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This instrument amends the Currency (Australian Coins) Determination 2019 to determine the characteristics of 35 new non-circulating coins proposed to be issued by the Perth Mint.
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Registered 29 Apr 2021
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To be repealed 12 Aug 2021
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Table of contents.

 

Currency (Australian Coins) Amendment (2021 Perth Mint No. 1) Determination 2021

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

Dated 22 April 2021

 

Michael Sukkar

Assistant Treasurer
Minister for Housing
Minister for Homelessness, Social and Community Housing

 

  

  


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 (2021 Perth Mint No. 1) Determination 2021.

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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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  At the end of Schedule 2021

Add:

Part 2—The Perth Mint

Division 1—Specifications of coins

4  Specifications—non‑circulating coins

                   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

Date of effect

1

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

36.60

3.95

S1

E1

O12

R1

29/04/2021

 

2

$2

At least 99.99% silver

62.713 ± 0.500

40.90

7.28

S1

E1

O1

R2

29/04/2021

 

3

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.90

3.50

S1

E1

O1

R3

29/04/2021

 

4

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.157 ± 0.050

32.60

2.95

S1

E1

O1

R4

29/04/2021

 

5

$10

At least 99.99% silver

312.066 ± 1.000

75.90

8.66

S1

E1

O1

R5

29/04/2021

 

6

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.157 ± 0.050

32.60

2.95

S1

E1

O1

R6

29/04/2021

 

7

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.90

3.50

S1

E1

O1

R7

29/04/2021

 

8

$2

At least 99.99% silver

62.713 ± 0.500

40.90

6.02

S1

E1

O1

R8

29/04/2021

 

9

$200

At least 99.99% gold

62.263 ± 0.050

36.60

5.50

S1

E1

O1

R9

29/04/2021

 

10

$1,000

At least 91.67% gold

155.583 ± 0.050

40.90

11.50

S1

E1

O1

R10

29/04/2021

 

11

$8

At least 99.99% silver

156.533 ± 1.000

50.90

11.85

S1

E1

O13

R11

29/04/2021

 

12

$30

At least 99.99% silver

1,002.100 ± 2.000

100.90

14.50

S1

E1

O1

R12

29/04/2021

 

13

$15

At least 99.95% platinum

3.132 ± 0.020

16.60

1.8

S1

E1

O1

R13

29/04/2021

 

14

$2

At least 99.99% silver

62.713 ± 0.500

40.90

7.28

S1

E1

O13

R14

29/04/2021

 

15

$15

At least 99.99% gold

3.131 ± 0.020

16.60

1.80

S1

E1

O1

R15

29/04/2021

 

16

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.157 ± 0.050

32.60

2.95

S1

E1

O3

R16

29/04/2021

 

17

$500

At least 99.99% gold

155.583 ± 0.050

50.80

5.90

S1

E1

O3

R17

29/04/2021

 

