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This instrument determines the specification of coins proposed to be issued by the Royal Australian Mint.
Administered by: Treasury
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 20
Made 24 Jul 2017
Registered 26 Jul 2017
Tabled HR 08 Aug 2017
Tabled Senate 08 Aug 2017

Explanatory Statement

 

Currency Act 1965

 

Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination (No. 4) 2017

 

Under paragraph 13(2)(b) and subsection 13A(1) of the Currency Act 1965, the Minister for Small Business has made a determination regarding the specification of coins proposed to be issued by the Royal Australian Mint.

Paragraph 13(2)(b) and subsection 13A(1) of the Currency Act 1965 require that the determination provides details of the coins’ denomination and characteristics, including standard composition, standard weight, allowable variation from standard weight, design and dimensions. Each item in the table below explains a corresponding item in Part 1 of Schedule 1 to this determination.

Item 1

$100 Gold Coin – Northern Sky

 

Reverse

The design is divided into 24 equal segments by lines radiating from a central circle. The outer edge of the coin contains the inscriptions ‘0h’, ‘1h’, ‘2h’, ‘3h’, ‘4h’, ‘5h’, ‘6h’, ‘7h’, ‘8h’, ‘9h’, ‘10h’, ‘11h’, ‘12h’, ‘13h’, ‘14h’, ‘15h’, ‘16h’, 17h’, ‘18h’, ‘19h’, ‘20h’, ‘21h’, ‘22h’ and ‘23h’. The design includes dots and lines intersecting dots, fish tied together by a ribbon, a female with a band and chain on each wrist, a ram, the head of a sea monster, a giraffe, a male with a helmet and sword holding the head of Medusa, a part of a bull and a partially obscured male holding a club and shield. The design also includes 2 people holding an arrow, a lyre and a club. The design includes a cat, a bear, a crab, a lion, a partially obscured female with wings and a bearded male holding a spear, a sickle and 2 dogs by their lead. The design includes a male holding a club and a branch with leaves and apples, a dragon, a lyre, a swan, an eagle, a dolphin, a crowned male holding a sceptre and a cloak, a lizard and a part of Pegasus. The design also includes the inscriptions ‘ANDROMEDA’, ‘CASSIOPEIA’, ‘PISCES’, ‘TRIANGULUM’, ‘ARIES’, ‘CETUS’, ‘CAMELOPARDALIS’, ‘TAURUS’, ‘PERSEUS’, ‘ORION’, ‘AURIGA’, ‘CANIS MINOR’, ‘GEMINI’, ‘LYNX’, ‘URSA MAJOR’, ‘HYDRA’, ‘CANCER’, ‘LEO’, ‘LEO MINOR’, ‘COMA BERENICES’, ‘CANES VENATICI’, ‘VIRGO’, ‘BOOTES’, ‘SERPENS‘, ‘CORONA BOREALIS’, ‘URSA MINOR’, ‘DRACO’, OPHIUCHUS’, ‘HERCULES’, ‘LYRA’, ‘AQUILA’, ‘SAGITTA’, ‘DELPHINUS’, ‘EQUULEUS’, ‘CYGNUS’, ‘CEPHEUS’, ‘PEGASUS’, ‘LACERTA’, ‘Northern Sky’ and ‘1oz .9999 Au’.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’ and ‘AUSTRALIA’, 2 dots and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’ and ‘100 DOLLARS’.

Item 2

50c Copper and Nickel Coin – Ford Australian Classics – Model T

 

Reverse

In the upper sector there is an irregular shape containing a stylised representation of 15 rivets and an irregular shape containing a representation of a sheet of metal. In the lower sector, and partially obscured by a trapezoidal shape, there is an irregular shape containing a stylised representation of 2 rivets. In the background there is an irregular shape containing a coloured panel wherein the panel in turn contains a light-blue and a dark-blue zigzag pattern. In the foreground, and partially obscuring the irregular shape containing the coloured panel is a coloured representation of a blue and black Model T Ford car. The design includes the inscriptions ‘FORD AUSTRALIAN CLASSICS’, ‘50’, ‘4 CYLINDER’, ‘MODEL T’ and ‘1925-1928’.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’, ‘AUSTRALIA’ and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’.

