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This instrument amends the Currency (Australian Coins) Determination 2019 to determine the characteristics of 28 new non-circulating coins proposed to be issued by the Perth Mint.
Administered by: Treasury
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 20
Registered 26 Jul 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR03-Aug-2021
Tabled Senate03-Aug-2021
Date of repeal 19 Oct 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Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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. 3) Determination 2021

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

Dated 23 July 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. 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 2, clause 4 (table item 29, column headed “Maximum thickness (mm)”)

Omit “15.50”, substitute “17.00”.

2  Schedule 2021, Part 2, clause 4 (table item 30, column headed ““Maximum thickness (mm)”)

Omit “14.70”, substitute “16.00”.

3  Schedule 2021, Part 2, clause 4 (at the end of the table)

Add:

 

40

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.157 ± 0.050

32.60

2.95

S1

E1

O1

R36

12/07/2021

41

$50

At least 99.99% gold

15.603 ± 0.050

25.60

2.50 

S1

E1

O1

R37

12/07/2021

42

$25

At least 99.99% gold

7.807 ± 0.030

20.60

2.30

S1

E1

O1

R38

12/07/2021

43

$15

At least 99.99% gold

3.131 ± 0.020

16.60

1.80

S1

E1

O1

R39

12/07/2021

44

$2

At least 99.99% silver

62.713 ± 0.500

45.60

6.50

S13

E1

O18

R40

12/07/2021

45

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

13.500 ± 1.000

30.70

3.40

S1

E1

O2

R41

12/07/2021

46

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

47.60 × 27.60

3.57

S8

E2

O17

R42

12/07/2021

47

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

13.500 ± 1.000

30.70

3.40

S1

E1

O2

R43

12/07/2021

48

10¢

At least 99.99% silver

3.261 ± 0.150

20.60

1.50

S1

E1

O1

R44

12/07/2021

49

$500

At least 99.99% gold

155.583 ± 0.050

50.80

5.90

S1

E1

O1

R45

12/07/2021

50

$200

At least 99.99% gold

62.263 ± 0.050

36.60

5.50

S1

E1

O1

R45

12/07/2021

51

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.157 ± 0.050

27.60

5.00

S1

E1

O1

R45

12/07/2021

52

$8

At least 99.99% silver

156.533 ± 1.000

50.90

11.85

S1

E1

O13

R46

12/07/2021

53

$500

At least 99.99% gold

155.583 ± 0.050

50.80

5.90

S1

E1

O1

R47

12/07/2021

54

$8

At least 99.99% silver

156.533 ± 1.000

50.90

11.85

S1

E1

O1

R48

12/07/2021

55

$2

At least 99.99% silver

62.713 ± 0.500

40.90

7.28

S1

E1

O13

R49

12/07/2021

56

$15

At least 99.95% platinum

3.132 ± 0.020

16.60

1.80

S1

E1

O1

R50

12/07/2021

57

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.90

3.50

S1

E1

O1

R51

12/07/2021

58

$2

At least 99.99% gold

0.515 ± 0.015

11.60

1.00

S1

E1

O1

R52

12/07/2021

59

$50

At least 91.67% gold

16.032 ± 0.050

22.60

3.80

S1

E1

O2

R53

12/07/2021

60

$25

At least 91.67% gold

8.018 ± 0.030

22.55

1.90

S1

E1

O2

R53

12/07/2021

61

$30

At least 99.99% silver

1,002.100 ± 2.000

100.90

14.50

S1

E1

O16

R54

12/07/2021

62

$2

At least 99.99% silver

62.713 ± 0.500

50.80

4.80

S1

E1

O14

R54

12/07/2021

63

$1

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.90

3.50

S1

E1

O14

R54

12/07/2021

64

50¢

At least 99.99% silver

16.053 ± 0.500

32.60

2.90

S1

E1

O14

R54

12/07/2021

65

25¢

At least 99.99% silver

8.077 ± 0.300

25.60

2.60

S1

E1

O14

R55

12/07/2021

66

$15

At least 99.99% gold

3.131 ± 0.020

16.60

1.80

S1

E1

O15

R55

12/07/2021

67

$5

At least 99.99% gold

1.575 ± 0.020

14.60

1.40

S1

E1

O15

R55

12/07/2021

 

4  Schedule 2021, Part 2, clause 5 (after item 1)

Insert:

 

8

Shape

S8

Rectangular with rounded corners

13

Shape

S13

Annular

 

5  Schedule 2021, Part 2, clause 5 (after item 15)

Insert:

 

16

Edge

E2

Plain

 

6  Schedule 2021, Part 2, clause 5 (after item 34)

Insert:

 

35

Obverse

O16

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

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

36

Obverse

O17

A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, superimposed over a pattern of radial lines within a square, 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 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

(f) “JC”.

37

Obverse

O18

A design consisting of a circular pattern of stylised snowflakes, which is partially obscured by an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, and the following:

(a) “ELIZABETH II”; and

(b) “AUSTRALIA”; and

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

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

(e) 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

(f) “JC”.

 

7  Schedule 2021, Part 2, clause 5 (at the end of the table)

Add:

 

135

Reverse

R36

A design consisting of a pattern of dots forming a circle immediately inside the rim, enclosing a representation of Stuart Devlin’s original 1986 Welcome Stranger gold nugget illustration, with the nugget surrounded by a gilded circular pattern of stylised sunrays, and the following:

(a) “THE AUSTRALIAN NUGGET”; and

(b) “X OZ. FINE 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) the inscription, in Arabic numerals, of a year; and

(d) “35”; and

(e) “WELCOME STRANGER 1869”; and

(f) “SD”; and

(g) “P”.

