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Currency (Perth Mint) Determination 2011 (No. 2)

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Determinations/Currency as made
This Determination gives legal tender status for 183 numismatic coins for release between June 2011 and June 2014.
Administered by: Treasury
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 20
Registered 27 May 2011
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR01-Jun-2011
Tabled Senate15-Jun-2011

Attachment B

EXPLANATORY STATEMENT

Currency Act 1965

Currency (Perth Mint) Determination 2011 (No. 2)

Under subsection 13A(1) of the Currency Act 1965, the Assistant Treasurer has made a determination regarding the specifications of coins proposed to be issued by the Perth Mint.

Subsection 13A(1) of the Currency Act 1965 requires that the determination provide details of coin characteristics including standard composition, standard weight, allowable variation from standard weight, design and dimensions.

A determination made by the Assistant Treasurer is a disallowable instrument for the purposes of section 42 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.

2012 Silver Koala – Proof Coin

The design for the 2012 Silver Koala (5oz) proof coin features a representation of a koala resting against a tree branch, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIAN KOALA’ and ‘2012 5oz 999 SILVER’.

2012 Silver Koala – Bullion Coin

The design on the 2012 Silver Koala (20oz) bullion coin features a representation of a koala resting against a tree branch, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIAN KOALA’ and ‘2012 20oz 999 SILVER’.

2013 Gold Koala – Proof Coins

The design on the 2013 Gold Koala (2oz, 1oz, 1/10oz and1/25oz) proof coins features a representation of a koala sitting in the fork of a leafy tree, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIAN KOALA’, ‘2013’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘9999 GOLD’.

2013 Silver Koala – Proof Coin

The design on the 2013 Silver Koala (5oz) proof coin features a representation of a koala sitting in the fork of a leafy tree, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIAN KOALA’ and ‘2013 5oz 999 SILVER’.

2013 Silver Koala – Bullion Coins

The design on the 2013 Silver Koala (1kg, 20oz, 10oz, 1oz, 1/2oz and 1/10oz) bullion coins features a representation of a koala sitting in the fork of a leafy tree, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIAN KOALA’, ‘2013’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘999 SILVER’.

2013 Silver Koala – Gilded Coin

The design on the 2013 Silver Koala - Gilded (1oz) coin features a gilded representation of a koala sitting in the fork of a leafy tree, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIAN KOALA’ and ‘2013 1oz 999 SILVER’.

2014 Gold Koala – Proof Coins

The design on the 2014 Gold Koala (2oz, 1oz, 1/10oz and 1/25oz) proof coins features a representation of a koala and a leafy twig, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIAN KOALA’, ‘2014’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘9999 GOLD’.

2014 Silver Koala – Bullion Coins

The design on the 2014 Silver Koala (1kg, 20oz, 10oz, 1oz, 1/2oz and 1/10oz) bullion coins features a representation of a koala and a leafy twig, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIAN KOALA’, ‘2014’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘999 SILVER’.

2014 Silver Koala – Gilded Coin

The design on the 2014 Silver Koala - Gilded (1oz) coin features a gilded representation of a koala and a leafy twig, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIAN KOALA’ and ‘2014 1oz 999 SILVER’.

2012 Berlin Bear – Privy Mark Issue Silver Bullion Coin

The design on the 2012 Berlin Bear - Privy Mark Issue (1oz) bullion coin features a representation of a koala resting against a tree branch. Also featured on the coin is a privy mark of the Berlin Bear and the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIAN KOALA’ and ‘2012 1oz 999 SILVER’.

2013 Silver Kookaburra – Bullion Coins

The design for the 2013 Silver Kookaburra (1kg, 10oz, 2oz and 1oz) bullion coins features a representation of two kookaburras perched on a tree branch, superimposed on flowers, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA’, ‘2013’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘999 SILVER’.