18

50¢

At least 99.99% silver

16.053 ± 0.500

32.60

2.90

S1

E1

O2

R18

29/04/2021

19

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

13.500 ± 1.000

30.70

3.40

S1

E1

O2

R19

29/04/2021

20

50¢

At least 99.99% silver

16.053 ± 0.500

32.60

2.90

S1

E1

O2

R20

29/04/2021

21

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

13.500 ± 1.000

30.70

3.40

S1

E1

O2

R21

29/04/2021

22

$2

At least 99.99% silver

47.160 ± 0.500

40.90

5.00

S1

E1

O14

R22

29/04/2021

23

$25

At least 99.99% gold

7.807 ± 0.030

20.60

2.30

S1

E1

O15

R23

29/04/2021

24

$50

At least 99.95% platinum

15.610 ± 0.050

25.60

2.50

S1

E1

O10

R23

29/04/2021

25

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.90

3.50

S1

E1

O6

R24

29/04/2021

26

$500

At least 99.99% gold

155.583 ± 0.050

50.80

5.90

S1

E1

O1

R25

29/04/2021

27

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.90

3.50

S1

E1

O14

R26

29/04/2021

28

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.157 ± 0.050

32.60

2.95

S1

E1

O15

R27

29/04/2021

29

$30

At least 99.99% silver

1,002.100 ± 2.00

100.90

15.50

S1

E1

O1

R28

29/04/2021

30

$3,000

At least 99.99% gold

1,000.200 ± 0.100

75.90

14.70

S1

E1

O1

R29

29/04/2021

31

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

32.60

6.10

S1

E1

O1

R30

29/04/2021

32

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

32.60

6.10

S1

E1

O1

R31

29/04/2021

33

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

32.60

6.10

S1

E1

O1

R32

29/04/2021

34

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

32.60

6.10

S1

E1

O1

R33

29/04/2021

35

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

32.60

6.10

S1

E1

O1

R34

29/04/2021

 

Division 2Explanation of symbols

5  Symbols used in Division 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 Division 1

Item

Design Feature

Symbol

Explanation

1

Shape

S1

Circular

15

Edge

E1

Continuously milled

20

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

(d) “JC”.

21

Obverse

O2

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

(c) “AUSTRALIA”; and

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

(e) “JC”.

22

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

(d) the inscription, in Arabic numerals, of a year; 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”.

25

Obverse

O6

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

(e) “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

29

Obverse

O10

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

(d) “Xoz 9995 Pt” (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”.

31

Obverse

O12

The same as for item 20, but with the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II instead superimposed over a pattern of converging lines.

32

Obverse

O13

The same as for item 20, except the rim of the coin is gilded.

33

Obverse

O14

The same as item 22, except omit paragraphs (d), (e) and (f) and substitute:

(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”.

34

Obverse

O15

The same as for item 22, except omit paragraph (d).

100

Reverse

R1

A design consisting of:

(a) in the centre of the coin, a circular inset mother of pearl representing a map of Australia; and

(b) surrounding that inset mother of pearl, a plain border; and

(c) surrounding that plain border in the background is a representation of a coral reef and bubbles, and a representation of the following:

(i) a shark; and

(ii) a sea turtle; and

(iii) a seahorse; and

(iv) an octopus; and

(v) a clownfish; and

(vi) a starfish; and

(vii) a stingray; and

(d) the following:

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

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

(iii) “AH”; and

(iv) “P”.

101

Reverse

R2

A design consisting of a representation of a horse leaping forward on rocky ground, and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN BRUMBY”; 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”.

102

Reverse

R3

The same as for item 101, except omit paragraph (e) and substitute:

(e) “P”; and

(f) a microscopic “P”.

103

Reverse

R4

A design consisting of a representation of a horse galloping through water, and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN BRUMBY”; 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) “JM”; and

(e) “P”.

104

Reverse

R5

The same as for item 103, except omit paragraphs (c), (d) and (e), and substitute:

(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”.

105

Reverse

R6

A design consisting of a circular border immediately inside the rim that is partially obscured by a stylised representation of a Chinese dragon and a flaming pearl, and the following:

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

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

(c) “LB”; and

(d) “P”.

106

Reverse

R7

A design consisting of a partial circle enclosing a coloured representation of an emu and an emu chick on a landscape featuring a riverbank 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”.

107

Reverse

R8

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 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

(e) “SD”; and

(f) “P”; and

(g) a microscopic “P”.

108

Reverse

R9

A design consisting of a circular border, in the background is a representation of Australian native foliage and flowers, in the foreground partially obscuring the border is a representation of a kangaroo and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO”; and

(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

(c) “NM”; and

(d) “P”.

109

Reverse

R10

A design consisting of a landscape featuring grassy flatlands, boab trees, termite mounds, rock formations, and a diamond inset surrounded by stylised sunrays extending out to form a circle and the following:

(a) “KIMBERLEY SUNSET”; and

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

(c) “Xoz ROSE 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) “TV”; and

(e) “P”.

110

Reverse

R11

A design consisting of a gilded rim, with a circular border, in the foreground, partially obscuring the border, a representation of a koala (gilded) sleeping in the fork of a tree and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN 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) “MR”; and

(e) “P”.

111

Reverse

R12

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) “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) “IJ”; and

(e) “P”; and

(f) a microscopic “P”.

