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Currency (Perth Mint) Determination 2013 (No. 4)

Authoritative Version
Determinations/Currency as made
This determination gives legal tender status for 23 numismatic coins for release between September 2013 and February 2015.
Administered by: Treasury
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 20
Made 13 Aug 2013
Registered 16 Aug 2013
Tabled HR 12 Nov 2013
Tabled Senate 12 Nov 2013

EXPLANATORY STATEMENT

Currency Act 1965

Currency (Perth Mint) Determination 2013 (No. 4)

Under subsection 13A(1) of the Currency Act 1965, the Parliamentary Secretary to the 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 Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer is a disallowable instrument for the purposes of section 42 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003.

2014 Australian Kangaroo - Silver Bullion Coin

A design, in a bullion finish, consisting of a pattern of shapes representing stylised sunrays surrounding a representation of a kangaroo, and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO”;

(b) “P”;

(c) “1oz 999 SILVER”; and

(d) “2014”

 

2014 Australian Kangaroo - Silver Bullion Coin

A design, in a bullion finish, consisting of a pattern of shapes representing stylised sunrays surrounding a representation of a kangaroo, and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO”;

(b) “P”;

(c) “10oz 999 SILVER”; and

(d) “2014”

 

2015 Australian Kangaroo - Silver Bullion Coin

A design, in a bullion finish, consisting of a pattern of shapes representing stylised sunrays surrounding a representation of a kangaroo, and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO”;

(b) “P”;

(c) “1oz 999 SILVER”; and

(d) “2015”

 

2015 Australian Kangaroo - Silver Bullion Coin

A design, in a bullion finish, consisting of a pattern of shapes representing stylised sunrays surrounding a representation of a kangaroo, and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO”;

(b) “P”;

(c) “10oz 999 SILVER”; and

(d) “2015”

2014 Australian Kangaroo - Gold Bullion Coin

A design, in a bullion finish, consisting of a pattern of shapes representing stylised sunrays surrounding a representation of a kangaroo, and enclosing the following:

(a) “P25”;

(b) “RED KANGAROO”;

that is in turn enclosed within a ring of dots, containing the following:

(c) AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO”;

(d) “1oz. 9999 GOLD”; and

(e) “1989 ‑ 2014”

 

2014 Australian Kangaroo - Gold Bullion Coin

A design, in a bullion finish, consisting of a pattern of shapes representing stylised sunrays surrounding a representation of a kangaroo, and enclosing the following:

(a) “P25”;

(b) “RED KANGAROO”;

that is in turn enclosed within a ring of dots, containing the following:

(c) AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO”;

(d) “1/4oz. 9999 GOLD”; and

(e) “1989 ‑ 2014”

 

2014 Australian Kangaroo - Gold Bullion Coin

A design, in a bullion finish, consisting of a pattern of shapes representing stylised sunrays surrounding a representation of a kangaroo, and enclosing the following:

(a) “P25”;

(b) “RED KANGAROO”;

that is in turn enclosed within a ring of dots, containing the following:

(c) AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO”;

(d) “1/10oz. 9999 GOLD”; and

(e) “1989 ‑ 2014”

 

2014 Australian Kangaroo - Gold Proof Coin

A design, in a proof finish, consisting of a pattern of shapes representing stylised sunrays surrounding a representation of a kangaroo, and the following:

(a) “P25”;

(b) “RED KANGAROO”;

that is in turn enclosed within a ring of dots, containing the following:

(c) “AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO”;

(d) “1oz. 9999 GOLD”; and

(e) “1989 ‑ 2014”

 

 


 

2014 Australian Kangaroo - Gold Proof Coin

A design, in a proof finish, consisting of a pattern of shapes representing stylised sunrays surrounding a representation of a kangaroo, and the following:

(a) “P25”;

(b) “RED KANGAROO”;

that is in turn enclosed within a ring of dots, containing the following:

(c) “AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO”;

(d) “1/2oz. 9999 GOLD”; and

(e) “1989 ‑ 2014”

 

2014 Australian Kangaroo - Gold Proof Coin

A design, in a proof finish, consisting of a pattern of shapes representing stylised sunrays surrounding a representation of a kangaroo, and the following:

(a) “P25”;