2014 Silver Kookaburra – Bullion Coins

The design for the 2014 Silver Kookaburra (1kg, 10oz, 2oz and 1oz) bullion coins features a kookaburra perched on a tree branch, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA’, ‘2014’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘999 SILVER’.

2012 Collector Kangaroo – Gold Bullion Coins

The design for the 2012 Collector Kangaroo (1oz, 1/2oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz and 1/20oz) gold bullion coins features a representation of a kangaroo, against a landscape, with a windmill and tank, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO’, ‘2012’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘9999 GOLD’.

2012 High Relief Silver Kangaroo – Proof Coin

The design for the 2012 High Relief Silver Kangaroo (1oz) proof coin features a representation of a kangaroo, against a landscape, with a windmill and tank, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO’ and ‘2012 1oz 999 SILVER’.


2013 Collector Kangaroo – Gold Bullion Coins

The design for the 2013 Collector Kangaroo (1oz, 1/2oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz and 1/20oz) gold bullion coins features a representation of a kangaroo, against a landscape, with leafless trees and a fence and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO’, ‘2013’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘9999 GOLD’.

2013 High Relief Silver Kangaroo – Proof Coin

The design for the 2013 High Relief Silver Kangaroo (1oz) proof coin features a representation of a kangaroo, against a landscape, with leafless trees and a fence, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO’ and ‘2013 1oz 999 SILVER’.

2014 Collector Kangaroo – Gold Bullion Coins

The design for the 2014 Collector Kangaroo (1oz, 1/2oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz and 1/20oz) gold bullion coins features a representation of a kangaroo, against a landscape, with leafless trees and a fence, and includes the inscription ‘AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO’, ‘2014’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘9999 GOLD’.

2014 High Relief Silver Kangaroo – Proof Coin

The design for the 2014 High Relief Silver Kangaroo (1oz) proof coin features a representation of a kangaroo, against a landscape, with leafless trees and a fence, and includes the inscription ‘AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO’ and ‘2014 1oz 999 SILVER’.

2013 Investor Kangaroo – Gold Bullion Coins

The design on the 2013 Investor Kangaroo (1kg, 10oz and 2oz) gold bullion coins depicts a representation of a kangaroo surrounded by sunrays.  Immediately inside the rim of the coin, a circle of raised beads appear, and includes the inscriptions ‘RED KANGAROO’, ‘2013’, ‘AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘9999 GOLD’.

2014 Investor Kangaroo – Gold Bullion Coins

The design on the 2014 Investor Kangaroo (1kg, 10oz and 2oz) gold bullion coins depicts a representation of a kangaroo surrounded by sunrays.  Immediately inside the rim of the coin, a circle of raised beads appear, and includes the inscriptions ‘RED KANGAROO’, ‘2014’, ‘AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘9999 GOLD’.

2012 1 Tonne Australian Kangaroo – Gold Bullion Coin

The design on the 2012 1 Tonne Exhibition Kangaroo gold bullion coin depicts a representation of a kangaroo surrounded by sunrays.  Immediately inside the rim of the coin, a circle of raised beads appear, and includes the inscriptions ‘RED KANGAROO’, ‘2012’ and ‘AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO 1 TONNE 9999 GOLD’.

2012 Platypus – Platinum Bullion Coin

The design on the 2012 Platypus (1oz) platinum bullion coin features a representation of a platypus superimposed on underwater grasses and bubbles, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIAN PLATYPUS’ and ‘2012 1oz 9995 PLATINUM’.


2012 Gold Australian Lunar Year of the Dragon – Proof Coins

The design for the 2012 Australian Lunar Year of the Dragon (1oz, 1/4oz and 1/10oz) gold proof coins features a representation of a dragon and a fireball. The coin includes the inscription ‘Year of the Dragon’ along with the Pinyin pictograph pronounced ‘lóng’ and meaning ‘dragon’.

