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This instrument amends the Currency (Australian Coins) Determination 2019 to determine the characteristics of 22 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. 5) Determination 2021

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

Dated               7 October 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

Currency (Australian Coins) Determination 2019                                                                          2

 

 


1  Name

                   This instrument is the Currency (Australian Coins) Amendment (2021 Royal Australian Mint No. 5) 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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:

 

64

$10

At least 99.99% gold

3.11 + 0.10

17.75

1.70

S1

E1

O1

R64

04/10/2021

65

$1

At least 99.9% silver

11.66 ± 0.30

25.20

3.25

S1

E3

O1

R65

04/10/2021

66

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R65

04/10/2021

67

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R66

04/10/2021

68

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R67

04/10/2021

69

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R68

04/10/2021

70

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R69

04/10/2021

71

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R70

04/10/2021

72

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R71

04/10/2021

73

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R72

04/10/2021

74

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R73

04/10/2021

75

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R74

04/10/2021

76

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R75

04/10/2021

77

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R76

04/10/2021

78

50¢

At least 99.9% silver with selective gold plating

18.24 ± 0.50

31.65

3.20

S5

E2

O2

R77

04/10/2021

79

50¢

Copper, aluminium and nickel

14.09 ± 1.00

31.65

3.15

S5

E2

O2

R78

04/10/2021

80

$1

At least 99.9% silver with selective gold plating

15.55 + 3.00

28.75

3.50

S1

E1

O1

R79

04/10/2021

81

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R80

04/10/2021

82

50¢

Copper and nickel

15.55 ± 0.96

31.65

3.16

S5

E2

O1

R81

04/10/2021

83

$5

At least 99.9% silver

31.103 + 3.00

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O10

R82

04/10/2021

84

$1

At least 99.9% silver

31.103 + 3.00

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O3

R29

04/10/2021

85

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.103 + 1.50

39.00

2.70

S1

E1

O3

R30

04/10/2021

 

2  Schedule 2021, Part 1, clause 3 (after table item 24)

Insert:

 

29

Obverse

O10

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) “ELIZABETH II”; and

(ii) “AUSTRALIA”; and

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

(iv) “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

(v) “JC”.

 

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

Add:

 

163

Reverse

R64

A design consisting of:

(a) in the foreground, a stylised representation of an Australovenator dinosaur skeleton, surrounded by dried cracked earth representing an excavation site; and

(b) in the background, a representation of an Australovenator dinosaur chasing three smaller dinosaurs; and

(c) a stylised representation of a fern, partially obscured by the Australovenator’s tail; and

(d) between the skeleton’s legs, a “C” surrounded by a circle; and

(e) the following:

(i) “AUSTRALOVENATOR”; and

(ii) “10 DOLLARS”; and

(iii) “DINOSAURS DOWNUNDER”; and

(iv) “AWB”.

164

Reverse

R65

The same as for item 163, except repeal subparagraph (e)(ii) and substitute:

(ii) “1 DOLLAR”; and

165

Reverse

R66

The same as for item 164, except repeal paragraph (d) and substitute:

(d) between the skeleton’s legs, a “S” (enclosed in a square) and surrounded by a circle; and

166

Reverse

R67

The same as for item 164, except repeal paragraph (d) and substitute:

(d) between the skeleton’s legs, a “M” (enclosed in a square) and surrounded by a circle; and

167

Reverse

R68

The same as for item 164, except repeal paragraph (d) and substitute:

(d) between the skeleton’s legs, a “B” (enclosed in a square) and surrounded by a circle; and

168

Reverse

R69

The same as for item 164, except repeal paragraph (d) and substitute:

(d) between the skeleton’s legs, a stylised representation of an envelope surrounded by a circle; and

169

Reverse

R70

The same as for item 164, except repeal paragraph (d) and substitute:

(d) between the skeleton’s legs, a blank circle; and

170

Reverse

R71

The same as for item 164, except repeal paragraph (d) and substitute:

(d) between the skeleton’s legs, a “S” (counterstamped) surrounded by a circle; and

171

Reverse

R72

The same as for item 164, except repeal paragraph (d) and substitute:

(d) between the skeleton’s legs, a “B” (counterstamped) surrounded by a circle; and

172

Reverse

R73

The same as for item 164, except repeal paragraph (d) and substitute:

(d) between the skeleton’s legs, a “M” (counterstamped) surrounded by a circle; and

173

Reverse

R74

The same as for item 164, except repeal paragraph (d) and substitute:

(d) between the skeleton’s legs, a “A” (counterstamped) surrounded by a circle; and

174

Reverse

R75

The same as for item 164, except repeal paragraph (d) and substitute:

(d) between the skeleton’s legs, a “P” (counterstamped) surrounded by a circle; and

175

Reverse

R76

The same as for item 164, except repeal paragraph (d) and substitute:

(d) between the skeleton’s legs, a stylised map of Australia (counterstamped) surrounded by a circle; and

176

Reverse

R77

A design consisting of:

(a) in the foreground, a stylised representation of a guitar, plated in gold, extending to the edge of the coin; and

(b) in the background, a stylised representation of 5 stage lights, with each light shining a light beam onto a stage; and

(c) beneath the stage, a stylised representation of a roadway; and

(d) the following:

(i) “TAMWORTH COUNTRY MUSIC FESTIVAL”; and

(ii) “50TH ANNIVERSARY”; and

(iii) “TD”.

177

Reverse

R78

The same as for item 176, except the guitar is not plated in gold.

178

Reverse

R79

A design consisting of:

(a) 2 central silhouetted figures of a woman and a child holding hands in a gold-plated semicircle; and

(b) the figures are casting representations of shadows, which are likened to eight upside-down female figures in a fan arrangement; and

(c) a doily pattern surrounds the central design; and

(d) the following:

(i) “CENTENARY OF THE COUNTRY WOMEN’S ASSOCIATION”; and

(ii) “$1”; and

(iii) “X oz .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

(iv) “BS”.

179

Reverse

R80

The same as for item 178, except the semi-circle is not gold-plated, and repeal subparagraphs (iii) and (iv) and substitute:

(iii) “BS”.

180

Reverse

R81

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of a kangaroo; and

(b) a stylised representation of an emu; and

(c) a combination of coloured and non-coloured circles, and tear drop shapes are incorporated into the representations of the kangaroo and emu, with 5 coloured tubular shapes protruding from the centre of the design; and

(d) a representation of the Commonwealth Star (also known as the Star of Federation); and

(e) the following:

(i) “50”; and

(ii) “AS”.

181

Reverse

R82

A design consisting of:

(a) in the background, stylised representations of the floral emblems of Australia’s 6 States, the Australian Capital Territory and the Northern Territory; and

(b) a representation of the Commonwealth Star (also known as the Star of Federation); and

(c) in the foreground, a stylised representation of a kangaroo with a joey in its pouch; and

(d) on an ornamental shield, with the inscription, “FIVE DOLLARS”; and

(e) on an ornamental scroll, partially obscured by the representation of the kangaroo, the following:

(i) “AUSTRALIA”; and

(ii) “AB”.