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This instrument amends the Currency (Australian Coins) Determination 2019 to determine the characteristics of 12 new non-circulating 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 30 Apr 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR11-May-2021
Tabled Senate11-May-2021
To be repealed 12 Aug 2021
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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 Royal Australian Mint No. 2) 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 Royal Australian Mint No. 2) 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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  Schedule 2021, Part 1, clause 2 (at the end of the table)

Add:

 

20

20¢

Copper and nickel

11.30 ± 0.78

28.65

2.92

S1

E1

O1

R21

29/04/2021

21

20¢

Copper and nickel with gold plating

11.30 ± 0.78

28.65

2.92

S1

E1

O1

R21

29/04/2021

22

30¢

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.65 ± 0.66

28.72

3.06

S12

E2

O1

R22

29/04/2021

23

30¢

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.65 ± 0.66

28.72

3.06

S12

E2

O1

R23

29/04/2021

24

30¢

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.65 ± 0.66

28.72

3.06

S12

E2

O1

R24

29/04/2021

25

30¢

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.65 ± 0.66

28.72

3.06

S12

E2

O1

R25

29/04/2021

26

50¢

Copper and nickel

15.37 ± 1.00

31.81

3.00

S9

E2

O1

R26

29/04/2021

27

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O2

R27

29/04/2021

28

$1

At least 99.9% silver

15.55 + 2.00

43.30 × 25.30

3.00

S8

E2

O4

R28

29/04/2021

29

$5

At least 99.9% silver

31.103 + 3.00

40.50

8.30

S4

E2

O3

R29

29/04/2021

30

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.103 + 0.50

38.75

4.80

S4

E2

O3

R30

29/04/2021

31

$5

At least 99.9% silver

155.51 + 3.00

65.50

6.00

S1

E1

O2

R31

29/04/2021

 

2  Schedule 2021, Part 1, clause 3 (after table item 1)

Insert:

 

4

Shape

S4

Circular concave

 

3  Schedule 2021, Part 1, clause 3 (after table item 5)

Insert:

 

8

Shape

S8

Rectangular with rounded corners

9

Shape

S9

Tetradecagonal

12

Shape

S12

Dodecagonal with rounded corners (scallop-edged)

 

4  Schedule 2021, Part 1, clause 3 (after table item 22)

Insert:

 

23

Obverse

O4

A rectangular design consisting of:

(a) a central circle surrounding an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II; and

(b) surrounding the central circle, a stylised representation of pine branches and rocky ground; and

(c) curved convex border edges; and

(d) the following:

(i) “ELIZABETH II”; and

(ii) “AUSTRALIA”; and

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

(iv) 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

(v) “JC”.

 

5  Schedule 2021, Part 1, clause 3 (at the end of the table)

Add:

 

120

Reverse

R21

A design consisting of:

(a) a coloured circular border immediately inside the rim; and

(b) within the circular border, a design based on cover art from the Australian children’s book, Animalia (1986) by Graeme Base, author and illustrator; and

(c) to the side of the design based on the cover art, and partially obscuring the circular boarder, a coloured strip of designs based on illustrations from Animalia; and

(d) the following:

(i) “35th ANNIVERSARY OF ANIMALIA”; and

(ii) “20”.

121

Reverse

R22

A design consisting of:

(a) a pattern of stars and musical notes; and

(b) superimposed over the pattern, The Wiggles logo; and

(c) below a dividing curved line, a stylised coloured representation of the original 1991 members of Australian children’s music group The Wiggles playing guitars, surrounded by a pattern of coloured stars and musical notes; and

(d) the following:

(i) “1991 – 2021”; and

(ii) “30”.

122

Reverse

R23

A design consisting of:

(a) a pattern of stars and musical notes; and

(b) superimposed over the pattern, The Wiggles logo; and

(c) above a dividing curved line, a stylised coloured representation of the 2021 members of Australian children’s music group The Wiggles dancing, surrounded by a pattern of coloured stars and musical notes; and

(d) the following:

(i) “1991 – 2021”; and

(ii) “30”.

123

Reverse

R24

The same as for item 121, except within the pattern of colour stars and musical notes there is a coloured envelope.

124

Reverse

R25

The same as for item 122, except within the pattern of colour stars and musical notes there is a coloured envelope.

125

Reverse

R26

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of a tiger on a rocky outcrop in the foreground, with stylised representations of two pine trees in the background; and

(b) the following:

(i) “50”; and

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

(iii) “AS”.

126

Reverse

R27

A design consisting of:

(a) a crescent shape partially obscured on the convex side by a representation of a tiger standing on rocky ground; and

(b) in the background, a stylised pine tree branch; and

(c) the following:

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

(ii) the “YEAR OF THE TIGER”; and

(iii) a stylised representation of the designer’s initials “BK”.

127

Reverse

R28

A design with a rectangular border with rounded corners and convex edges and within the border the following:

(a) a crescent shape partially obscured on the convex side by a representation of a tiger standing on rocky ground; and

(b) in the background, stylised pine tree branches; and

(c) the following:

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

(ii) “YEAR OF THE TIGER”; and

(iii)a stylised representation of the designer’s initials “BK”.

128

Reverse

R29

The same as for item 126, except omit subparagraph (c)(iii) and substitute:

(iii) a stylised representation of the designer’s initials “BK”; and

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

129

Reverse

R30

The same as for item 126, except omit subparagraph (c)(iii) and substitute:

(iii) a stylised representation of the designer’s initials “BK”; and

(iv) “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).

130

Reverse

R31

The same as for item 118, except that the design is uncoloured.