2012 Gold Australian Lunar Year of the Dragon – Bullion Coins

The design for the 2012 Australian Lunar Year of the Dragon (10kg, 1kg, 10oz, 2oz, 1oz, 1/2oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz and 1/20oz) gold bullion coins features a representation of a dragon and a fireball. The coins include the inscription ‘Year of the Dragon’ along with the Pinyin pictograph pronounced ‘lóng’ and meaning ‘dragon’.

2012 Gold Australian Lunar Year of the Dragon- Proof Coloured Coins

The design for the 2012 Australian Lunar Year of the Dragon (1oz, 1/4oz and 1/10oz) gold proof coins features a coloured representation of a dragon and a fireball. The coins include the inscription ‘Year of the Dragon’ along with the Pinyin pictograph pronounced ‘lóng’ and meaning ‘dragon’.

2012 Gold Australian Lunar Year of the Dragon – Bullion Coloured Coins

The design for the 2012 Australian Lunar Year of the Dragon (1oz, 1/2oz, 1/4oz, 1/10oz and 1/20oz) gold bullion coins features a coloured representation of a dragons head.  The coin includes the inscription ‘Year of the Dragon’ along with the Pinyin pictograph pronounced ‘lóng’ and meaning ‘dragon’. 

2012 Silver Australian Lunar Year of the Dragon – Proof Coins

The design for the 2012 Australian Lunar Year of the Dragon (1kg, 2oz, 1oz and 1/2oz silver proof coins, features a representation of a dragon and a fireball.  The coin includes the inscription ‘Year of the Dragon’ along with the Pinyin pictograph pronounced ‘lóng’ and meaning ‘dragon’.

2012 Silver Australian Lunar Year of the Dragon – Bullion Coins

The design for the 2012 Australian Lunar Year of the Dragon (10kg, 1kg, 10oz, 5oz, 2oz, 1oz and ½ oz) silver bullion coins features a representation of a dragon and a fireball.  The coin includes the inscription ‘Year of the Dragon’ along with the Pinyin pictograph pronounced ‘lóng’ and meaning ‘dragon’.

2012 Silver Australian Lunar Year of the Dragon – Proof Coloured Coins

The design for the 2012 Australian Lunar Year of the Dragon (1kg, 1oz and 1/2oz) silver proof coins features a coloured representation of a dragon and a fireball.  The coin includes the inscription ‘Year of the Dragon’ along with the Pinyin pictograph pronounced ‘lóng’ and meaning ‘dragon’.


2012 Silver Australian Lunar Year of the Dragon – Bullion Coloured Coins

The design for the 2012 Australian Lunar Year of the Dragon silver bullion coins features a coloured representation (Red: 1kg, 10oz, 5oz, 2oz, 1oz and 1/2oz; Blue: 1oz;  Silver: 1oz; Purple: 1oz; Brown: 1oz; White: 1oz; Yellow: 1oz; Black: 1oz and Gold: 1oz) of a dragon and a fireball. The coin includes the inscription ‘Year of the Dragon’ along with the Pinyin pictograph pronounced ‘lóng’ and meaning ‘dragon’.

2012 Silver Australian Lunar Year of the Dragon – Gilded Coin

The design for the 2012 Australian Lunar Year of the Dragon (1oz) silver coin features a gilded representation of a dragon and a fireball.  The coin includes the inscription ‘Year of the Dragon’ along with the Pinyin pictograph pronounced ‘lóng’ and meaning ‘dragon’.

2012 Silver Australian Lunar Year of the Dragon – Bullion Gem Eye Coin

The design for the 2012 Australian Lunar Year of the Dragon (1kg) silver gem eye coin features a coloured representation of a dragon and a fireball.  The dragon has a gemstone inset into one of its eyes.  The coin includes the inscription ‘Year of the Dragon’ along with the Pinyin pictograph pronounced ‘lóng’ and meaning ‘dragon’.

