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This instrument amends the Currency (Australian Coins) Determination 2019 to determine the characteristics of 24 new non-circulating coins proposed to be issued by the Royal Australian Mint.
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Registered 06 Nov 2020
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR09-Nov-2020
Tabled Senate10-Nov-2020
Table of contents.

 

Currency (Australian Coins) Amendment (2020 Royal Australian Mint No. 5) Determination 2020

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

Dated 5 November 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

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Currency (Australian Coins) Amendment (2020 Royal Australian Mint No. 5) 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 2020, Part 1, clause 2 (at the end of the table)

Add:

 

131

$1

At least 99.9% silver

15.55 + 3.00

36.10

2.50

S1

E1

O12

R98

28/10/2020

132

$1

Copper

14.35 ± 2.0

33.30

3.00

S1

E2

O6

R99

28/10/2020

133

$1

Copper

14.35 ± 2.0

33.30

3.00

S1

E2

O6

R100

28/10/2020

134

$2

At least 99.99% gold

0.5 + 0.09

11.40

0.90

S1

E1

O12

R101

28/10/2020

135

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O12

R102

28/10/2020

136

$10

At least 99.99% gold

3.11 + 0.10

17.75

1.70

S1

E1

O12

R102

28/10/2020

137

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O12

R102

28/10/2020

138

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O12

R103

28/10/2020

139

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O12

R104

28/10/2020

140

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O12

R105

28/10/2020

141

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O12

R106

28/10/2020

142

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O12

R107

28/10/2020

143

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O12

R108

28/10/2020

144

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O12

R109

28/10/2020

145

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O12

R110

28/10/2020

146

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.103 + 1.50

39.00

2.70

S1

E1

O11

R111

28/10/2020

147

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.103 + 3.00

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O11

R112

28/10/2020

148

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.103 + 1.50

39.00

2.70

S1

E1

O23

R113

28/10/2020

149

$1

At least 99.9% silver

31.103 + 3.00

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O24

R113

28/10/2020

150

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.103 + 3.00

34.40

3.20

S6

E2

O25

R114

28/10/2020

151

$1

At least 99.9% silver

31.103 + 3.00

34.40

5.00

S6

E2

O26

R115

28/10/2020

152

$1

At least 99.9% silver

31.103 + 3.00

34.40

5.00

S6

E2

O27

R116

28/10/2020

153

$50

At least 99.99% gold

15.55 + 0.20

30.20

2.20

S1

E1

O14

R31

28/10/2020

154

$25

At least 99.99% gold

7.77 + 0.20

21.90

2.10

S1

E1

O14

R31

28/10/2020

 

2  Schedule 2020, Part 1, clause 3 (after table item 17)

Insert:

 

27

Obverse

O6

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) “MG”.

 

3  Schedule 2020, Part 1, clause 3 (after table item 10)

Insert:

 

31

Obverse

O11

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) “JC”; and

(e) in the background, the equator, latitude lines, longitude lines and an ornamental pattern.

 

4  Schedule 2020, Part 1, clause 3 (after table item 31)

Insert:

 

32

Obverse

O23

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

(a) in the background, a representation of golden wattle; and

(b) a representation of the Commonwealth Star (also known as the Star of Federation); and

(c) a stylised scroll; and

(d) in the foreground, a representation of an emu standing over a nest of eggs; and

(e) the following:

(i) “X OUNCE .9999 Au” (where “X” is the nominal weight in ounces of the coin, expressed as a whole number or common fraction in Arabic numerals).

33

Obverse

O24

The same as item 32 except omit subparagraph (e)(i) and substitute:

(i) “X OUNCE .999 Ag” (where “X” is the nominal weight in ounces of the coin, expressed as a whole number or common fraction in Arabic numerals).

34

Obverse

O25

A triangular design consisting of:

(a) an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:

(i) “ELIZABETH II”; and

(ii) “AUSTRALIA”; and

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

(iv) “JC”; and

(b) below the effigy, in the background, a stylised representation of a capsized ship, and representations of men carrying planks of wood from the shipwreck; and

(c) in the foreground, a representation of two men assembling the hull of a ship and of a woman hammering nails into a plank of wood; and

(d) a representation of a ship in full sail; and

(e) a representation of two people standing and waving at the boat; and

(f) the following:

(i) “ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS”.

35

Obverse

O26

The same as item 34 except omit subparagraph (f)(i) and substitute:

(i) “ONE DOLLAR”.

36

Obverse

O27

The same as item 35, except the design has an antiqued finish.

 

5  Schedule 2020, Part 1, clause 3 (at the end of the table)

Add:

 

197

Reverse

R98

A design consisting of:

(a) a coloured representation of a section of the artwork by Torres Strait Islander artist, Segar Passi of the constellation known as “Beizam the Shark”; and

(b) outside the coloured area, in the background, five curved lines; and

(c) superimposed over the lines, a representation of a female figure kneeling tending to a garden in the rain; and

(d) in the background, a hill and a bolt of lightning; and

(e) the following:

(i) “THE SHARK IN THE STARS”; and

(ii) “X oz .999 Ag” (where “X” is the nominal weight in ounces of the coin, expressed as a whole number or common fraction in Arabic numerals).

