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This legislative instrument determines the characteristics of 13 new collector 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 19 Jun 2019
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR02-Jul-2019
Tabled Senate02-Jul-2019
Date of repeal 12 Oct 2019
Repealed by Currency Amendment (Consequential Amendments) Determination 2019

 

Currency (Perth Mint) Determination (No. 4) 2019

I, Michael Sukkar, Assistant Treasurer, make the following determination.

Dated   17 June 2019

 

Michael Sukkar

Assistant Treasurer

 

  

  

  


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                      1

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

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

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

4  Schedules................................................................................................................................. 1

5  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

Schedule 2—Amendments                                                                                          10

Currency (Perth Mint) Determination (No. 1) 2019                                                                      10

 


Part 1Preliminary

  

1  Name

                   This instrument is the Currency (Perth Mint) Determination (No. 4) 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  Schedules

                   Each instrument that is specified in Schedule 2 to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in that Schedule, and any other item in Schedule 2 to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

5  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

O5

R68

2

$2

At least 99.99% silver

62.713 ± 0.500

45.50

6.00

S1

E1

O23

R69

3

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

38.65

4.00

S7

E2

O24

R70

4

$450

At least 99.99% gold

46.710 ± 0.050

41.00

4.00

S1

E1

O25

R71

5

$50

At least 99.99% gold

15.603 ± 0.050

22.00

4.00

S1

E2

O9

R72

6

$300

At least 99.99% silver

10010.500 ± 9.500

221.00

34.81

S1

E1

O26

R40

7

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.60

3.21

S1

E1

O11

R73

8

$1

Aluminium Bronze

13.500 ± 1.000

30.60

3.00

S1

E1

O18

R40

9

$8

At least 99.99% silver

156.533 ± 1.000

60.60

7.20

S1

E1

O11

R41

10

$100

At least 99.95% platinum

31.169 ± 0.050

32.60

2.45

S1

E1

O16

R39

11

$1

Aluminium Bronze

13.500 ± 1.000

30.60

3.00

S1

E1

O18

R74

12

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.157 ± 0.050

32.60

2.80

S1

E1

O3

R75

13

$2

At least 99.99% silver

62.713 ± 0.500

40.60

6.42

S1

E1

O1

R76

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

Shape

S7

Star

3

Edge

E1

Continuously milled

4

Edge

E2

Plain

5

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”.

6

Obverse

O3

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) “2019”; and

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

(f) “JC”.

7

Obverse

O5

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 2019”; 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”.

8

Obverse

O9

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) “2020”; and

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

(f) “JC”.

9

Obverse

O11

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 or cents, of the denomination of the coin, followed by “DOLLARS” , “DOLLAR” or “CENTS” as the case requires; and

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

(e) “JC”.

10

Obverse

O16

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) “100 DOLLARS”; and

(d) “1oz 9995 Pt”; and

(e) “JC”.

11

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”.

12

Obverse

O23

A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II immediately inside the rim, semi-circular lines enclosing a transparent insert at the centre of the coin containing a rotatable propeller and the following:

(a) “ELIZABETH II”; and

(b) “AUSTRALIA”; and

(c) “2 DOLLARS”; and

(d) “2019”; and

(e) “2oz 9999 Ag”; and

(f) “JC”.

 

 

 

 

13

Obverse

O24

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) “1 DOLLAR”; and

(d) “2019”; and

(e) “1oz 9999 Ag”; and

(d) “JC”.

14

Obverse

O25

An annular design consisting of a circular border and partially obscuring the border is circle enclosing an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and enclosing a partially punched out circle are the following:

(a) “ELIZABETH II”; and

(b) “AUSTRALIA”; and

(c) “2020”; and

(d) “450 DOLLARS”; and

(e) “1½oz 9999 Au”; and

(f) “JC”.

15

Obverse

O26

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 or cents, of the denomination of the coin, followed by “DOLLARS”, “DOLLAR” or “CENTS” as the case requires; and

(d) “10 KILO 9999 Ag”; and

(e) “JC”.

