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This instrument determines the characteristics of 46 new non-circulating coins proposed to be issued by the Perth Mint and makes technical amendments to ensure the determination operates as intended.
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Currency (Australian Coins) Amendment (2020 Perth Mint No. 3) Determination 2020

I, Michael Sukkar, Minister for Housing and Assistant Treasurer, make the following Determination.

Dated 2 September 2020

 

Michael Sukkar

Minister for Housing
Assistant Treasurer

 

  

  


Contents

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

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

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

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

Schedule 1—Amendments                                                                                            2

Currency (Australian Coins) Determination 2019                                                                          2

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Currency (Australian Coins) Amendment (2020 Perth Mint No. 3) Determination 2020.

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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 a Schedule to this instrument is amended or repealed as set out in the applicable items in the Schedule concerned, and any other item in a Schedule to this instrument has effect according to its terms.

Schedule 1Amendments

 

Currency (Australian Coins) Determination 2019

1 Schedule 2019, Part 1, clause 3 (table item 35, column headed “Explanation”)

Omit “Arabic numerals for the amount”, substitute “an amount in words”.

2  Schedule 2020, Part 1, clause 2 (table items 50 to 67, column headed “Date of effect”)

Repeal the cells, substitute in each of the cells:

 

30/06/2020

 

3  Schedule 2020, Part 1, clause 3 (table item 156, column headed “Explanation”)

Omit “item 157”, substitute “item 155”.

4  Schedule 2020, Part 1, clause 3 (table item 158, column headed “Explanation”)

Omit “item 159”, substitute “item 157”.

5  Schedule 2020, Part 2, clause 4 (table item 122, column headed “Maximum thickness (mm)”)

Omit “3.24”, substitute “3.42”.

6  Schedule 2020, Part 2, clause 4 (at end of table)

Add:

 

130

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.157 ± 0.050

41.60 × 24.60

2.79

S8

E2

O24

R88

04/09/2020

131

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

47.60 × 27.60

3.57

S8

E2

O25

R88

04/09/2020

132

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.90

3.50

S1

E1

O1

R89

04/09/2020

133

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.157 ± 0.050

32.60

2.95

S1

E1

O1

R90

04/09/2020

134

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.157 ± 0.050

32.60

2.95

S1

E1

O1

R91

04/09/2020

135

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.90

3.50

S1

E1

O1

R92

04/09/2020

136

$60

At least 99.99% silver

2,002.200 ± 2.000

101.30

36.30

S1

E4

O27

R93

04/09/2020

137

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.90

3.50

S1

E1

O4

R94

04/09/2020

138

$2,000

Bi-metallic:

(a) coin piece—at least 99.99% gold; and

(b) attached piece (horse)—zinc and at least 75.35% gold, 11.18% silver, 12.59% copper

