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This instrument determines the characteristics of 52 new collector 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 25 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Repealed by Currency Amendment (Consequential Amendments) Determination 2019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 (Royal Australian Mint) Determination (No. 3) 2019

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

Dated   21 June 2019

 

Michael Sukkar

Assistant Treasurer

 

  

  

  


Contents

Part 1—Preliminary                                                                                                      1

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

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

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

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

Part 2—Specifications for collector 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                                                                                  7

2  Symbols used in Part 1............................................................................................................. 7

 


Part 1Preliminary

  

1  Name

                   This instrument is the Currency (Royal Australian 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, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R34

2

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R34

3

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R35

4

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R35

5

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R36

6

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R36

7

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R37

8

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R37

9

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R38

10

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R38

11

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R39

12

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R39

13

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R40

14

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R40

15

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R41

16

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R41

17

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R42

18

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R42

19

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R43

20

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R43

21

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R44

22

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R44

23

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R45

24

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R45

25

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R46

26

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R46

27

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R47

28

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R47

29

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R48

30

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R48

31

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R49

32

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R49

33

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R50

34

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R50

35

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R51

36

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R51

37

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R52

38

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R52

39

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R53

40

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R53

41

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R54

42

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R54

43

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R55

44

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R55

45

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R56

46

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R56

47

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R57

48

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R57

49

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R58

50

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R58

51

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R59

52

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R59

 

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

E3

Interrupted milling

3

Obverse

O1

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

(a) “ELIZABETH II”; and

(b) “AUSTRALIA”; and

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

(d) “IRB”.

4

Reverse

R34

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of a postman, wherein the postman is facing left, wearing a helmet and riding a bike with a bag above the front wheel, 2 saddlebags and a flag on the rear of the bike; and

(b) positioned on one of the saddlebags, a stylised representation of the Australian Postal Corporation logo, which is in turn enclosed by a square; and

(c) 11 thin concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) 3 thick convex lines with identical curvatures; and

(e) the following:

(i) “A”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “AUSTRALIA POST”.

5

Reverse

R35

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of a boomerang; and

(b) 8 thin convex lines with identical curvatures; and

(c) 3 thick concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) the following:

(i) “B”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “BOOMERANG”.

6

Reverse

R36

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of a cricket ball; and

(b)a representation of a cricket bat; and

(c) 12 thin concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) 3 thick convex lines with identical curvatures; and

(e) the following:

(i) “C”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “CRICKET”.

7

Reverse

R37

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of a didgeridoo with ornamental carvings, including a stylised representation of a snake; and

(b) 12 thin concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(c) 3 thick convex lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) the following:

(i) “D”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “DIDGERIDOO”.

8

Reverse

R38

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of ice cubes and 5 bottles positioned inside a portable icebox; and

(b) 12 thin concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(c) 3 thick convex lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) the following:

(i) “E”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “ESKY”.

9

Reverse

R39

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of an Australian Rules football; and

(b) 12 thin concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(c) 3 thick convex lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) the following:

(i) “F”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “FOOTY”.

10

Reverse

R40

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of a speech bubble containing the text “G’Day”; and

(b) superimposed on a part of that speech bubble are a set of opening and closing quotation marks; and

(c) 12 thin concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) 3 thick convex lines with identical curvatures; and

(e) the following:

(i) “G”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “G’DAY”.

11

Reverse

R41

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of an widely-sold Australian clothes hoist; and

(b) at the base of that clothes hoist, a tuft of grass; and

(c) 11 thin convex lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) 3 thick concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(e) the following:

(i) “H”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “HILLS HOIST”.

12

Reverse

R42

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of 2 biscuits wherein each biscuit is covered with fondant on either side of a jam stripe and sprinkles of shredded coconut; and

(b) 12 thin concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(c) 3 thick convex lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) the following:

(i) “I”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “ICED VOVO”.

13

Reverse

R43

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of a bull being chased by a stockman on a horse and a stockwoman on a horse; and

(b) 10 thin concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(c) 3 thick convex lines with identical curvatures; and

the following:

(i) “J”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “JACKAROO & JILLAROO”.

14

Reverse

R44

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of a kangaroo facing left and hopping; and

(b) 12 thin concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(c) 3 thick concave lines with identical curvatures joining 3 shorter thick concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) the following:

(i) “K”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “KANGAROO”.