2012 Australian Lunar Year of the Dragon – Base Metal Coin

The design for the 2012 Australian Lunar Year of the Dragon base metal (aluminium bronze) coin features a representation of a dragon and a fireball.  The coin includes the inscription ‘Year of the Dragon’ along with the Pinyin pictograph pronounced ‘lóng’ and meaning ‘dragon’.

2012 Discover Australia: Green & Gold Bell Frog – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin consists of a representation of a frog perched on a tree branch superimposed on a coloured representation of a landscape, and includes the inscriptions ‘DISCOVER AUSTRALIA’, ‘2012’, ‘GREEN & GOLD BELLFROG’ and ‘1oz 999 SILVER’.

2012 Discover Australia: Goanna – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin consists of a representation of a goanna superimposed on a coloured representation of a landscape, and includes the inscriptions ‘DISCOVER AUSTRALIA’, ‘2012’, ‘GOANNA’ and ‘1oz 999 SILVER’.

2012 Discover Australia: Red Kangaroo – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin consists of a representation of a kangaroo superimposed on a coloured representation of a landscape with a windmill, and includes the inscriptions ‘DISCOVER AUSTRALIA’, ‘2012’, ‘RED KANGAROO’ and ‘1oz 999 SILVER’.

2012 Discover Australia: Kookaburra – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin consists of a representation of a kookaburra perched on a tree branch superimposed on a coloured representation of a river and shoreline, and includes the inscriptions ‘DISCOVER AUSTRALIA’, ‘2012’, ‘KOOKABURRA’ and ‘1oz 999 SILVER’.


2012 Discover Australia: Whale Shark – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin consists of a representation of a whale shark superimposed on a coloured representation of an underwater reef, and includes the inscriptions ‘DISCOVER AUSTRALIA’, ‘2012’, ‘WHALE SHARK’ and ‘1oz 999 SILVER’.

2012 Discover Australia: Green & Gold Bell Frog – Gold Proof Coins

The design for the (1/2oz, 1/10oz and 1/25oz) gold proof coins consists of a representation of a frog clinging to a twig amidst grass, and includes the inscriptions ‘DISCOVER AUSTRALIA’, ‘2012’, ‘GREEN & GOLD BELL FROG’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘9999 GOLD’.

2012 Discover Australia: Goanna – Gold Proof Coins

The design for the (1/2oz, 1/10oz and 1/25oz) gold proof coins consists of a representation of a goanna and a landscape, and include the inscriptions ‘DISCOVER AUSTRALIA’, ‘2012’, ‘GOANNA’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘9999 GOLD’.

2012 Discover Australia: Red Kangaroo – Gold Proof Coins

The design for the (1/2oz, 1/10oz and 1/25oz) gold proof coins consists of a representation of a kangaroo and a landscape with a leafless tree, and includes the inscriptions ‘DISCOVER AUSTRALIA’, ‘2012’, ‘RED KANGAROO’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘9999 GOLD’.

2012 Discover Australia: Kookaburra – Gold Proof Coins

The design for the (1/2oz, 1/10oz and 1/25oz) gold proof coins consists of a representation of a kookaburra perched on a tree branch which is partly submerged in water with a shoreline, and includes the inscriptions ‘DISCOVER AUSTRALIA’, ‘2012’, ‘KOOKABURRA’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘9999 GOLD’.

2012 Discover Australia: Whale Shark – Gold Proof Coins

The design for the (1/2oz, 1/10oz and 1/25oz) gold proof coins consists of a representation of a whale shark superimposed on water with light filtering through to the sandy ocean floor, and includes the inscriptions ‘DISCOVER AUSTRALIA’, ‘2012’, ‘WHALE SHARK’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘9999 GOLD’.

2012 Discover Australia: Green & Gold Bell Frog – Platinum Proof Coins

The design for the (1/2oz and 1/10oz) platinum proof coins consists of a representation of a frog superimposed on a coloured representation of grasses, and includes the inscriptions ‘DISCOVER AUSTRALIA’, ‘2012’, ‘GREEN & GOLD BELL FROG’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘9995 PLATINUM’.