311.166 ± 0.100

61.00

7.80

S1

E1

O26

R95

04/09/2020

139

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.157 ± 0.050

27.60

5.00

S1

E1

O1

R27

04/09/2020

140

10¢

At least 99.99% silver

3.261 ± 0.150

20.60

1.50

S1

E1

O1

R96

04/09/2020

141

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.157 ± 0.050

32.60

2.95

S1

E1

O1

R97

04/09/2020

142

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.90

3.50

S1

E1

O1

R98

04/09/2020

143

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.157 ± 0.050

27.60

5.00

S1

E1

O1

R99

04/09/2020

144

$500

At least 99.99% gold

155.583 ± 0.050

50.80

5.90

S1

E1

O1

R100

04/09/2020

145

$500

At least 99.99% gold

155.583 ± 0.050

50.80

5.90

S1

E1

O19

R41

04/09/2020

146

$15

At least 99.99% gold

3.131 ± 0.020

16.60

1.80

S1

E1

O1

R101

04/09/2020

147

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.90

3.50

S1

E1

O1

R102

04/09/2020

148

$2

At least 99.99% gold

0.515 ± 0.015

11.60

1.00

S1

E1

O2

R103

04/09/2020

149

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.157 ± 0.050

32.60

2.95

S1

E1

O3

R104

04/09/2020

150

50¢

At least 99.99% silver

16.053 ± 0.500

32.60

2.90

S1

E1

O2

R105

04/09/2020

151

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

13.500 ± 1.000

30.70

3.40

S1

E1

O2

R106

04/09/2020

152

50¢

At least 99.99% silver

16.053 ± 0.500

32.60

2.90

S1

E1

O2

R107

04/09/2020

153

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

13.500 ± 1.000

30.70

3.40

S1

E1

O2

R108

04/09/2020

154

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ±0.500

40.90

3.50

S1

E1

O4

R109

04/09/2020

155

$30

At least 99.99% silver

1,002.100 ± 2.000

100.90

14.50

S1

E1

O9

R110

04/09/2020

156

50¢

At least 99.99% silver

16.053 ± 0.500

32.60

2.90

S1

E1

O8

R111

04/09/2020

157

25¢

At least 99.99% silver

8.077 ± 0.300

25.60

2.60

S1

E1

O8

R110

04/09/2020

158

$2

At least 99.99% silver

62.713 ± 0.500

50.80

4.80

S1

E1

O8

R112

04/09/2020

159

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.90

3.50

S1

E1

O8

R111

04/09/2020

160

$15

At least 99.99% gold

3.131 ± 0.020

16.60

1.80

S1

E1

O7

R110

04/09/2020

161

$5

At least 99.99% gold

1.575 ± 0.020

14.60

1.40

S1

E1

O7

R110

04/09/2020

162

$30

At least 99.95% platinum

10.423 ± 0.050

25.60

2.03

S1

E1

O22

R113

04/09/2020

163

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.90

3.50

S1

E1

O2

R114

04/09/2020

164

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.157 ± 0.050

32.60

2.95

S1

E1

O2

R115

04/09/2020

165

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.90

3.50

S1

E1

O2

R116

04/09/2020

166

$8

At least 99.99% silver

156.533 ± 1.000

50.90

11.85

S1

E1

O2

R116

04/09/2020

167

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.157 ± 0.050

27.60

5.00

S1

E1

O2

R117

04/09/2020

168

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.90

3.50

S1

E1

O8

R118

04/09/2020

169

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.157 ± 0.050

32.60

2.95

S1

E1

O7

R119

04/09/2020

170

$15

At least 99.99% gold

3.131 ± 0.020

16.60

1.80

S1

E1

O7

R120

04/09/2020

171

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.90

3.50

S1

E1

O1

R121

04/09/2020

172

$200

At least 99.99% gold

62.263 ± 0.050

36.60

5.50

S1

E1

O1

R122

04/09/2020

173

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.157 ± 0.050

27.60

5.00

S1

E1

O1

R122

04/09/2020

174

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

32.60

6.10

S1

E1

O1

R123

04/09/2020

175

$25

At least 91.67% gold

8.018 ± 0.030

22.55

1.90

S1

E1

O2

R124

04/09/2020

 

7  Schedule 2020, Part 2, clause 5 (after table item 16)

Insert:

 

18

Edge

E4

Continuously milled with sequential numbering

 

8  Schedule 2020, Part 2, clause 5 (after table item 42)

Insert:

 

43

Obverse

O24

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

(a) “ELIZABETH II”; and

(b) “AUSTRALIA”; and

(c) “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

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

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

(f) “JC”.

44

Obverse

O25

The same as for item 43, except omit paragraph (c) and substitute:

(c) “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

45

Obverse

O26

The same as for item 22, except repeal paragraph (e) and substitute:

(e) “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

46

Obverse

O27

The same as for item 20, except immediately inside the rim is a pattern of lines surrounding a circle that incorporates the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II.

 

9  Schedule 2020, Part 2, clause 5 (after table item 236)

Insert:

 

237

Reverse

R88

A design consisting of a representation of a dragon curled up the following:

(a) “LB”; and

(b) “P”; and

(c) a microscopic “P”.

238

Reverse

R89

A design consisting of a partial circle enclosing a representation of an emu and an emu chick on a landscape featuring a river bank and water in the foreground, and in the background rocks, reeds, a tree and mountains, and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN EMU”; and

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

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

(d) “MR”; and

(e) “P”; and

(f) a microscopic “P”.

