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This legislative instrument amends Currency (Australian Coins) Determination 2019 to determine the characteristics of 1 new circulating and 20 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 22 Jun 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR23-Jun-2021
Tabled Senate24-Jun-2021
Date of repeal 03 Sep 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Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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. 3) Determination 2021

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

Dated 10 June 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. 3) 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 1 (at the end of the table)

Add:

 

2

$2

Copper, aluminium and nickel

6.60 ± 0.60

20.62

3.70

S1

E3

O1

R32

11/06/2021

 

2  Schedule 2021, Part 1, clause 2 (at the end of the table)

Add:

 

32

$2

Copper, aluminium and nickel

6.60 ± 0.60

20.62

3.70

S1

E3

O1

R32

11/06/2021

33

50¢

Copper and nickel

15.55 ± 0.96

31.65

3.16

S5

E2

O1

R33

11/06/2021

34

50¢

At least 99.9% silver (with gold plating)

18.24 ± 0.50

31.65

3.20

S5

E2

O5

R34

11/06/2021

35

20¢

Copper and nickel

11.30 ± 0.78

28.65

2.92

S1

E1

O1

R35

11/06/2021

36

$1

At least 99.9% silver

15.55 + 3.00

 

28.80

3.50

S1

E1

O1

R36

11/06/2021

37

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O2

R37

11/06/2021

38

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O2

R38

11/06/2021

39

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O2

R39

11/06/2021

40

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O2

R40

11/06/2021

41

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O2

R41

11/06/2021

42

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O2

R42

11/06/2021

43

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O2

R43

11/06/2021

44

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O2

R44

11/06/2021

45

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O2

R45

11/06/2021

46

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R46

11/06/2021

47

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R47

11/06/2021

48

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R48

11/06/2021

49

$5

At least 99.9% silver

31.103 + 3.00

32.30

6.00

S1

E1

O2

R49

11/06/2021

50

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.103 + 1.50

39.00

2.70

S1

E1

O2

R50

11/06/2021

51

$1

At least 99.9% silver

31.103 + 3.00

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O2

R51

11/06/2021

 

3  Schedule 2021, Part 1, clause 3 (after table item 23)

Insert:

 

24

Obverse

O5

The same as for item 20 but the effigy is gold plated.

 

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

Add:

 

131

Reverse

R32

A design consisting of:

(a) a central circle containing a pattern of circles connected by lines overlaid by 4 concentric coloured circles graduating from grey to white (moving from the centre of the coin outwards); and

(b) around the central circle, a stylised representation of 12 people, all wearing face masks with their arms extended, and with each represented person described by one of the following:

(i) wearing a shirt, pants and stethoscope, and holding a medical bag; and

(ii) wearing a shirt, pants and an apron, and holding a spray bottle and cloth; and

(iii) wearing a hospital gown and stethoscope; and

(iv) wearing a military camouflage uniform; and

(v) wearing a shirt, pants and an apron, and holding two shopping bags; and

(vi) wearing emergency services safety gear; and

(vii) wearing a dress and jacket, and holding a pen and book; and

(viii) wearing a police uniform and cap; and

(ix) wearing a shirt and pants, and holding an electronic device displaying a pattern of circles connected by lines; and

(x) wearing medical personal protective equipment; and

(xi) wearing a shirt and pants, and holding a pen and book; and

(xii) wearing a lab coat, and holding a test tube; and

(c) the following:

(i) “AUSTRALIA’S FRONTLINE WORKERS”; and

(ii) “TWO DOLLARS”; and

(iii) “AWB”.

132

Reverse

R33

A design consisting of an Australian Christmas themed representation of:

(a) at the top of coin, a pattern of curved lines representing the ocean; and

(b) below the lines representing the ocean, a series of billowing and curled shapes representing waves breaking on the beach; and

(c) rising up from the breaking waves, bubbles and stars superimposed over the lines representing the ocean; and

(d) below the breaking waves, a series of overlapping parabolic and dotted lines representing the swash on the beach; and

(c) the following:

(i) “50”; and

(ii) “BS”.

133

Reverse

R34

The same as for item 132, except the area representing the beach is gold plated.