Item 3

50c Copper and Nickel Coin – Ford Australian Classics – Model 40 Utility

 

Reverse

In the upper sector there is an irregular shape containing a stylised representation of 15 rivets and an irregular shape containing a representation of a sheet of metal. In the lower sector, and partially obscured by a trapezoidal shape, there is an irregular shape containing a stylised representation of 2 rivets. In the background there is an irregular shape containing a coloured panel, wherein the panel in turn contains a light-taupe and a dark-taupe zigzag pattern. In the foreground, and partially obscuring the irregular shape containing the coloured panel, there is a coloured representation of a cream Model 40 utility Ford car. The design includes the inscriptions ‘FORD AUSTRALIAN CLASSICS’, ‘50’, ‘8 CYLINDER’, ‘MODEL 40 UTILITY’ and ‘1934’.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’, ‘AUSTRALIA’ and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’.

Item 4

50c Copper and Nickel Coin – Ford Australian Classics – Mainline Utility

 

Reverse

In the upper sector there is an irregular shape containing a stylised representation of 15 rivets and an irregular shape containing a representation of a sheet of metal. In the lower sector, and partially obscured by a trapezoidal shape there is an irregular shape containing a stylised representation of 2 rivets. In in the background there is an irregular shape containing a coloured panel, wherein the panel in turn contains a light-red and a dark-red zigzag pattern. In the foreground, and partially obscuring the irregular shape containing the coloured panel, there is a coloured representation of a red Ford Mainline utility car. The design includes the inscriptions ‘FORD AUSTRALIAN CLASSICS’, ‘50’, ‘8 CYLINDER’, ‘MAINLINE UTILITY’ and ‘1952-1959’.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’, ‘AUSTRALIA’ and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’.

Item 5

50c Copper and Nickel Coin – Ford Australian Classics – XK Falcon

 

Reverse

In the upper sector there is an irregular shape containing a stylised representation of 15 rivets and an irregular shape containing a representation of a sheet of metal. In the lower sector, and partially obscured by a trapezoidal shape there is an irregular shape containing a stylised representation of 2 rivets. In the background there is an irregular shape containing a coloured panel, wherein the panel in turn contains a light-blue and a dark-blue zigzag pattern. In the foreground, and partially obscuring the irregular shape containing the coloured panel, there is a coloured representation of a grey Ford XK Falcon car. The design includes the inscriptions ‘FORD AUSTRALIAN CLASSICS’, ‘50’, ‘8 CYLINDER’, ‘XK FALCON’ and ‘1960-1962’.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’, ‘AUSTRALIA’ and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’.

Item 6

50c Copper and Nickel Coin – Ford Australian Classics – Cortina MK1

 

Reverse

In the upper sector there is an irregular shape containing a stylised representation of 15 rivets and an irregular shape containing a representation of a sheet of metal. In the lower sector, and partially obscured by a trapezoidal shape, there is an irregular shape containing a stylised representation of 2 rivets. In the background there is an irregular shape containing a coloured panel, wherein the panel in turn contains a light-green and a dark-green zigzag pattern. In the foreground, and partially obscuring the irregular shape containing the coloured panel, there is a coloured representation of a white Ford Cortina MK1 car. The design includes the inscriptions ‘FORD AUSTRALIAN CLASSICS’, ‘50’, ‘4 CYLINDER’, ‘CORTINA MK1’ and ‘1962-1967’.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’, ‘AUSTRALIA’ and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’.

Item 7

50c Copper and Nickel Coin – Ford Australian Classics – XR Falcon GT

 

Reverse

In the upper sector there is an irregular shape containing a stylised representation of 15 rivets and an irregular shape containing a representation of a sheet of metal. In the lower sector, and partially obscured by a trapezoidal shape, there is an irregular shape containing a stylised representation of 2 rivets. In the background, there is an irregular shape containing a coloured panel, wherein the panel in turn contains a light-tan and a dark-tan zigzag pattern. In the foreground, and partially obscuring the irregular shape containing the coloured panel, there is a coloured representation of a tan Ford XR Falcon GT car. The design includes the inscriptions ‘FORD AUSTRALIAN CLASSICS’, ‘50’, ‘8 CYLINDER’, ‘XR FALCON GT’ and ‘1967’.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’, ‘AUSTRALIA’ and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’.

