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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.
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Currency (Australian Coins) Amendment (2021 Royal Australian Mint No. 4) Determination 2021

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

Dated               1 September 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                                                                                            1

Currency (Australian Coins) Determination 2019                                                                          1

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Currency (Australian Coins) Amendment (2021 Royal Australian Mint No. 4) 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 2020, Part 1, clause 3 (table items 32 and 33)

Repeal the items, substitute:

 

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); and

(ii) “JC”.

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); and

 

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

Add:

 

52

$2

Copper, aluminium and nickel

6.60 ± 0.60

20.62

3.70

S1

E3

O1

R52

27/08/2021

53

50¢

Copper and nickel

15.55 ± 0.96

31.65

3.16

S5

E2

O1

R53

27/08/2021

54

10¢

Copper and nickel

5.65 ± 0.49

23.82

2.30

S1

E1

O1

R54

27/08/2021

55

50¢

Copper and nickel

15.55 ± 0.96

31.65

3.16

S5

E2

O2

R55

27/08/2021

56

50¢

Copper and nickel

15.55 ± 0.96

31.65

3.16

S5

E2

O2

R56

27/08/2021

57

50¢

Copper and nickel

15.55 ± 0.96

31.65

3.16

S5

E2

O2

R57

27/08/2021

58

50¢

Copper and nickel

15.55 ± 0.96

31.65

3.16

S5

E2

O2

R58

27/08/2021

59

50¢

Copper and nickel

15.55 ± 0.96

31.65

3.16

S5

E2

O2

R59

27/08/2021

60

50¢

Copper and nickel

15.55 ± 0.96

31.65

3.16

S5

E2

O2

R60

27/08/2021

61

50¢

Copper and nickel

15.55 ± 0.96

31.65

3.16

S5

E2

O2

R61

27/08/2021

62

$25

At least 99.99% gold

6.22 + 0.50

21.95

1.90

S1

E1

O2

R62

27/08/2021

63

$1

At least 99.9% silver

15.55 + 3.00

28.75

3.50

S1

E1

O2

R63

27/08/2021

 

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

Add:

 

151

Reverse

R52

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of an Indigenous baby, sitting down and looking up, by Indigenous artist and illustrator David Hardy; and

(b) above the baby, and the focus of the baby’s attention, a representation of a star mobile set in an asterism of the Southern Cross; and

(c) the following:

(i) “2 DOLLARS”.

152

Reverse

R53

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of a plush toy kangaroo and a plush toy emu facing each other; and

(b) between the plush toys, a stylised representation of a present, wrapped in check pattern incorporating the symbols of the States and tied with a multi-looped bow; and

(c) emanating out from the representation of the wrapped present are ribbons steaming out in all directions, some partially obscured by the plush toys; and

(d) the following:

(i) “50”.

153

Reverse

R54

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of a marionette puppet lyrebird; and

(b) the following:

(i) “10”.

154

Reverse

R55

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of the Queensland Railways A10 Neilson class locomotive No. 6, viewed front-on and at ‘full steam’; and

(b) in the foreground, a stylised representation of railway tracks and sleepers; and

(c) in the background, a multi-coloured pattern of lines and dashes of black, red, orange and cream, partially obscured by the locomotive; and

(d) the following:

(i) “QLD”; and

(ii) “A10”; and

(iii) “No. 6”; and

(iv) “STEAM POWER”; and

(v) “AUSTRALIAN RAIL HERITAGE”; and

(vi) “AS”.

155

Reverse

R56

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of the South Maitland Railway Beyer Peacock & Co locomotive No. 25, viewed front-on and at ‘full steam’; and

(b) in the foreground, a stylised representation of railway tracks and sleepers; and

(c) in the background, a multi-coloured pattern of lines and dashes of black, red, green, grey, blue, white and cream, partially obscured by the locomotive; and

(d) the following:

(i) “NSW”; and

(ii) “SMR”; and

(iii) “No. 25”; and

(iv) “STEAM POWER”; and

(v) “AUSTRALIAN RAIL HERITAGE”; and

(vi) “AS”.

156

Reverse

R57

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of the Victorian Railways R class locomotive R711 ‘Spirit of Bendigo’, viewed front-on and at ‘full steam’; and

(b) in the foreground, a stylised representation of railway tracks and sleepers; and

(c) in the background, a multi-coloured pattern of lines and dashes of black, blue, yellow, red and grey, partially obscured by the locomotive; and

(d) the following:

(i) “VIC R711”; and

(ii) “SPIRIT OF BENDIGO”; and

(iii) “STEAM POWER”; and

(iv) “AUSTRALIAN RAIL HERITAGE”; and

(v) “AS”.

157

Reverse

R58

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of the Wee Georgie Wood Railway Fowler locomotive ‘Wee Georgie Wood’, viewed front-on and at ‘full steam’; and

(b) in the foreground, a stylised representation of railway tracks and sleepers; and

(c) in the background, a multi-coloured pattern of lines and dashes of black, red, khaki, cream and grey, partially obscured by the locomotive; and

(d) the following:

(i) “TAS”; and

(ii) “WEE GEORGIE WOOD”; and

(iii) “STEAM POWER”; and

(iv) “AUSTRALIAN RAIL HERITAGE”; and

(v) “AS”.

158

Reverse

R59

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of the South Australian Railways 500 class locomotive No. 504 ‘Tom Barr Smith’, viewed front-on and at ‘full steam’; and

(b) in the foreground, a stylised representation of railway tracks and sleepers; and

(c) in the background, a multi-coloured pattern of lines and dashes of black, red, green, blue and grey, partially obscured by the locomotive; and

(d) the following:

(i) “SA No.504”; and

(ii) “TOM BARR SMITH”; and

(iii) “STEAM POWER and

(iv) “AUSTRALIAN RAIL HERITAGE”; and

(v) “AS”.

159

Reverse

R60

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of the Western Australian Government Railways W class locomotive W945 ‘Banksiadale’, viewed front‑on and at ‘full steam’; and

(b) in the foreground, a stylised representation of railway tracks and sleepers; and

(c) in the background, a multi-coloured pattern of lines and dashes of black, red, green and blue, partially obscured by the locomotive; and

(d) the following:

(i) “WA W945”; and

(ii) “BANKSIADALE”; and

(iii) “STEAM POWER”; and

(iv) “AUSTRALIAN RAIL HERITAGE”; and

(v) “AS”.

160

Reverse

R61

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of the Commonwealth Railways NM class locomotive NM25, viewed front‑on and at ‘full steam’; and

(b) in the foreground, a stylised representation of railway tracks and sleepers; and

(c) in the background, a multi-coloured pattern of lines and dashes of black, red, green, brown, and blue, partially obscured by the locomotive; and

(d) the following:

(i) “CR”; and

(ii) “NM25”; and

(iii) “STEAM POWER”; and

(iv) “AUSTRALIAN RAIL HERITAGE”; and

(v) “AS”.

161

Reverse

R62

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of a bounding kangaroo with spiral patterns on its tail and legs; and

(b) emanating from behind the kangaroo and heading out in 3 separate directions, overlapping parabolic lines each incorporating a spiral pattern representing the kangaroo’s movement; and

(c) stylised representations of spears of kangaroo grass; and

(d) the following:

(i) “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

(ii) “BS”.

162

Reverse

R63

The same as for item 161, except repeal subparagraph (d)(i) and substitute:

(i) “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); and