134

Reverse

R35

A design consisting of:

(a) a representation of photograph by Michael Amendolia of a 20,000-year-old ancient fossilised human footprint (photograph was captured in the Mungo National Park, New South Wales); and

(b) embedded within the representation of dried earth surrounding the footprint, a map of Australia; and

(c) the following:

(i) “MILLENNIA”; and

(ii) “TWENTY CENTS”; and

(iii) “WILLANDRA LAKES TRACKWAY”.

135

Reverse

R36

The same as for item 134, except repeal subparagraph (c)(ii) and substitute:

(ii) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

136

Reverse

R37

A design consisting of:

(a) a coloured stylised representation of a dolphin porpoising out of water, superimposed over a coloured background consisting of curved lines representing seawater; and

(b) beneath the dolphin and seawater, a wavy banner with a representation of the RSPCA Australia logo; and

(c) the following:

(i) “150 YEARS”.

137

Reverse

R38

A design consisting of:

(a) a coloured stylised representation of a female domestic fowl (hen) and chicken eggs, on straw, superimposed over a coloured background; and

(b) beneath the hen and straw, a wavy banner with a representation of the RSPCA Australia logo; and

(c) the following:

(i) “150 YEARS”.

138

Reverse

R39

A design consisting of:

(a) a coloured stylised representation of a bearded dragon, superimposed over a coloured background; and

(b) beneath the bearded dragon, a wavy banner with a representation of the RSPCA Australia logo; and

(c) the following:

(i) “150 YEARS”.

139

Reverse

R40

A design consisting of:

(a) a coloured stylised representation of a dog, superimposed over a coloured background; and

(b) beneath the dog, a wavy banner with a representation of the RSPCA Australia logo; and

(c) the following:

(i) “150 YEARS”.

140

Reverse

R41

A design consisting of:

(a) a coloured stylised representation of a guinea pig eating foliage, superimposed over a coloured background; and

(b) beneath the guinea pig, a wavy banner with a representation of the RSPCA Australia logo; and

(c) the following:

(i) “150 YEARS”.

141

Reverse

R42

A design consisting of:

(a) a coloured stylised representation of a horse trotting, superimposed over a coloured background; and

(b) beneath the horse, a wavy banner with a representation of the RSPCA Australia logo; and

(c) the following:

(i) “150 YEARS”.

142

Reverse

R43

A design consisting of:

(a) a coloured stylised representation of a cat, superimposed over a coloured background; and

(b) beneath the cat, a wavy banner with a representation of the RSPCA Australia logo; and

(c) the following:

(i) “150 YEARS”.

143

Reverse

R44

A design consisting of:

(a) a coloured stylised representation of a wombat, inspired by the RSPCA Australia trademark Wombat Wearing Bandage, superimposed over a coloured background; and

(b) beneath the wombat, a wavy banner with a representation of the RSPCA Australia logo; and

(c) the following:

(i) “150 YEARS”.

144

Reverse

R45

A design consisting of:

(a) a coloured stylised representation of (from left to right) a lamb, piglet and duck, superimposed over a coloured background; and

(b) beneath the animals, a wavy banner with a representation of the RSPCA Australia logo; and

(c) the following:

(i) “150 YEARS”.

145

Reverse

R46

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of 5 kangaroos; and

(b) “1 DOLLAR”; and

(c) a stylised representation of a Leadbeater’s possum enclosed in a square.

146

Reverse

R47

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of 5 kangaroos; and

(b) “1 DOLLAR”; and

(c) a stylised representation of a numbat enclosed in a square.

147

Reverse

R48

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of 5 kangaroos; and

(b) “1 DOLLAR”; and

(c) a stylised representation of a platypus enclosed in a square.

148

Reverse

R49

A design consisting of a circular border surrounding and partially obscured by a representation of two Fraser’s dolphins porpoising out of the water, and in the background a representation of a rising sun on the horizon, and the following:

(a) “FRASER’S DOLPHIN”; and

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

149

Reverse

R50

A design consisting of:

(a) a circular border immediately inside the rim surrounding a stylised representation of a desert scorpion on sand, representing the Australian desert, in the foreground; and

(b) in the background, a stylised representation of the sun on the horizon with lines radiating out randomly to the border, some partially obscured by the desert scorpion; and

(c) the following:

(i) “DESERT SCORPION”; 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) and

(iii) “AB” (in a stylised form).

150

Reverse

R51

The same as for item 149, except repeal subparagraph (c)(ii) and substitute:

(ii) “Xoz .999 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