198

Reverse

R99

A design, inspired by the Australian penny designed by WHJ Blakemore (minted from 1911 to 1936), consisting of:

(a) immediately inside the rim of the coin, a patterned border; and

(b) inside the border, a central circle and two ornamental flourishes; and

(c) the following:

(i) “COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA”; and

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(iii) the inscription, in Arabic numerals, of a year.

199

Reverse

R100

A design, inspired by the Australian penny designed by George Kruger Gray (minted from 1938 to 1964), consisting of:

(a) immediately inside the rim of the coin, a patterned border; and

(b) inside the border, a stylised representation of a kangaroo; and

(c) a representation of the Commonwealth Star (also known as the Star of Federation); and

(d) the following:

(i) “AUSTRALIA”; and

(ii) “1 DOLLAR”; and

(iii) the inscription, in Arabic numerals, of a year.

200

Reverse

R101

A design consisting of:

(a) in the foreground, a stylised representation of a koala on a branch; and

(b) in the background, partially obscured by the koala, a stylised representation of a gumtree; and

(c) the following:

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

(ii) “AWB”.

201

Reverse

R102

A design consisting of:

(a) in the background, four thick decorative lines; and

(b) in the foreground, a front view of three airborne aeroplanes (a Royal Aircraft Factory S.E.5a, a Lockheed P-3 Orion, and a Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II); and

(c) a wedge-tailed eagle in flight (as depicted on the badge of the Royal Australian Air Force); and

(d) the following:

(i) “ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE”; and

(ii) “1921”; and

(iii) “2021”; and

(iv) “AS”; and

(v) “C”.

202

Reverse

R103

The same as item 201, except omit subparagraph (d)(v) and substitute:

(v) “S”, enclosed in a square.

203

Reverse

R104

The same as item 201, except omit subparagraph (d)(v) and substitute:

(v) “M”, enclosed in a square.

204

Reverse

R105

The same as item 201, except omit subparagraph (d)(v) and substitute:

(v) “B”, enclosed in a square.

205

Reverse

R106

The same as item 201, except omit subparagraph (d)(v) and substitute:

(v) a stylised representation of an envelope.

206

Reverse

R107

The same as item 201, except omit subparagraph (d)(v) and substitute:

(v) a stylised and simplistic map of Australia enclosed in a circle.

207

Reverse

R108

The same as item 201, except omit subparagraph (d)(v) and substitute:

(v) “S”, enclosed in a circle.

208

Reverse

R109

The same as item 201, except omit subparagraph (d)(v) and substitute:

(v) an outline of a stylised Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II aeroplane enclosed in a circle.

209

Reverse

R110

The same as item 201, except omit subparagraph (d)(v).

210

Reverse

R111

A design consisting of:

(a) in the background, the equator, latitude lines, longitude lines and an ornamental pattern; and

(b) a stylised map of Australia containing a textured pattern; and

(c) superimposed on a part of the map, the silhouette of a platypus; and

(d) in the foreground, partially obscuring the map of Australia, a stylised representation of the Southern Cross constellation; and

(e) straight lines positioned in an irregular pattern; and

(f) the following:

(i) “100 DOLLARS”; and

(ii) “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).

211

Reverse

R112

The same as item 210, except omit paragraph (f) and substitute:

(f) the following:

(i) “1 DOLLAR”; and(ii) “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).

212

Reverse

R113

A design consisting of:

(a) in the background, stylised representations of the floral emblems of Australia’s six States, the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory; and

(b) a representation of the Commonwealth Star (also known as the Star of Federation); and

(c) in the foreground, a stylised representation of a kangaroo with a joey in its pouch; and

(d) on an ornamental shield, the inscription, in Arabic numerals, of the denomination of the coin followed by “DOLLAR” or “DOLLARS”, as the case requires; and

(e) on an ornamental scroll, partially obscured by the representation of the kangaroo, the following:

(i) “AUSTRALIA”; and

(ii) “AB”.

213

Reverse

R114

A triangular design consisting of:

(a) an ornamental border comprised of the following:

(i) a coat of arms bearing the Dutch East India Company logo; and

(ii) a stylised representation of marine ropes; and; and

(iii) an ornamental steering wheel; and

(iv) a stylised representation of a compass; and

(b) a representation of the Zeewijk vessel in full sail; and

(c) the following:

(i) “ZEEWIJK” written upside down; and

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

(iii) “1727” written upside down; and

(iv) “AS”.

214

Reverse

R115

The same as item 213, except omit subparagraph (c)(ii) and substitute:

(ii) “X oz .999 Ag” written upside down (where “X” is the nominal weight in ounces of the coin, expressed as a whole number or a common fraction in Arabic numerals); and

215

Reverse

R116

The same as item 214, except the design has an antiqued finish.