136

Reverse

R37

A design consisting of a pattern of dots forming a circle immediately inside the rim, enclosing a representation of Stuart Devlin’s original 1986 Hand of Faith gold nugget illustration, with the nugget surrounded by a gilded circular pattern of stylised sunrays, and the following:

(a) “THE AUSTRALIAN NUGGET”; and

(b) “X OZ. FINE 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) the inscription, in Arabic numerals, of a year; and

(d) “35”; and

(e) “HAND OF FAITH 1980”; and

(f) “SD”; and

(g) “P”.

137

Reverse

R38

A design consisting of a pattern of dots forming a circle immediately inside the rim, enclosing a representation of Stuart Devlin’s original 1987 Golden Eagle gold nugget illustration, with the nugget surrounded by a gilded circular pattern of stylised sunrays, and the following:

(a) “THE AUSTRALIAN NUGGET”; and

(b) “X OZ. FINE 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) the inscription, in Arabic numerals, of a year; and

(d) “35”; and

(e) “GOLDEN EAGLE 1931”; and

(f) “SD”; and

(g) “P”.

138

Reverse

R39

A design consisting of a pattern of dots forming a circle immediately inside the rim, enclosing a representation of Stuart Devlin’s original 1986 Little Hero gold nugget illustration, with the nugget surrounded by a gilded circular pattern of stylised sunrays, and the following:

(a) “THE AUSTRALIAN NUGGET”; and

(b) “X OZ. FINE 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) the inscription, in Arabic numerals, of a year; and

(d) “35”; and

(e) “LITTLE HERO 1890”; and

(f) “SD”; and

(g) “P”.

139

Reverse

R40

A design consisting of:

(a) a night-time Christmas-themed design consisting of the following:

(i) a snowy streetscape of buildings; and

(ii) streetlamps; and

(iii) trees; and

(iv) deer; and

(v) children playing on a sleigh; and

(vi) children building a snowman; and

(vii) a ‘snow angel’; and

(viii) footprints and paths in the snow; and

(ix) a windmill; and

(x) snowflakes, and curved lines representing eddies, in the sky; and

(b) elements of the Christmas-themed design are coloured yellow representing artificial lighting; and

(c) the following:

(i) “MR”; and

(ii) “P”.

140

Reverse

R41

A design consisting of:

(a) a coloured representation of a sulphur-crested cockatoo; and

(b) from its beak, the cockatoo holds a representation of a gift with a coloured ribbon; and

(c) the cockatoo is perched on a tree branch covered in coloured lights; and

(d) surrounding the cockatoo are ornaments (some coloured) hanging from a tree; and

(e) the following:

(i) “MERRY CHRISTMAS”; and

(ii) “IJ”; and

(iii) “P”.

141

Reverse

R42

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

(a) “LB”; and

(b) “P”.

142

Reverse

R43

A design consisting of a coloured representation of a cake, with candles and on a cake stand, surrounded by wrapped gifts and confetti, and the following:

(a) “HAPPY BIRTHDAY”; and

(b) “JM”; and

(c) “P”.

143

Reverse

R44

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 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) “NH”; and

(e) “P”.

144

Reverse

R45

The same as for item 143, 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”.

145

Reverse

R46

The same as for item 111, except for the following:

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

(b) omit paragraphs (c) and (f), and insert in the correct position:

“(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”.

146

Reverse

R47

The same as for item 111, except for the following:

(a) omit paragraphs (c) and (f), and insert in the correct 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”.

147

Reverse

R48

The same as for item 114, except omit paragraph (c) 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”.

148

Reverse

R49

The same as for item 114, except for the following:

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

(b) omit paragraph (c) 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”.

149

Reverse

R50

The same as for item 114, except omit paragraph (c) and substitute:

“(c) “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”.

150

Reverse

R51

The same as for item 114, except for the following:

(a) the kookaburra, flowers and foliage are coloured; and

(b) omit paragraph (c), 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

  (ca) a microscopic “P”; and”

151

Reverse

R52

A design consisting of a partial circle enclosing a representation of a bounding kangaroo 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) “Xg 9999 GOLD” (where “X” is the nominal weight in grams of the coin, expressed as a whole or decimal number, or a common fraction in Arabic numerals); and

(d) “NH”; and

(e) “P”.

152

Reverse

R53

A design consisting of a representation of a laurel wreath and a platinum plated St Edward’s Crown and the following:

(a) “PERTH MINT”; and

(b) “70” enclosed in an oval; and

(c) “AUSTRALIA”; and

(d) “SOVEREIGN”.

153

Reverse

R54

A design consisting of a representation of a rear-facing coloured tiger in the foreground, with a stylised representation of rocky ground, foliage, and bamboo leaves in the background, and the following:

(a) “TIGER”; and

(b) “2022”; and

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

(d) “P”.

154

Reverse

R55

A design consisting of a coloured stylised representation of a tiger and tiger cub, inspired by Chinese folk art, pulling on a blanket using their teeth to reveal coloured representation of gold sycee, and the following:

(a) “TIGER”; and

(b) “2022”; and

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

(d) “P”.