15

Reverse

R45

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of a lamington with a bite taken out of it; and

(b) positioned on a part of that lamington, a representation of the Australian flag on a toothpick; and

(c) 12 thin concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) 3 thick convex lines with identical curvatures; and

(e) the following:

(i) “L”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “LAMINGTON”.

16

Reverse

R46

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of a meat pie with a bite taken out of it and a dollop of tomato sauce on the top; and

(b) 12 thin concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(c) 3 thick convex lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) the following:

(i) “M”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “MEAT PIE”.

17

Reverse

R47

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of a post with a street sign displaying the text “RAMSAY ST”; and

(b) in the background and partially obscured by that street sign, 11 thin concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(c) 3 thick convex lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) the following:

(i) “N”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “NEIGHBOURS”.

18

Reverse

R48

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of a windmill; and

(b) in the background and partially obscured by that windmill, 12 thin concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(c) 3 thick convex lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) the following:

(i) “O”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “OUTBACK”.

19

Reverse

R49

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of a platypus facing left and swimming; and

(b) 9 thin concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(c) 3 thick concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) the following:

(i) “P”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “PLATYPUS”.

20

Reverse

R50

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of a quokka standing on its back legs and holding food with its front paws; and

(b) 10 thin concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(c) 3 thick concave lines with identical curvatures joining 3 shorter thick concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) the following:

(i) “Q”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “QUOKKA”.

21

Reverse

R51

A design consisting of:

(a) in the foreground, a representation of an aeroplane with the inscription “RFDS” between its wings and on its tail; and

(b) in the background, 9 thin concave lines with identical curvatures, wherein 2 of those lines are interrupted and partially obscured by the text “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(c) 3 thick straight lines; and

(d) the following:

(i) “R”; and

(ii) “ROYAL FLYING DOCTOR SERVICE”.

22

Reverse

R52

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of a surf lifesaver facing right and running with a surfboard that has imposed on it the inscription “SURF RESCUE”; and

(b) 10 thin concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(c) 3 thick concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) the following:

(i) “S”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “SURF LIFE SAVING”.

23

Reverse

R53

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of a pair of thong sandals; and

(b) 12 thin concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(c) 3 thick convex lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) the following:

(i) “T”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “THONGS”.

24

Reverse

R54

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of a utility car with an open tray; and

(b) 12 thin concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(c) 3 thick convex lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) the following:

(i) “U”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “UTE”.

25

Reverse

R55

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of an open jar positioned next to 2 triangular shaped slices of bread with Vegemite™ spread on one of those slices; and

(b) 11 thin concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(c) 3 thick convex lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) the following:

(i) “V”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “VEGEMITE”.

26

Reverse

R56

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of a breakfast cereal widely-sold in Australia and New Zealand, consisting of biscuits of compressed wholegrain flakes in a bowl of splashing milk; and

(b) 9 thin concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(c) 3 thick concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) the following:

(i) “W”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “WEET-BIX”.

27

Reverse

R57

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of a stylised map of Australia including a textured pattern, State and Territory border lines and a dot indicating the location of the Western Australian village of Xantippe; and

(b) superimposed on a part of that map, a stylised representation of an arrow; and

(c) 10 thin convex lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) 3 thick convex lines with identical curvatures; and

(e) the following:

(i) “X”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “XANTIPPE”.

28

Reverse

R58

A design consisting of:

(a) a cartoon representation of a mythological ape-like creature from the Australian Outback with a hairy body, large eyes and feet, and sharp teeth, standing with arms extended; and

(b) 12 thin concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(c) 3 thick convex lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) the following:

(i) “Y”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “YOWIE”.

29

Reverse

R59

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of 8 frozen iceblocks; and

(b) positioned on each of those iceblocks, one of the following inscriptions:

(i) “ORANGE”; and

(ii) “PINEAPPLE”; and

(iii) “LIME”; and

(iv) “BUBBLEGUM”; and

(v) “RASPBERRY”; and

(vi) “COLA”; and

(v) “FAIRY FLOSS”; and

(vi) “BLACKCURRANT”; and

(c) 7 thin concave lines with identical curvatures; and

(d) 3 thick convex lines with identical curvatures; and

(e) the following:

(i) “Z”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) “ZOOPER DOOPER”.