Item 8

50c Copper and Nickel Coin – Ford Australian Classics – XY Falcon GT-HO

 

Reverse

In the upper sector there is an irregular shape containing a stylised representation of 15 rivets and an irregular shape containing a representation of a sheet of metal. In the lower sector, and partially obscured by a trapezoidal shape, there is an irregular shape containing a stylised representation of 2 rivets. In the background there is an irregular shape containing a coloured panel, wherein the panel in turn contains a light-red and a dark-red zigzag pattern. In the foreground, and partially obscuring the irregular shape containing the coloured panel, there is a coloured representation of a red Ford XY Falcon GT-HO car with black stripes. The design includes the inscriptions ‘FORD AUSTRALIAN CLASSICS’, ‘50’, ‘8 CYLINDER’, ‘XY FALCON GT-HO’ and ‘1971’.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’, ‘AUSTRALIA’ and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’.

Item 9

50c Copper and Nickel Coin – Ford Australian Classics – XA Falcon

 

Reverse

in the upper sector there is an irregular shape containing a stylised representation of 15 rivets and an irregular shape containing a representation of a sheet of metal. In the lower sector, and partially obscured by a trapezoidal shape, there is an irregular shape containing a stylised representation of 2 rivets. In the background there is an irregular shape containing a coloured panel, wherein the panel in turn contains a light-green and a dark-green zigzag pattern. In the foreground, and partially obscuring the irregular shape containing the coloured panel, there is a coloured representation of a light-green Ford XA Falcon car with dark-green stripes. The design includes the inscriptions ‘FORD AUSTRALIAN CLASSICS’, ‘50’, ‘8 CYLINDER’, ‘XA FALCON’ and ‘1972-1973’.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’, ‘AUSTRALIA’ and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’.

Item 10

50c Copper and Nickel Coin – Ford Australian Classics – ZH Fairline

 

Reverse

In the upper sector there is an irregular shape containing a stylised representation of 15 rivets and an irregular shape containing a representation of a sheet of metal. In the lower sector, and partially obscured by a trapezoidal shape, there is an irregular shape containing a stylised representation of 2 rivets. In the background there is an irregular shape containing a coloured panel, wherein the panel in turn contains a light-blue and a dark-blue zigzag pattern. In the foreground, and partially obscuring the irregular shape containing the coloured panel, there is a coloured representation of a blue Ford ZH Fairlane car. The design includes the inscriptions ‘FORD AUSTRALIAN CLASSICS’, ‘50’, ‘8 CYLINDER’, ‘ZH FAIRLANE’ and ‘1976-1979’.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’, ‘AUSTRALIA’ and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’.

Item 11

50c Copper and Nickel Coin – Ford Australian Classics – XC Falcon Cobra

 

Reverse

In the upper sector there is an irregular shape containing a stylised representation of 15 rivets and an irregular shape containing a representation of a sheet of metal. In the lower sector, and partially obscured by a trapezoidal shape, there is an irregular shape containing a stylised representation of 2 rivets. In the background, there is an irregular shape containing a coloured panel, wherein the panel in turn contains a light-blue and a dark-blue  zigzag pattern. In the foreground, and partially obscuring the irregular shape containing the coloured panel, there is a coloured representation of a white Ford XC Falcon Cobra car with blue stripes. The design includes the inscriptions ‘FORD AUSTRALIAN CLASSICS’, ‘50’, ‘8 CYLINDER’, ‘XC FALCON COBRA’ and ‘1978’.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’, ‘AUSTRALIA’ and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’.

Item 12

50c Copper and Nickel Coin – Ford Australian Classics – XE Falcon ESP

 

Reverse

In the upper sector, an irregular shape containing a stylised representation of 15 rivets and an irregular shape containing a representation of a sheet of metal. In the lower sector, and partially obscured by a trapezoidal shape, there is an irregular shape containing a stylised representation of 2 rivets. In the background there is an irregular shape containing a coloured panel, wherein the panel in turn contains a light-tan and a dark-tan zigzag pattern. In the foreground, and partially obscuring the irregular shape containing the coloured panel, there is a coloured representation of a red and black Ford XE Falcon ESP car. The design includes the inscriptions ‘FORD AUSTRALIAN CLASSICS’, ‘50’, ‘8 CYLINDER’, ‘XE FALCON ESP’ and ‘1981-1985’.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’, ‘AUSTRALIA’ and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’.