(b) “RED KANGAROO”;

that is in turn enclosed within a ring of dots, containing the following:

(c) “AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO”;

(d) “1/4oz. 9999 GOLD”; and

(e) “1989 ‑ 2014”

 

2014 Australian Kangaroo - Gold Proof Coin

A design, in a proof finish, consisting of a pattern of shapes representing stylised sunrays surrounding a representation of a kangaroo, and the following:

(a) “P25”;

(b) “RED KANGAROO”;

that is in turn enclosed within a ring of dots, containing the following:

(c) “AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO”;

(d) “1/10oz. 9999 GOLD”; and

(e) “1989 ‑ 2014”

 

2014 Australian Kangaroo - Gold Proof Coin

A design, in a proof finish, consisting of a pattern of shapes representing stylised sunrays surrounding a representation of a kangaroo, and the following:

(a) “P25”;

(b) “RED KANGAROO”;

that is in turn enclosed within a ring of dots, containing the following:

(c) “AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO”;

(d) “1/20oz. 9999 GOLD”; and

(e) “1989 ‑ 2014”

 

 

 

 

 


 

The Land Down Under - Gold Proof Coin Australia’s Gold Rush

A design, in a proof finish, consisting of a representation of 2 men standing in a body of water, in which one man holds a pan in one hand and a rock in the other, the other man holds a pick, and the body of water is surrounded by rocks and grass, and the following:

(a) “THE LAND DOWN UNDER”;

(b) “1/4oz. 9999 GOLD”;

(c) “P”; and

(d) “WR” the initials of the designer Wade Robinson.

 

The Land Down Under - Silver Proof Coin Australia’s Gold Rush

A design, in a proof finish, consisting of a representation of a man squatting and holding a pan with a coloured rock in the centre, superimposed on an outline of a stylised map of Australia that encloses a coloured landscape consisting of a body of water, trees, rocks and grass, and the following:

(a) “THE LAND DOWN UNDER”;

(b) “1oz 999 SILVER”;

(c) “P”; and

(d) “WR” the initials of the designer Wade Robinson.

 

Young Collectors - Superpowers: Invisibility - Aluminium Bronze Coin

A design consisting of

(a) a coloured representation of a woman, kneeling on the ledge of a building and wearing a cloak that partially obscures her; and

(b) a stylised representation of cars and people; and

(c) a panel of dots bordered by trapezoid and semicircular shapes that enclose the word “INVISIBILITY”; and

(d) the following:

(i) “P”; and

        (ii) “TV” the initials of the designer Tom Vaughan.

 

Young Collectors - Superpowers: Super Senses - Aluminium Bronze Coin

A design consisting of:

(a) a coloured representation of a man crouching with his arms raised, one hand pointing into the distance, superimposed on a stylised landscape surrounded by buildings; and

(b) a stylised representation of a helicopter in flight; and

(c) a panel of dots bordered by trapezoid and semicircular shapes that enclose the word “SUPERSENSES”; and

(d) the following:

(i) “P”; and

        (ii) “TV” the initials of the designer Tom Vaughan.

 


 

Newborn Baby - Silver Proof Coin

A design, in a proof finish, consisting of:

(a) a coloured and stylised representation of a kookaburra, holding in its beak the ends of a cloth sling that contains a human baby; and

(b) a representation of leaves and flowers; and

(c) the following:

(i) “CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR BABY”;

(ii) “AH” the initials of the designer Aleysha Howarth; and

         (iii) “P”

 

Australian Red Cross – Silver Proof Coin

A design, in a proof finish, of the official emblem for the 100th anniversary of the Australian Red Cross consisting of:

(a) a representation of the emblem of the Australian Red Cross appearing in the centre of the image, made up of 2 circles and the words “AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS” printed in achromatic black, with the first circle enclosing a cross printed in the colour red; and

(b) the words “100 YEARS PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE” and “the power of humanity”, printed in achromatic black and the colour red, on either side of the emblem of the Australian Red Cross;

that is in turn bordered by:

(c) a representation, printed in achromatic black and white, of 5 adults at the top and 2 children at the bottom on either side of a woman wearing a nurse’s uniform; and

(d) “P”

 