2012 Discover Australia: Goanna – Platinum Proof Coins

The design for the (1/2oz and 1/10oz) platinum proof coins consists of a representation of a goanna superimposed on a coloured representation of a windswept sand, and includes the inscriptions ‘DISCOVER AUSTRALIA’, ‘2012’, ‘GOANNA’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘9995 PLATINUM’.


2012 Discover Australia: Red Kangaroo – Platinum Proof Coins

The design for the (1/2oz and 1/10oz) platinum proof coins consists of a representation of a kangaroo superimposed on a coloured representation of a landscape, and includes the inscriptions ‘DISCOVER AUSTRALIA’, ‘2012’, ‘RED KANGAROO’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘9995 PLATINUM’.

2012 Discover Australia: Kookaburra – Platinum Proof Coins

The design for the (1/2oz and 1/10oz) platinum proof coins consists of a representation of a kookaburra perched on a tree branch superimposed on a coloured representation of leaves, and includes the inscriptions ‘DISCOVER AUSTRALIA’, ‘2012’, ‘KOOKABURRA’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘9995 PLATINUM’.

2012 Discover Australia: Whale Shark – Platinum Proof Coins

The design for the (1/2oz and 1/10oz) platinum proof coin consists of a representation of a whale shark surrounded by fish superimposed on a coloured representation of water with light filtering through to the sandy ocean floor, and includes the inscriptions ‘DISCOVER AUSTRALIA’, ‘2012’, ‘WHALE SHARK’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘9995 PLATINUM’.

2012 Celebrate Australia: Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park – Base Metal Coin

The design for this base metal (aluminium bronze) coin depicts a representation of a goanna superimposed on a coloured representation of a desert landscape, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIA’, ‘$1’ and ‘ULURU-KATA TJUTA NATIONAL PARK’. 

2012 Celebrate Australia: Kakadu – Base Metal Coin

The design for this base metal (aluminium bronze) coin depicts a representation of two storks superimposed on a coloured representation of a landscape with gorges and lilies floating on water, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIA’, ‘$1’ and ‘KAKADU NATIONAL PARK’.   

2012 Celebrate Australia: Fraser Island – Base Metal Coin

The design for this base metal (aluminium bronze) coin depicts a representation of a dingo superimposed on a coloured representation of a landscape with a shoreline, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIA’, ‘$1’ and ‘FRASER ISLAND’. 

2012 Celebrate Australia: Lord Howe Island Group – Base Metal Coin

The design for this base metal (aluminium bronze) coin depicts a representation of two birds superimposed on a coloured representation of an island landscape, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIA’, ‘$1’ and ‘LORD HOWE ISLAND GROUP’. 

2012 Celebrate Australia: Willandra Lakes Region – Base Metal Coin

The design for this base metal (aluminium bronze) coin depicts a representation of a bird perched on a branch superimposed on a coloured representation of a desert landscape with rock formations and a tree, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIA’, ‘$1’ and ‘WILLANDRA LAKES REGION’. 


2012 Coin Show Special: Wet Tropics of Queensland – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin depicts a representation of a cassowary superimposed on a coloured representation of a rainforest landscape with a waterfall, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIA’, ‘$1’, ‘WET TROPICS OF QUEENSLAND’ and ‘1oz 999 SILVER’. 

2012 Coin Show Special: Gondwana Rainforests – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin depicts a representation of a lyrebird superimposed on a coloured representation of a rainforest landscape, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIA’, ‘$1’, ‘GONDWANA RAINFORESTS’ and ‘1oz 999 SILVER’. 

2012 Coin Show Special: Macquarie Island – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin depicts a representation of a seal superimposed on a coloured representation of rocks, splashing water and a body of water with a shoreline in the background, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIA’, ‘$1’, ‘MACQUARIE ISLAND’ and ‘1oz 999 SILVER’. 

