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This instrument determines the characteristics of 16 new numismatic coins proposed to be issued by The Perth Mint.
Administered by: Treasury
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 20
Registered 02 Apr 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR03-Apr-2019
Tabled Senate02-Jul-2019
Date of repeal 12 Oct 2019
Repealed by Currency Amendment (Consequential Amendments) Determination 2019

 

Currency (Perth Mint) Determination (No. 3) 2019

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

Dated 1 April 2019

 

Zed Seselja

Assistant Minister for Treasury and Finance
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer

 

  

  

  


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                      1

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

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

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

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

Part 2—Specifications for coins                                                                                   2

5  Specification of denomination and standard compositions....................................................... 2

6  Standard weight, design and dimensions of coins.................................................................... 2

Schedule 1—Standard composition, standard weight, design and dimensions of coins of specified denominations                                              3

Part 1—Specifications of coins                                                                                     3

1  Specifications........................................................................................................................... 3

Part 2—Explanation of symbols                                                                                  5

2  Symbols used in Part 1............................................................................................................. 5

 


Part 1Preliminary

  

1  Name

                   This instrument is the Currency (Perth Mint) Determination (No. 3) 2019.

2  Commencement

             (1)  Each provision of this instrument specified in column 1 of the table commences, or is taken to have commenced, in accordance with column 2 of the table. Any other statement in column 2 has effect according to its terms.

 

Commencement information

Column 1

Column 2

Column 3

Provisions

Commencement

Date/Details

1.  The whole of this instrument

The day after this instrument is registered.

 

Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made. It will not be amended to deal with any later amendments of this instrument.

             (2)  Any information in column 3 of the table is not part of this instrument. Information may be inserted in this column, or information in it may be edited, in any published version of this instrument.

3  Authority

                   This instrument is made under the Currency Act 1965.

4  Definitions

                   In this instrument:

Act means the Currency Act 1965.

Part 2Specifications for coins

  

5  Specification of denomination 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

                   Each 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

$1

Copper and zinc

13.500 ± 1.000

30.60

3.00

S1

E1

O18

R55

2

$3,000

At least 99.99% gold

1000.200 ± 0.100

75.60

16.17

S1

E1

O19

R56

3

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.157 ± 0.050

32.60

2.80

S1

E1

O1

R57

4

$50

At least 99.99% gold

15.603 ± 0.050

25.60

2.19

S1

E1

O1

R58

5

$25

At least 99.99% gold

7.807 ± 0.030

20.60

2.00

S1

E1

O1

R58

6

$15

At least 99.99% gold

 3.131 ± 0.020

16.60

1.40

S1

E1

O1

R58

7

$100

At least 99.95% platinum

31.169 ± 0.050

32.60

2.45

S1

E1

O1

R59

8

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.60

3.21

S1

E1

O20

R60

9

$30

At least 99.99% silver

1002.100 ± 2.000

100.60

16.80

S1

E1

O1

R61

10

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.60

3.21

S1

E1

O1

R62

11

$30

At least 99.99% silver

1002.100 ± 2.000

100.60

16.80

S1

E1

O21

R63

12

$10

At least 99.99% silver

312.066 ± 1.000

75.60

9.25

S1

E1

O21

R64

13

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.60

3.21

S1

E1

O21

R64

14

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.60

3.21

S1

E1

O1

R65

15

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.60

3.21

S1

E1

O21

R66

16

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.157 ± 0.050

27.30

5.00

S1

E1

O22

R67

 

Part 2Explanation of symbols

2  Symbols used in Part 1

                   Each item of the following table contains an explanation of a symbol used in Division 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 a circle immediately inside the rim that surrounds an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:

(a) “ELIZABETH II”; and

(b) “AUSTRALIA”; and

(c) Arabic numerals for the amount, in dollars, of the denomination of the coin, followed by “DOLLARS” or “DOLLAR” as the case requires; and

(d) “JC”.

4

Obverse

O18

A design consisting of a circle immediately inside the rim that surrounds an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:

(a) “ELIZABETH II”; and

(b) “AUSTRALIA 2020”; and

(c) “1 DOLLAR”; and

(d) “JC”.

5

Obverse

O19

A design consisting of a pattern of dots forming a circle immediately inside the rim that surrounds an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:

(a) “ELIZABETH II”; and

(b) “AUSTRALIA”; and

(c) “3000 DOLLARS”; and

(d) “JC”.

6

Obverse

O20

A design consisting of a pattern of wavy lines immediately inside the rim that surrounds an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:

(a) “ELIZABETH II”; and

(b) “AUSTRALIA”; and

(c) “1 DOLLAR”; and

(d) “JC”.