Item 13

50c Copper and Nickel Coin – Ford Australian Classics – The Manufacturing Era

 

Reverse

The design includes circle enclosing a representation of a Model T Ford car positioned in front of a building with 3 flags on its roof. Below that circle, is a by a stylised representation of a winged pyramid enclosing the word ‘Ford’. The design also includes the inscriptions ‘50’, ‘FORD AUSTRALIA – THE MANUFACTURING ERA’, ‘1925’ and ‘2016’.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’, ‘AUSTRALIA’ and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’.

Item 14

50c Copper and Nickel Coin – 3801 A Legend is Steam

 

Reverse

A representation of a 38-class locomotive bearing the number ‘38’ and ‘01’, a coal cart and a passenger carriage on railway tracks. Positioned below the railway tracks there are a series of green and yellow curved stripes. The design includes a circle which is partially obscured by that locomotive and by a representation of steam emitting from that locomotive. The design also includes the inscriptions ‘3801’, ‘STEAM LOCOMOTIVE’ and ‘1943 – 2018’ and a stylised representation of the initials of the designer Adam Ball ‘AB’.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’, ‘AUSTRALIA’ and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’.

Item 15

$2 Copper, Aluminium and Nickel Coloured Coin – Remembrance Day - Rosemary

 

Reverse

In the centre there is a representation of a rosemary flower enclosed by 4 concentric circles. Superimposed on the concentric circles there is a coloured representation of a rosemary wreath including 6 rosemary flowers. Surrounding the concentric circles is a rosemary wreath intertwined with a ribbon and the word ‘Remembrance’. The design includes a circular border, the inscription ‘TWO DOLLARS’ and the initials of the designer Aleksandra Stokic ‘AS’.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’, ‘AUSTRALIA’ and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’.

Item 16

$2 Copper, Aluminium and Nickel Coloured Coin – Remembrance Day – Rosemary ‘C’ Mintmark

 

Reverse

In the centre there is a representation of a rosemary flower enclosed by 4 concentric circles. Superimposed on the concentric circles there is a coloured representation of a rosemary wreath including 6 rosemary flowers. Surrounding the concentric circles is a rosemary wreath intertwined with a ribbon and the word ‘Remembrance’. The design includes a circular border and the initials of the designer Aleksandra Stokic ‘AS’. The design also includes the inscriptions ‘TWO DOLLARS’ and ‘C’, denoting the Royal Australian Mint in Canberra.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’, ‘AUSTRALIA’ and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’.

Item 17

$1 Copper, Aluminium and Nickel Coin – Armistice Centenary

 

Reverse

The design includes a horizontal line and a central circle. Positioned above that horizontal line, and partially obscuring that circle, is a representation of 3 poppy flowers. Below that horizontal line, and positioned inside that circle, is an ornamental pattern containing a series of metal cartridges pointing down and presented in 2 row and a series of metal cartridges pointing up and presented in a row. The design also includes a circular border, the inscriptions ‘ARMISTICE CENTENARY’, ‘1918 - 2018’and ‘ONE DOLLAR’ and the initials of the designer Aleksandra Stokic ‘AS’.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’, ‘AUSTRALIA’ and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’.

Item 18 and

Item 19

50c Copper and Nickel Coin – 70th Anniversary of the Royal Wedding

50c Silver Coin – 70th Anniversary of the Royal Wedding

 

 

Reverse

A representation of St Edward’s Crown positioned above the letters “EP”. The design includes a representation of the coronet of the Prince of Wales positioned on a wreath of myrtle leaves and flowers. Below that coronet of the Prince of Wales is a representation of the coronet of the Duke of Cambridge positioned on a wreath of myrtle leaves and flowers. Below that coronet of the Duke of Cambridge is a representation of the shield of Prince George of Cambridge positioned on a wreath wattle and myrtle leaves and flowers. The design includes the inscriptions ‘70th ANNIVERSARY OF’, ‘THE ROYAL WEDDING’, ‘FIFTY CENTS’ and the initials of the designer Aleksandra Stokic ‘AS’.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’, ‘AUSTRALIA’ and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’.