2012 Coin Show Special: Australian Fossil Mammal Sites – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin depicts a representation of a marsupial lion superimposed on a coloured representation of a landscape and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIA’, ‘$1’, ‘AUSTRALIAN FOSSIL MAMMAL SITES’ and ‘1oz 999 SILVER’.  

2013 Coin Show Special: Purnululu National Park – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin depicts a representation of a wallaby superimposed on a coloured representation of a landscape with rock formations and shrubs, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIA’, ‘$1’, ‘PURNULULU NATIONAL PARK’ and ‘1oz 999 SILVER’.  

2013 Coin Show Special: Fraser Island – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin depicts a representation of a dingo superimposed on a coloured representation of a landscape with a shoreline, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIA’, ‘$1’, ‘FRASER ISLAND’ and ‘1oz 999 SILVER’.  

2013 Coin Show Special: Willandra Lakes Region – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin depicts a representation of a bird perched on a branch superimposed on a coloured representation of a desert landscape with rock formations and a tree, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIA’, ‘$1’, ‘WILLANDRA LAKES REGION’ and ‘1oz 999 SILVER’.  

2013 Coin Show Special: Lord Howe Island Group – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin depicts a representation of two birds superimposed on a coloured representation of an island landscape and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIA’, ‘$1’, ‘LORD HOWE ISLAND GROUP’ and ‘1oz 999 SILVER’.  

2013 Coin Show Special: Kakadu National Park – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin depicts a representation of two storks superimposed on a coloured representation of a landscape with gorges and lilies floating on water, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIA’, ‘$1’, ‘KAKADU NATIONAL PARK’ and ‘1oz 999 SILVER’.  

2014 Coin Show Special: Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin depicts a representation of a goanna superimposed on a coloured representation of a desert landscape, and includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIA’, ‘$1’, ‘ULURU-KATA TJUTA NATIONAL PARK’ and ‘1oz 999 SILVER’.  

2012 Australian Olympic Team: Faster – Base Metal Coin

The design for this base metal (aluminium bronze) coin consists of the official Australian Olympic Committee logo and a representation of an athlete running, with a background that is in part made up of a pattern of lines and in part unpatterned.  The coin includes the inscriptions
‘2012 AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC TEAM’ and ‘FASTER’.

2012 Australian Olympic Team: Stronger – Base Metal Coin

The design for this base metal (aluminium bronze) coin consists of the official Australian Olympic Committee logo and a representation of an athlete holding a bar with weight plates at either end above his head, with a background that is in part made up of a pattern of lines and in part unpatterned.  The coin includes the inscriptions ‘2012 AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC TEAM’ and ‘STRONGER’.

2012 Australian Olympic Team: Higher – Base Metal Coin

The design for this base metal (aluminium bronze) coin consists of the official Australian Olympic Committee logo and a representation of an athlete holding a pole across his torso, with his lower body extending above the pole and his upper body below, with a background that is in part made up of a pattern of lines and in part unpatterned.  The coin includes the inscriptions
‘2012 AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC TEAM’ and ‘HIGHER’.

2012 Australian Olympic Team: Victory – Base Metal Coin

The design for this base metal (aluminium bronze) coin consists of the official Australian Olympic Committee logo and a representation of a swimmer with his arms extending upwards and fists clenched, with a background that is in part made up of a pattern of lines and in part unpatterned. The coin includes the inscriptions ‘2012 AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC TEAM’ and ‘VICTORY’.

2012 Australian Olympic Team: Olympic Spirit – Base Metal Coin

The design for this base metal (aluminium bronze) coin consists of the official Australian Olympic Committee logo and the Boxing Kangaroo logo, with a background that is in part made up of a pattern of lines and in part unpatterned.  The coin includes the inscriptions ‘2012 AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC TEAM’, ‘OLYMPIC’ and ‘SPIRIT’.


