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This instrument is a determination regarding 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
Registered 30 Oct 2018
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled Senate12-Nov-2018
Tabled HR26-Nov-2018
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Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination (No. 7) 2018

I, Zed Seselja, Assistant Minister for Treasury and Finance, make the following determination.

Dated   25 October       2018

Zed Seselja

Assistant Minister for Treasury and Finance

 

  

  

  


Contents

1............ Name............................................................................................................................. 1

2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1

3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1

4............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1

5............ Specification of denominations and standard compositions........................................... 1

6............ Standard weight, design and dimensions of coins......................................................... 1

Schedule 1—Standard composition, standard weight, design and dimensions of coins of specified denominations                                                                             2

Part 1—Specifications of coins                                                                                                                 2

1............ Specifications................................................................................................................ 2

Part 2—Explanation of symbols                                                                                                              3

2............ Symbols used in Part 1.................................................................................................. 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                        

                                                                                                        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                      

                                                                                                      


1  Name

                   This is the Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination (No. 7) 2018.

2  Commencement

This instrument commences on the day after it is registered.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under paragraph 13(2)(b) and subsection 13A(1) of the Currency Act 1965.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Currency Act 1965.

5  Specification of denominations and standard compositions

             (1)  This section is made for the purposes of paragraph 13(2)(b) of the Act.

             (2)  The Act has effect, on and after the day on which this instrument commences, as if:

                     (a)  there were included in the Schedule to the Act the references to denominations of money specified in Part 1 of Schedule 1 to this instrument; and

                     (b)  there were specified in the Schedule to the Act opposite to each such denomination, as the standard composition of coins of that denomination, the standard composition specified for the denomination in Part 1 of Schedule 1 to this instrument.

             (3)  This section does not affect any other provision of a determination made for the purposes of paragraph 13(2)(b) of the Act.

6  Standard weight, design and dimensions of coins

             (1)  This section is made for the purposes of subsection 13A(1) of the Act.

             (2)  On and after the day on which this instrument commences, each item of the table in Part 1 of Schedule 1 to this instrument specifies the standard weight, the allowable variation from that standard weight, the design and the dimensions of the coin whose denomination and standard composition are specified in that item.

 (3)  Each item of the table in Part 2 of Schedule 1 to this instrument explains a symbol used to describe the design of coins specified in Part 1 of Schedule 1.

             (4)  This section does not affect any other provision of a determination made for the purposes of subsection 13A(1) of the Act.                  


Schedule 1Standard composition, standard weight, design and dimensions of coins of specified denominations

Note:       See sections 5 and 6.

Part 1Specifications of coins

  

1  Specifications

                   The item of the following table specifies the standard composition, the standard weight, the allowable variation from that standard weight, the design and the dimensions of a coin whose denomination and standard composition are specified in that item.

 

Specifications of coins

Item

Denomination

Standard composition

Standard weight and allowable variation (g)

Maximum diameter or other dimension (mm)

Maximum thickness (mm)

Shape

Edge

Obverse

Reverse

1

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.103 + 0.20

38.95

2.40

S1

E1

O1

R1

Part 2Explanation of symbols

  

2  Symbols used in Part 1

                   Each item of the following table contains an explanation of a symbol used in Part 1 of this Schedule to describe the shape, edge design, obverse design and reverse design of a coin.

 

Explanation of symbols used in Part 1

Item

Design feature

Symbol

Explanation

1

Shape

S1

Circular

2

Edge

E1

Continuously milled

3

Obverse

O1

A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:

(a) ‘ELIZABETH II’;

(b) ‘AUSTRALIA’;

(c) the inscription, in Arabic numerals, of a year;

(d) ‘. 100 DOLLARS .’;

(e) ‘IRB’.

4

Reverse

R1

A design consisting of:

(a)  a circular border enclosing a representation of a sunrise above a body of water; and

(b)  in the foreground, a representation of a bottlenose dolphin; and

(c)   the following:

              (i)     ‘BOTTLENOSE DOLPHIN’;

            (ii)     ‘1 oz .9999’;

           (iii)     ‘FINE GOLD’.