7

Obverse

O21

A design consisting of a circular border, partially obscuring the border is an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, a circle enclosing a kookaburra perched on a tree stump surrounded by foliage, and the following:

(a) “ELIZABETH II”; and

(b) “AUSTRALIA”; and

(c) Arabic numerals for the amount, in dollars, of the denomination of the coin, followed by “DOLLARS” or “DOLLAR” as the case requires; and

(d) “1990”; and

(e) “2020”; and

(f) “JC”.

8

Obverse

O22

A design consisting of a circle immediately inside the rim that surrounds an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:

(a) “ELIZABETH II”; and

(b) “2019”; and

(c) “AUSTRALIA”; and

(d) “100 DOLLARS”; and

(e) “JC”.

9

Reverse

R55

A design consisting of a pattern of shapes forming a circle immediately inside the rim, enclosing a representation of the Coat of Arms of the Commonwealth and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN”; and

(b) “CITIZENSHIP”; and

(c) “P”.

10

Reverse

R56

A design consisting of a pattern of dots forming a border immediately inside the rim, enclosing a representation of a bounding kangaroo surrounded by stylised sunrays and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO 1 KILO 9999 GOLD”; and

(b) “2020”; and

(c) “RED KANGAROO”; and

(d) “P”; and

(e) the micro letter “P”.

11

Reverse

R57

A design consisting of a circular border, in the foreground, partially obscuring the border is a representation of a kangaroo and its joey on a grassy plain with stylised grass trees in the background and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO”; and

(b) “2020 1oz 9999 GOLD”; and

(c) “AH”; and

(d) “P”; and

(e) the micro letter “P”.

12

Reverse

R58

A design consisting of a circular border, in the foreground, partially obscuring the border is a representation of a kangaroo and its joey on a grassy plain with stylised grass trees in the background and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO”; and

(b) “2020 Xoz 9999 GOLD” (where “X” is the nominal weight in ounces of the coin, expressed as a whole number or a common fraction in Arabic numerals)”; and

(c) “AH”; and

(d) “P”.

13

Reverse

R59

A design consisting of a pattern of wavy lines immediately inside the rim, enclosing a representation of a bounding kangaroo surrounded by stylised sunrays and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO”; and

(b) “2020 1oz 9995 PLATINUM”; and

(c) “P”; and

(d) the micro letter “P”.

14

Reverse

R60

A design consisting of a pattern of wavy lines immediately inside the rim, enclosing a representation of a bounding kangaroo surrounded by stylised sunrays, radial lines and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO”; and

(b) “2020 1oz 9999 SILVER”; and

(c) “P”; and

(d) the micro letter “A”.

15

Reverse

R61

A design consisting of a circular border surrounding a representation of a koala perched on a branch and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN KOALA”; and

(b) “2020 1KILO 9999 SILVER”; and

(c) “IJ”; and

(d) “P”; and

(e) the micro letter “P”.

16

Reverse

R62

A design consisting of a circular border surrounding a representation of a koala perched on a branch and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN KOALA”; and

(b) “2020 1oz 9999 SILVER”; and

(c) “IJ”; and

(d) “P”; and

(e) the micro letter “P”.

17

Reverse

R63

A design consisting of a circular border, partially obscuring the border is a representation of a kookaburra perched on the roof of a house, stylised sunrays in the background and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA”; and

(b) “1KILO 9999 SILVER”; and

(c) “30TH ANNIVERSARY”; and

(d) “JM”; and

(e) “P”; and

(f) the micro letter “P”.

18

Reverse

R64

A design consisting of a circular border, partially obscuring the border is a representation of a kookaburra perched on the roof of a house, stylised sunrays in the background and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA”; and

(b) “Xoz 9999 SILVER (where “X” is the nominal weight in ounces of the coin, expressed as a whole number in Arabic numerals)”; and

(c) “30TH ANNIVERSARY”; and

(d) “JM”; and

(e) “P”; and

(f) the micro letter “P”.

19

Reverse

R65

A design consisting of a circular border, in the background, stylised sunset, grass and a tree, in the foreground, partially obscuring the border is a representation of a kookaburra perched on a partially submerged branch, a circle enclosing a representation of a panda and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA”; and

(b) “2019 1oz 9999 SILVER”; and

(c) “AH”; and

(d) “P”.

20

Reverse

R66

A design consisting of a circular border, partially obscuring the border is a representation of a kookaburra perched on the roof of a house, stylised sunrays in the background, a circle enclosing the inscription “f15” and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA”; and

(b) “1oz 9999 SILVER”; and

(c) “30TH ANNIVERSARY”; and

(d) “JM”; and

(e) “P”.

21

Reverse

R67

A design consisting of a circular border in the foreground, a representation of 2 swans and a cygnet on the surface of stylised water in the background and the following:

(a) “THE 1OZ 9999 AUSTRALIAN”; and

(b) “GOLD SWAN”; and

(c) “JM”; and

(d) “P”.