239

Reverse

R90

The same as for item 238, except omit paragraph (c) and substitute:

(c) “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

240

Reverse

R91

A design consisting of a circular border enclosing a representation of Stuart Devlin’s depiction of the Golden Eagle gold nugget as it appeared in The Perth Mint 1987 ¼ ounce gold coin superimposed over radial lines and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN NUGGET”; and

(b) “GOLDEN EAGLE 1931”; and

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

(d) “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

(e) “SD”; and

(f) “P”; and

(g) a microscopic “P”.

241

Reverse

R92

The same as for item 240, except omit paragraph (d) and substitute:

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

242

Reverse

R93

A design, with an antiqued finish, consisting of a representation of a sea turtle swimming above a coral reef in the foreground and in the background seaweed, fish and jellyfish and the following:

(a) “GREAT BARRIER REEF” (incorporated into banner); and

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

(c) “X KILO 9999 SILVER” (where “X” is the nominal weight in kilograms of the coin, expressed as a whole number or a common fraction in Arabic numerals); and

(d) “NM”; and

(e) “P”.

243

Reverse

R94

A design consisting of a circular zig-zag border immediately inside the rim that surrounds a representation of a two-tiered birthday cake sitting on a cake stand and topped with lit candles, whose flames are coloured, and the following:

(a) the cake is composed of musical notes, wavy lines and the following words in different fonts:

(i) “BALLOONS”, “GIFTS”, “DREAM”, “LOVE”; “JOY” and “ENJOY” (on the top tier); and

(ii) “EAT”, “WISHES”, “FUN”; “PARTY”; “CHEER”, “LAUGH” and “CELEBRATE” (on the bottom tier); and

(ii) “HAPPY BIRTHDAY” (written in colour and with the words split between the tiers); and

(b) the following inscriptions:

(i) “JM”; and

(ii) “P”.

244

Reverse

R95

A design consisting of stylised representations of hills, grass, a flowering tree branch and pagodas in the background, and in the foreground a representation of a rearing horse with diamonds inset and the following:

(a) “THE JEWELLED HORSE”; and

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

(c) “AH”; and

(d) “P”.

245

Reverse

R96

The same as for item 175, except omit paragraphs (b) and (e), and substitute into the appropriate position:

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

246

Reverse

R97

A design consisting of a partial circle enclosing a representation of a bounding kangaroo and joey in the foreground and in the background a representation of a grassy field and mountains and the following:

(a) “KANGAROO”; and

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

(c) “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

(d) “NH”; and

(e) “P”; and

(f) a microscopic “P”.

247

Reverse

R98

A design consisting of a partial circle enclosing a stylised representation of a koala sleeping on a leafy tree branch and the following:

(a) “KOALA”; and

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

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

(d) “IJ”; and

(e) “P”; and

(f) a microscopic “P”.

248

Reverse

R99

The same as for item 218, except omit paragraphs (c) and (f), and substitute into the appropriate position:

(c) “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

250

Reverse

R100

The same as for item 213, except omit paragraph (c) and substitute:

(c) “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

251

Reverse

R101

The same as for item 184, except for the following:

(a) omit paragraph (b) and substitute:

“(b) the inscription, in Arabic numerals, of a year followed by “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”; and”

(b) omit paragraphs (c) and (f).

252

Reverse

R102

A design consisting of a partial circle enclosing a representation of a kookaburra perched on the edge of a bird bath, with flowers and foliage in the background, and the following:

(a) “KOOKABURRA”; and

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

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

(d) “NM”; and

(e) “P”; and

(f) a microscopic “P”.

253

Reverse

R103

A design consisting of a representation of a crouching kangaroo and the following:

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

(b) “P”.

254

Reverse

R104

A design consisting of a stylised representation of the head, shoulders and front legs of a unicorn surrounded by and partially obscuring a partial border consisting of a representation of the base of a tree with a representation of the moon in the background and the following:

(a) “UNICORN”; and

(b) “MYTHICAL CREATURES”; and

(c) “NM”; and

(d) “P”.

255

Reverse

R105

A design consisting of a coloured representation of a kangaroo sleeping in a birds’ nest, surrounded by native Australian flowers and foliage, a bird and a flying insect surrounded by and partially obscuring silhouette representations of a wattle flower, gum leaf, gum nut, gum blossoms and the following:

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

(b) “EM”; and

(c) “P”.