16

Reverse

R39

A design consisting of a representation of a mouse perched on ears of wheat and the following:

(a) the Chinese language character () pronounced shŭ under the Pinyin system and meaning mouse; and

(b) “MOUSE”; and

(c) “2020”; and

(d) “IJ”; and

(e) “P”.

17

Reverse

R40

A design consisting of a representation of 2 mice eating corn on the cob and the following:

(a) the Chinese language character () pronounced shŭ under the Pinyin system and meaning mouse; and

(b) “MOUSE”; and

(c) “2020”; and

(d) “IJ”; and

(e) “P”.

18

Reverse

R41

A design consisting of a representation of 2 coloured mice eating corn on the cob and the following:

(a) the Chinese language character () pronounced shŭ under the Pinyin system and meaning mouse; and

(b) “MOUSE”; and

(c) “2020”; and

(d) “IJ”; and

(e) “P”.

19

Reverse

R68

A design consisting of a stylised map of the world, representations of flight paths and landing points for aircraft, an aircraft and the following:

(a) “CENTENARY OF FIRST FLIGHT”; and

(b) “ENGLAND TO AUSTRALIA”; and

(c) “JM”; and

(d) “P”.

20

Reverse

R69

A design consisting of a stylised map of the world, representations of flight paths and landing points for aircraft, an aircraft, stylised mountains, river and sun enclosing a transparent insert at the centre of the coin containing a rotatable propeller and the following:

(a) “CENTENARY OF FIRST FLIGHT”; and

(b) “ENGLAND TO AUSTRALIA”; and

(c) “JM”; and

(d) “P”.

21

Reverse

R70

A design consisting of a coloured reindeer in harness with bells, stylised stars in the background and the following:

(a) “Merry Christmas”; and

(b) “JM”; and

(c) “P”.

22

Reverse

R71

An annular design consisting of a representation of a coastal landscape of the peninsula, a sailing ship and a rowboat with rowers and in the foreground enclosing a partially punched out circle are tents, a person panning over a stream, an ant over an anthill, kangaroos, boab tree, termite mound, grass tree and one gem inset into the coin and the following:

(a) “DISCOVERY”; and

(b) “NM”; and

(c) “P”.

23

Reverse

R72

A design consisting of a satellite view of Australia with 2 gems inset into the coin and the following:

(a) “P”.

24

Reverse

R73

A design consisting of a representation of 2 mice eating corn on the cob and the following:

(a) a circle enclosing the Chinese language character () pronounced fēng under the Pinyin system and meaning fertile and plentiful and representing good harvest; and

(b) the Chinese language character () pronounced shŭ under the Pinyin system and meaning mouse; and

(c) “MOUSE”; and

(d) “2020”; and

(e) “IJ”; and

(f) “P”.

25

Reverse

R74

A design consisting of stylised streamers and musical notes superimposed over coloured representations of gifts with bows, an iced cupcake with a cherry on top, party hat and blowers and the following:

(a) “Happy Birthday”; and

(b) “JM”; and

(c) “P”.

26

Reverse

R75

A design consisting of a circular border that surrounds a representation of the Palace of Versailles and a silhouette of a kneeling soldier superimposed over radial lines and the following:

(a) “100TH ANNIVERSARY”; and

(b) “100”; and

(c) “TREATY OF VERSAILLES MMXIX”; and

(d) “P”.

27

Reverse

R76

A design consisting of a circular border, in the foreground, partially obscuring the border is a representation of a great white shark and fish, in the background, stylised water and the following;

(a) “2019; and

(b) “GREAT WHITE”; and

(c) “2oz 9999 SILVER”; and

(d) “NM”; and

(e) “P”; and

(f) the micro letter “P”.

Schedule 2Amendments

Currency (Perth Mint) Determination (No. 1) 2019

1  Schedule 1, Part 1, clause 1 (table item 12, column headed “Maximum thickness (mm)”)

Omit “1.46”, substitute “2.00”.