112

Reverse

R13

A design consisting of a circular border, partially obscuring the border is a representation of a kookaburra perched on a branch with leaves and gumnuts, and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN KOOKABURRA”; and

(b) the inscription, in Arabic numerals, of a year followed by “Xoz 9995 PLATINUM” (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”.

113

Reverse

R14

The same as for item 112, except for the following:

(a) the rim of the coin and the kookaburra are gilded; and

(b) omit paragraph (b) and substitute:

“(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”.

114

Reverse

R15

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 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) “NM”; and

(e) “P”.

115

Reverse

R16

A design consisting of:

(a) in the background, a representation of stylised clouds; and

(b) in the foreground, a representation of a stylised dragon holding a pearl; and

(c) the following:

(i) “NM”; and

(ii) “P”; and

(iii) a microscopic “P”.

116

Reverse

R17

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”.

117

Reverse

R18

A design consisting of a coloured representation of a Tasmanian devil 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, a gum leaf, a gum nut, gum blossoms, a bottlebrush flower 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”.

118

Reverse

R19

The same as for item 117, except for the following:

(a) the design is not coloured; and

(b) omit paragraph (a).

119

Reverse

R20

A design consisting of a coloured representation of a wombat sleeping in a birds’ nest, surrounded by native Australian flowers and foliage, a bird, a butterfly and a flying insect surrounded by and partially obscuring silhouette representations of a wattle flower, a gum leaf, a gum nut, gum blossoms, a bottlebrush flower 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”.

120

Reverse

R21

The same as for item 119, except for the following:

(a) the design is not coloured; and

(b) omit paragraph (a).

121

Reverse

R22

A design consisting of a circular border immediately inside the rim that is partially obscured by representation of an osprey swooping over water, and grappling with a fish, in the foreground, with stylised clouds in the background, and the following:

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

(b) “OSPREY”; and

(c) “NH”; and

(d) “P”; and

(e) a microscopic “P”.

122

Reverse

R23

The same as for item 121, except omit paragraph (e).

123

Reverse

R24

A design consisting of a background of rocks, flowers, leaves, butterflies, and a lizard, with a quokka and its joey in the foreground, and the following:

(a) “QUOKKA”; and

(b) “JM”; and

(c) “P”; and

(d) a microscopic “P”.

124

Reverse

R25

A design consisting of a representation of the Super Pit open cut gold mine in Kalgoorlie, Western Australia, a vehicle driving, in the background, a cloudy sky, and the following:

(a) “SUPER PIT AUSTRALIA”; 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) “LB”; and

(e) “P”; and

(f) a microscopic “P”.

125

Reverse

R26

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) enclosed by a circle, the Chinese language character () pronounced wáng under the Pinyin system and meaning king; and

(e) “JM”; and

(f) “P”; and

(g) a microscopic “P”.

126

Reverse

R27

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

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

(b) “TIGER”; and

(c) “2022”; and

(d) “MR”; and

(e) “P”.

127

Reverse

R28

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) “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) “JM”; and

(e) “P”.

128

Reverse

R29

The same as for item 127, except omit paragraph (c) and substitute:

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

129

Reverse

R30

A design consisting of a circular border immediately inside the rim that is partially obscured by a representation of a flying eagle 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 in Arabic numerals); and

(c) “JM”; and

(d) “P”.

130

Reverse

R31

A design consisting of a circular border immediately inside the rim partially obscured by a representation of a flying eagle with its wings outstretched, superimposed over converging lines, 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 common fraction in Arabic numerals); and

(d) “JM”; and

(e) “P”.

131

Reverse

R32

A design consisting of a circular border immediately inside the rim partially obscured by a representation of a flying eagle with its wings outstretched, another eagle with its eaglet perched on its nest, 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 common fraction in Arabic numerals); and

(d) “JM”; and

(e) “P”.

132

Reverse

R33

A design consisting of a circle that is partially obscured by a representation of an eagle perched on a tree branch, 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 common fraction in Arabic numerals); and

(d) “JM”; and

(e) “P”.

133

Reverse

R34

A design consisting of a circle that is partially obscured by a representation of an eagle landing on a tree stump, 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 common fraction in Arabic numerals); and

(d) “JM”; and

(e) “P”.