256

Reverse

R106

The same as for item 255, except for the following:

(a) the design is not coloured; and

(b) omit paragraph (a).

257

Reverse

R107

A design consisting of a coloured representation of a koala sleeping in a birds’ nest surrounded by Australian native flowers and foliage, a bird and a flying insect, surrounded by and partially obscuring a silhouette representations of a wattle flower, gum nuts, bottlebrush flower and a eucalypt branch and the following:

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

(b) “EM”; and

(c) “P”.

258

Reverse

R108

The same as for item 257, except for the following:

(a) the design is not coloured; and

(b) omit paragraph (a).

259

Reverse

R109

A design consisting of a representation of two doves in flight, a coloured representation of the infinity symbol, and stylised flowers and leaves and the following:

(a) “two hearts”; and

(b) “two lives”; and

(c) “One Love”; and

(d) “AH”; and

(e) “P”.

260

Reverse

R110

A design consisting of, in the foreground, a coloured representation of an ox standing in front of a persimmon tree and in the background a wooden fence and the following:

(a) the Chinese language character () pronounced niú under the Pinyin system and meaning ox; and

(b) “OX”; and

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

(d) “W”; and

(e) “P”.

261

Reverse

R111

A design consisting of a coloured representation of an ox and an ox calf standing on rocky ground beneath a pine tree and the following:

(a) the Chinese language character () pronounced niú under the Pinyin system and meaning ox; and

(b) “OX”; and

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

(d) “W”; and

(e) “P”.

262

Reverse

R112

A design consisting of a coloured representation of an ox lying on rocky ground next to a stream and an ox calf drinking from the stream with foliage in the foreground and the following:

(a) the Chinese language character () pronounced niú under the Pinyin system and meaning ox; and

(b) “OX”; and

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

(d) “W”; and

(e) “P”.

263

Reverse

R113

A design consisting of a circular border of lines immediately inside the rim surrounding and partially obscured by a representation of a platypus swimming in the foreground with a representation of lily pads in the background and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN PLATYPUS”; and

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

(c) “JM”; and

(d) “P”.

264

Reverse

R114

A design consisting of a circular border in the foreground and a representation of a swan sitting on a body of water in the background and the following:

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

(b) “SILVER SWAN”; and

(c) “NM”; and

(d) “P5”; and

(e) a microscopic “P”.

265

Reverse

R115

The same as for item 264, except omit paragraph (b) and substitute:

(b) “GOLD SWAN”; and

266

Reverse

R116

The same as for item 264, except omit paragraph (e).

267

Reverse

R117

The same as for item 264, except omit paragraphs (b) and (e) and substitute into the appropriate position:

(b) “GOLD SWAN”; and

268

Reverse

R118

A design consisting of a representation of a tiger and a tiger cub standing on rocky ground, with bamboo and foliage in the background and the following:

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

(b) “TIGER”; and

(c) “2022”; and

(d) “JM”; and

(e) “P”; and

(f) a microscopic “P”.

269

Reverse

R119

A design consisting of an image of a tiger standing on a rock and the following:

(a) the Chinese language character () pronouncedunder the Pinyin system and meaning tiger; and

(b) “TIGER”; and

(c) “2022”; and

(d) “MR”; and

(e) “P”; and

(f) a microscopic “P”.

270

Reverse

R120

The same as for item 269, except omit paragraph (f).

271

Reverse

R121

A design consisting of a circular border immediately inside the rim that is partially obscured by a representation of an eagle in flight holding a snake in its claws and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN WEDGE-TAILED EAGLE”; and

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

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

(d) “JM”; and

(e) “P”; and

(f) a microscopic “P”.

272

Reverse

R122

The same as for item 271, except for the following:

(a) omit paragraph (c) and substitute:

“(c) “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” ; and

(b) omit paragraph (f).

273

Reverse

R123

The same as for item 271, except omit paragraph (f).

274

Reverse

R124

The same as for item 205, except repeal paragraph (b) and substitute:

(b) “95” enclosed in an oval; and