Item 20

$50 Gold Coin – Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Reconciliation

 

Reverse

In the centre there is a stylised representation of a flower enclosed by 3 concentric circles. The design includes a circular ornamental pattern comprising chevrons and rows of dots and another circular ornamental pattern comprising chevrons and straight lines. The design includes a further circular ornamental pattern comprising chevrons, wavy lines and rows of dots. The design also includes 3 concentric circles enclosing a series of chevrons arranged in a circular pattern and bisected by a circle. The outer edge of the design features a circular border containing the inscriptions ‘VISION . UNITY . ENERGY . LEGACY’, ‘XXI COMMONWEALTH GAMES .’, ‘GOLD COAST 2018’ and ‘1/2oz .9999 Au’.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’ and ‘AUSTRALIA’, 2 dots and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’ and ‘50 DOLLARS’.

Item 21

$1 Silver Coin – Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games - Reconciliation

 

Reverse

In the centre there is a stylised representation of a flower enclosed by 3 concentric circles. The design includes a circular ornamental pattern comprising chevrons and rows of dots and another circular ornamental pattern comprising chevrons and straight lines. The design includes a further circular ornamental pattern comprising chevrons, wavy lines and rows of dots. The design also includes 3 concentric circles enclosing a series of chevrons arranged in a circular pattern and bisected by a circle. The outer edge of the design features a circular border containing the inscriptions ‘VISION . UNITY . ENERGY . LEGACY’, ‘XXI COMMONWEALTH GAMES .’, ‘GOLD COAST 2018’ and ‘1oz .999 Ag’.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’ and ‘AUSTRALIA’, 2 dots and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’ and ‘1 DOLLAR’.

Item 22

$5 Silver Coin – Battle of Beersheba: Change of the Light Horseman

 

Reverse

A representation of 3 soldiers in uniform on horseback with their military equipment, wherein each soldier is holding a bayonet. The design includes a representation of the ground. In the background, positioned above a horizontal line, there is a representation of a mosque. The design also includes the inscriptions ‘BATTLE OF BEERSHEBA’, ‘1917’, ‘5 DOLLARS’ and ‘1oz .999Ag’ as well as a stylised representation of the initials of the designer Edward James Llewellen ‘EJ..L’.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’, ‘AUSTRALIA’ and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’.

Item 23

$1 Copper, Aluminium and Nickel Coin – Battle of Beersheba: Change of the Light Horseman

 

Reverse

A representation of 3 soldiers in uniform on horseback with their military equipment, wherein each soldier is holding a bayonet. The design includes a representation of the ground. In the background, positioned above a horizontal line, there is a representation of a mosque. The design also includes the inscriptions ‘BATTLE OF BEERSHEBA’, ‘1917’and ‘5 DOLLARS’ as well as a stylised representation of the initials of the designer Edward James Llewellen ‘EJ..L’.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’, ‘AUSTRALIA’ and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’.

Item 24

$1 Silver Coin – Seasons Change: Summer – “25” Privy Mark

 

Reverse

In the background there is a representation of the setting in a flat landscape. The design includes a representation of a gum tree framing the right and top areas of the coin. Positioned under that gum tree is a representation of a kangaroo lying on the ground and facing left and a representation of a kangaroo standing. The design includes the inscriptions ‘ONE DOLLAR’ and ‘1oz .999 Ag’ and the number ‘25’ enclosed by a square. The design also includes the initials of the designer Stevan Michael Stojanovic ‘SMS’.

 

Obverse

Consistent with all Australian legal tender coinage, an effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II will appear on the obverse side of the coin together with the inscriptions ‘ELIZABETH II’, ‘AUSTRALIA’ and the inscription, in numerals, of a year. The obverse design includes the initials of the designer Ian Rank-Broadley ‘IRB’.

 

Consultation

No public consultation was undertaken in relation to the currency determination. The effect of this instrument is to determine the denomination, weight, design and dimension of coins to enable the Royal Australian Mint to continue its production of circulating and numismatic coins. The Mint receives public submissions on coin designs and determines appropriate designs in accordance with its Coin Design Policy. The Mint used market based tools to identify interested parties and gauge interest in coin themes.

 

Commencement

The determination commences on the day after it is registered.

 

Statement of Compatibility with Human Rights

This 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. The purpose of the Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination (No. 4) 2017 is to determine the denomination, weight, design and dimension of circulating and numismatic coins. This instrument does not engage any of the applicable rights or freedoms. This instrument is compatible with human rights as it does not raise any human rights issues. This determination has been made by the Minister for Small Business, in accordance with paragraph 13(2)(b) and subsection 13A(1) of the Currency Act 1965.