 oz. 999 SILVER’; and

(b)      ‘2000’;

that, in turn, surround:

(c)      a representation of a kookaburra perched on a wattle branch; and

(d)      as an oval privy mark:

          (i)      a representation of the feast of Februa — the early Roman Republican Calendar symbol for February; and

          (ii)     the inscriptions Februarius, Februa and February.

210

Reverse

R189

A circle of raised beads, immediately inside the rim, enclosing the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘THE AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA 1 oz. 999 SILVER’; and

(b)      ‘2000’;

that, in turn, surround:

(c)      a representation of a kookaburra perched on a wattle branch; and

(d)      as a circular privy mark:

          (i)      a representation of the Roman Deity Mars — the early Roman Republican Calendar symbol for March; and

          (ii)     the inscriptions Martius, Mars and March.

211

Reverse

R190

A circle of raised beads, immediately inside the rim, enclosing the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘THE AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA 1 oz. 999 SILVER’; and

(b)      ‘2000’;

that, in turn, surround:

(c)      a representation of a kookaburra perched on a wattle branch; and

(d)      as a rectangular privy mark:

          (i)      a representation of the Greek Goddess Aphrodite (also known as the Roman Goddess Venus) — the early Roman Republican Calendar symbol for April; and

          (ii)     the inscriptions Aprilis, Venus and April.

212

Reverse

R191

A circle of raised beads, immediately inside the rim, enclosing the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘THE AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA 1 oz. 999 SILVER’; and

(b)      ‘2000’;

that, in turn, surround:

(c)      a representation of a kookaburra perched on a wattle branch; and

(d)      as a circular privy mark:

          (i)      a representation of the Roman Goddess Maia — the early Roman Republican Calendar symbol for May; and

          (ii)     the inscriptions Maius, Maia and May.

213

Reverse

R192

A circle of raised beads, immediately inside the rim, enclosing the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘THE AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA 1 oz. 999 SILVER’; and

(b)      ‘2000’;

that, in turn, surround:

(c)      a representation of a kookaburra perched on a wattle branch; and

(d)      as a privy mark:

          (i)      a representation of the Roman Goddess Juno — the early Roman Republican Calendar symbol for June; and

          (ii)     the inscriptions Junius, Juno and June.

214

Reverse

R193

A circle of raised beads, immediately inside the rim, enclosing the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘THE AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA 1 oz. 999 SILVER’; and

(b)      ‘2000’;

that, in turn, surround:

(c)      a representation of a kookaburra perched on a wattle branch; and

(d)      as a privy mark:

          (i)      a representation of the Roman Ruler of the Gods, Julius Caesar — the early Roman Republican Calendar symbol for July; and

          (ii)     the inscriptions Julius, Caesar and July.

215

Reverse

R194

A circle of raised beads, immediately inside the rim, enclosing the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘THE AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA 1 oz. 999 SILVER’; and

(b)      ‘2000’;

that, in turn, surround:

(c)      a representation of a kookaburra perched on a wattle branch; and

(d)      as an oval privy mark:

          (i)      a representation of the Roman Emperor, Augustus Caesar — the early Roman Republican Calendar symbol for August; and

          (ii)     the inscriptions Augustus, Caesar and August.

216

Reverse

R195

A circle of raised beads, immediately inside the rim, enclosing the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘THE AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA 1 oz. 999 SILVER’; and

(b)      ‘2000’;

that, in turn, surround:

(c)      a representation of a kookaburra perched on a wattle branch; and

(d)      as a privy mark:

          (i)      a representation of the symbol for the seventh month of the early Roman Republican Calendar — from the Latin Septem; and

          (ii)     the inscriptions Septem and September and the Roman Numeral VII.

217

Reverse

R196

A circle of raised beads, immediately inside the rim, enclosing the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘THE AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA 1 oz. 999 SILVER’; and

(b)      ‘2000’;

that, in turn, surround:

(c)      a representation of a kookaburra perched on a wattle branch; and

(d)      as an octagonal privy mark:

          (i)      a representation of the symbol for the eighth month of the early Roman Republican Calendar — from the Latin Octo; and

          (ii)     the inscriptions Octo and October and the Roman Numeral VIII.

218

Reverse

R197

A circle of raised beads, immediately inside the rim, enclosing the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘THE AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA 1 oz. 999 SILVER’; and

(b)      ‘2000’;

that, in turn, surround:

(c)      a representation of a kookaburra perched on a wattle branch; and

(d)      as a privy mark:

          (i)      a representation of the symbol for the ninth month of the early Roman Republican Calendar — from the Latin Nove; and

          (ii)     the inscriptions Nove and November and the Roman Numeral IX.

219

Reverse

R198

A circle of raised beads, immediately inside the rim, enclosing the inscriptions:

(a)      ‘THE AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA 1 oz. 999 SILVER’; and

(b)      ‘2000’;

that, in turn, surround:

(c)      a representation of a kookaburra perched on a wattle branch; and

(d)      as a circular privy mark:

          (i)      a representation of the symbol for the tenth month of the early Roman Republican Calendar — from the Latin Decem; and

          (ii)     the inscriptions Decem and December and the Roman Numeral X.