Australian Red Cross – Aluminium Bronze Coin

A design of the official emblem for the 100th anniversary of the Australian Red Cross consisting of:

(a) a representation of the emblem of the Australian Red Cross appearing in the centre of the image, made up of 2 circles and the words “AUSTRALIAN RED CROSS” printed in achromatic black, with the first circle enclosing a cross printed in the colour red; and

(b) the words “100 YEARS PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE” and “the power of humanity”, printed in achromatic black and the colour red, on either side of the Australian Red Cross emblem;

that is in turn surrounded by:

(c) the following words:

(i)   “UNIVERSALITY”;

(ii)  “INDEPENDENCE”;

(iii) “VOLUNTARY SERVICE”;

(iv)  “NEUTRALITY”;

(v)   “IMPARTIALITY”;

(vi)  “HUMANITY”;

(vii)  “UNITY”;

         (viii) “P”

                                                                                              


 

Wedge Tailed Eagle - Gold Proof High Relief Coin

A design, in a proof finish, consisting of a representation of a wedge‑tailed eagle landing on a tree stump superimposed on a circle and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN WEDGE‑TAILED EAGLE”;

(b) “1oz 9999 GOLD”;

(c) “P”;

(d) “2014”; and

(e) “JM” the initials of the designer John Mercanti.

 

Wedge Tailed Eagle - Silver Proof High Relief Coin

A design, in a proof finish, consisting of a representation of a wedge‑tailed eagle landing on a tree stump, superimposed on a circle, and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN WEDGE‑TAILED EAGLE”;

(b) “5oz 999 SILVER”;

(c) “P”;

(d) “2014”; and

(e) “JM” and the initials of the designer John Mercanti.

 

Wedge Tailed Eagle - Silver Proof High Relief Coin

A design, in a proof finish, consisting of a representation of a wedge‑tailed eagle landing on a tree stump, superimposed on a circle, and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN WEDGE‑TAILED EAGLE”;

(b) “1oz 999 SILVER”;

(c) “P”;

(d) “2014”; and

(e) “JM” and the initials of the designer John Mercanti.

 

Wedge Tailed Eagle - Silver Proof Coin

A design, in a proof finish, consisting of a representation of a wedge‑tailed eagle landing on a tree stump, superimposed on a circle, and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN WEDGE‑TAILED EAGLE”;

(b) “1oz 999 SILVER”;

(c) “P”;

(d) “2014”; and

(e) “JM” and the initials of the designer John Mercanti.

 


 

PUBLIC CONSULTATION

GoldCorp Australia has undertaken consultation among its network of Australian and international wholesale distributors. Authorised Australian distributors of Perth Mint products are consulted regularly during business meetings and participation at the Australian Numismatic Dealers’ Association Coin, Banknote and Stamp shows and Licensed Post Office Conferences held throughout Australia.  Likewise, international distributors are consulted during a schedule of individual meetings hosted during the World Money Fair held in Berlin and the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money. 

 

In some instances when a major program is in concept stage Perth Mint would conduct market research through focus groups to assist us in preparing designs.

 

Limited consultation is conducted with external parties due to the confidentiality of coin themes and artwork, due to the risk of competitors viewing Perth Mint innovations and potentially releasing similar coins into the market prior to release.

Members of the public have the opportunity to contact Perth Mint to present any themes they would like to see commemorated on Australian legal tender.  These concepts are then researched and presented to GoldCorp Australia’s sales and marketing department for consideration and feedback.

 

 

 


 

STATEMENT OF COMPATIBILITY WITH HUMAN RIGHTS

 

Prepared in accordance with Part 3 of the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011

 

Currency (Perth Mint) Determination 2013 (No. 4)

 

This Legislative Instrument is compatible with the human rights and freedoms recognised or declared in the international instruments listed in section 3 of the Human Rights (Parliamentary Scrutiny) Act 2011.

 

Overview of the Legislative Instrument

 

The purpose of this Legislative Instrument is to determine the weight, dimension and composition of 23 new numismatic coins to be released by the Perth Mint. 

 

Human rights implications

 

This Legislative Instrument does not engage any of the applicable rights or freedoms.

 

Conclusion

 

This Legislative Instrument is compatible with human rights as it does not raise any human rights issues.