2012 Australian Olympic Team – Silver Proof Coins

The design for the (1oz and 1/2oz) silver proof coins features a representation of an athlete hurdling, superimposed on a representation of a bridge and a body of water with a shoreline; a representation of the top of a building with a tower; a background that is in part made up of a pattern of curved lines and in part unpatterned; and the official Australian Olympic Committee logo.  The coin includes the inscriptions ‘2012 AUSTRALIAN’, ‘OLYMPIC TEAM’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘999 SILVER’.

The bridge, body of water, the top of a building with a tower and the official Australian Olympic Committee logo are in a colour finish.

2012 Australian Olympic Team – Gold Proof Coin

The design for the (2oz) gold proof coin consists of a representation of an athlete standing on the top tier of a podium holding the Australian National Flag above her head, superimposed on a background that is in part made up of a pattern of curved lines and in part unpatterned; and the official Australian Olympic Committee logo in a colour finish.  The coin includes the inscriptions ‘GOLD!’, ‘GOLD TO’, ‘AUSTRALIA’, ‘GOLD!’, ‘2012 AUSTRALIAN’, ‘OLYMPIC TEAM’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘9999 GOLD’.

2012 Australian Olympic Team – Gold Proof Coin

The design for the (10g) gold proof coin consists of a representation of an athlete standing on the top tier of a podium holding the Australian National Flag above her head, superimposed on a background that is in part made up of a pattern of curved lines and in part unpatterned; and the official Australian Olympic Committee logo in a colour finish.  The coin includes the inscriptions ‘GOLD!’, ‘GOLD TO’, ‘AUSTRALIA’, ‘GOLD!’, ‘2012 AUSTRALIAN’, ‘OLYMPIC TEAM’ along with the weight of the coin and ‘9999 GOLD’.

2012 Australian Battles: Kokoda – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin depicts a representation of a man wearing an army uniform with a rifle slung over his right shoulder, a coloured representation of the ribbon of the Pacific Star and a coloured representation of several men walking in singular file across a bridge over a body of water.  The coin includes the inscriptions ‘KOKODA’, ‘1942-1943’ and ‘1oz 999 SILVER’.  

2012 Australian Battles: Kapyong – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin depicts a representation of a man wearing an army uniform with a rifle slung over his left shoulder, a coloured representation of the ribbon of the Korea Medal and a coloured representation of several soldiers sitting on the ground.  The coin includes the inscriptions ‘KAPYONG’, ‘1951’ and ‘1oz 999 SILVER’.  

2012 Australian Battles: Long Tan – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin depicts a representation of a man wearing an army uniform and a backpack and holding a transmitter in one hand and a folded piece of paper in the other hand, a coloured representation of the ribbon of the Vietnam Medal and a coloured representation of several men walking though a forest.  The coin includes the inscriptions
‘LONG TAN’, ‘1966’ and ‘1oz 999 SILVER’.  

 

2012 Australian Sea Life II – The Reef – Surgeon Fish – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1/2oz) silver proof coin features a coloured representation of a surgeonfish, with a background which is in part made up of a pattern of lines and in part unpatterned.  The image includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIAN SEA LIFE II’, ‘THE REEF’ and ‘SURGONFISH’.  

2012 Australian Sea Life II – The Reef – Octopus – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1/2oz) silver proof coin features a coloured representation of an octopus, with a background which is in part made up of a pattern of lines and in part unpatterned.  The image includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIAN SEA LIFE II’, ‘THE REEF’ and ‘OCTOPUS’.  

2012 Australian Sea Life II – The Reef – Manta Ray – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1/2oz) silver proof coin features a coloured representation of a manta ray, with a background which is in part made up of a pattern of lines and in part unpatterned.  The image includes the inscriptions ‘AUSTRALIAN SEA LIFE II’, ‘THE REEF’ and ‘MANTA RAY’.  

2012 Australian Antarctic Territory – Emperor Penguin – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin consists of an outline representing a map of Antarctica, surrounding a representation of an ice-covered shoreline with a group of penguins near the water’s edge, separated by a body of water from another ice covered shoreline with two penguins near the water’s edge; and superimposed on the two shorelines and the body of water and the map outline — an adult penguin and a chick; outside the map outline — a background polar grid pattern with some segments shaded and some segments unshaded.  The coin includes the inscriptions ‘Australian Antarctic Territory’, ‘2012 - EMPEROR PENGUIN’ and ‘1 OZ 99.9 SILVER’.

The group of penguins, the body of water and the adult penguin and chick are in a colour finish.

2012 Dreaming – Gecko – Gold Bullion Coins

The design of the (10g and 2.5g) gold bullion coins consists of a representation of a gecko surrounded by a pattern of dots and irregular shapes.

2012 Dreaming – Gecko – Silver Bullion Coin

The design of this (1oz) silver bullion coin consists of a representation of a gecko surrounded by a pattern of dots and irregular shapes.

2011 Christmas Coin – Base Metal Coin

The design for this base metal (aluminium bronze) coin consists of a tree covered in ribbons, baubles and star on top, superimposed on holly and stars.  The coin includes the inscriptions ‘Wishing You A Very’, ‘Merry Christmas’ and ‘2011’.  The tree is covered in ribbons, baubles and a star on top is in a colour finish.

2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin depicts a coloured representation of Queen Elizabeth II, a representation of the design from her personal flag and a representation of her signature.  The coin includes the inscriptions ‘DIAMOND JUBILEE’, ‘1952 - 2012’ and ‘1oz 999 SILVER’.  

 

2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee – Gold Proof Coin

The design for this (2oz) gold proof coin consists of a representation of Queen Elizabeth II, superimposed on a pattern of lines surrounding a diamond that is inset.  The coin includes the inscriptions ‘QUEEN ELIZABETH II’, ‘DIAMOND JUBILEE’ and‘2oz 9999 GOLD’.

2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee – Gold Proof Coin

The design for this (1/4oz) gold proof coin consists of a representation of Queen Elizabeth II.  The coin includes the inscriptions ‘QUEEN ELIZABETH II’, ‘DIAMOND JUBILEE’, ‘1/4oz 9999 GOLD’.

2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin consists of a representation of Queen Elizabeth II; a representation of the design of her personal flag; and superimposed on the representation of Queen Elizabeth II — a representation of the royal crown which is above the royal shield.  The coin includes the following inscriptions ‘DIAMOND JUBILEE’, ‘HM QUEEN ELIZABETH II’, ‘1952’, ‘2012’ and ‘1oz 999 SILVER’.  The royal crown which is above the royal shield is in a gilded finish.

2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin consists of a representation of Queen Elizabeth II with trumpets in the background; a representation of the design of her personal flag; and superimposed on the representation of Queen Elizabeth II – the royal crown which is above the royal shield.  The coin includes the inscriptions ‘DIAMOND JUBILEE’, ‘HM QUEEN ELIZABETH II’,  ‘1952’, ‘2012’ and ‘1oz 999 SILVER’.  The royal crown which is above the royal shield is in a gilded finish.

2011 Silver Kangaroo – Bullion Coin

The design on the 2011 Silver Kangaroo (1oz) bullion coin depicts a representation of a kangaroo surrounded by sunrays. The coin includes the inscription ‘AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO’ and ‘2011 1oz 999 SILVER’.

2011 Wallabies Rugby Team – Silver Proof Coin

The design for this (1oz) silver proof coin depicts a representation of a man holding a rugby ball and the official Wallabies logo and includes the inscriptions ‘MEN OF’, ‘GOLD’, ‘2011’ and ‘1oz 999 SILVER’.  The Wallabies logo and the words ‘MEN OF GOLD 2011’ are in a colour finish.

 

Public Consultation

No public consultation was undertaken in relation to the currency determination as it has limited public interest and the designs of the coins are based on the commercial decisions by the Perth Mint.

The determination commences on the day after it is registered.