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This instrument amends the Currency (Australian Coins) Determination 2019 to determine the characteristics of 1 new circulating and 25 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 09 Dec 2021
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR08-Feb-2022
Tabled Senate08-Feb-2022
Date of repeal 08 Sep 2022
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003

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Currency (Australian Coins) Amendment (2021 Royal Australian Mint No. 6) Determination 2021

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

Dated   2 December 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. 6) 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:

 

3

$2

Copper, aluminium and nickel

6.60 ± 0.60

20.62

3.70

S1

E3

O1

R83

01/12/2021

 

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

Add:

 

86

$2

Copper, aluminium and nickel

6.60 ± 0.60

20.62

3.70

S1

E3

O1

R84

01/12/2021

87

$1

At least 99.9% silver

31.103 + 3.00

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O2

R85

01/12/2021

88

$10

At least 99.99% gold

3.11 + 0.10

17.75

1.70

S1

E1

O2

R86

01/12/2021

89

$30

At least 99.9% silver

1000.00 + 9.50

100.90

14.50

S1

E1

O3

R87

01/12/2021

90

$500

At least 99.99% gold

155.51 + 1.80

61.00

4.30

S1

E1

O3

R88

01/12/2021

91

$30

At least 99.9% silver

1000.00 + 9.50

100.90

14.50

S1

E1

O3

R89

01/12/2021

92

$1

At least 99.9% silver

31.103 + 3.00

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O11

R90

01/12/2021

93

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.103 + 1.50

39.00

2.70

S1

E1

O11

R91

01/12/2021

94

$2

Copper, aluminium and nickel

6.60 ± 0.60

20.62

3.70

S1

E3

O1

R92

01/12/2021

95

$2

Copper, aluminium and nickel

6.60 ± 0.60

20.62

3.70

S1

E3

O1

R93

01/12/2021

96

$2

Copper, aluminium and nickel

6.60 ± 0.60

20.62

3.70

S1

E3

O1

R94

01/12/2021

97

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O2

R95

01/12/2021

98

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O2

R96

01/12/2021

99

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O2

R97

01/12/2021

100

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O2

R98

01/12/2021

101

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R99

01/12/2021

102

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R100

01/12/2021

103

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R101

01/12/2021

104

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R102

01/12/2021

105

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R103

01/12/2021

106

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R104

01/12/2021

107

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R105

01/12/2021

108

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R106

01/12/2021

109

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R107

01/12/2021

110

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R108

01/12/2021

 

3  Schedule 2021, Part 1, clause 3 (after table item 29)

Insert:

 

30

Obverse

O11

A design consisting of an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II and the following:

(a) “ELIZABETH II”; and

(b) “AUSTRALIA”; and

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

(d) “JC”; and

(e) in the background, the equator, latitude lines, longitude lines and an ornamental pattern.

 

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

Add:

 

182

Reverse

R83

A design consisting of:

(a) a central sphere with a radial colour gradient consisting of an inner pale yellow, central orange and outer brown; and

(b) interconnected hexagons over the top of the sphere; and

(c) two Italian honey bees on either side of the sphere; and

(d) two branches from a Eucalyptus tree, adorned with flowers and leaves, extending from the rim of the coin; and

(e) the following:

(i) 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

(ii) “HONEY BEE”; and

(iii) “AS”.

183

Reverse

R84

The same as for item 182, except omit subparagraph (e)(iii) and substitute:

(iii) “AS”; and

(iv) “C”.

184

Reverse

R85

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of a kangaroo in the foreground; and

(b) a stylised representation of two trees in the foreground to the right of the kangaroo; and

(c) in the background, 7 sections depicting the sun, flora, rocks or shading in the style of the Heidelberg School (Australian impressionism), partially obscured by the kangaroo and trees; and

(d) the following:

(i) “AS”; and

(ii) “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).

185

Reverse

R86

The same as for item 184, except omit subparagraph (d)(ii) and substitute:

(ii) “Xoz .9999 Au” (where “X” is the nominal weight in ounces of the coin, expressed as a whole number or common fraction in Arabic numerals).

186

Reverse

R87

The same as for item 117, except omit subparagraph (d)(iv) and substitute:

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

187

Reverse

R88

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) “X oz .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).

188

Reverse

R89

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

189

Reverse

R90

A design consisting of:

(a) in the background, the equator, latitude lines, longitude lines and an ornamental pattern; and

(b) a stylised map of Australia containing a textured pattern; and

(c) superimposed on a part of that map, the silhouette of a koala; and

(d) in the foreground, a stylised representation of the constellation Crux (commonly known as the Southern Cross); and

(e) straight lines positioned in an irregular pattern; and

(f) the following:

(i) 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

(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).

190

Reverse

R91

The same as for item 189, except omit subparagraph (f)(ii) and substitute:

(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).

191

Reverse

R92

A design consisting of:

(a) a yellow ring with a green stylised representation of a kangaroo and emu as depicted on the Coat of Arms of the Commonwealth, partially obscured by a central circle; and

(b) within the central circle a stylised representation of the letter ‘A’; and

(c) the following:

(i) “2022 COMMONWEALTH GAMES TEAM”; and

(ii) 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.

192

Reverse

R93

A design consisting of:

(a) a green ring with a yellow stylised 7-pointed star representing the Star of Federation, partially obscured by a central circle; and

(b) within the central circle a stylised representation of the letter ‘U’; and

(c) the following:

(i) “2022 COMMONWEALTH GAMES TEAM”; and

(ii) 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.

193

Reverse

R94

A design consisting of:

(a) a green ring with yellow stylised stars (4 of them 7-pointed and one 5-pointed) representing the constellation Crux (commonly known as the Southern Cross), partially obscured by a central circle; and

(b) within the central circle a stylised representation of the letter ‘S’; and

(c) the following:

(i) “2022 COMMONWEALTH GAMES TEAM”; and

(ii) 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.

194

Reverse

R95

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of 6 athletes, with each athlete representing one of the following:

(i) a diver, in mid-dive, over 2 wavy lines, representing water; and

(ii) a beach volleyball player ‘digging’; and

(iii) a mountain biker wearing a helmet, on 2 circles representing a bike riding down a jiggered line, representing an uneven slope; and

(iv) a cricket player, holding a cricket bat in mid-shot next to cricket stumps; and

(v) the torso of a swimmer, mid-stroke, above a curved line representing water; and

(vi) a boxer, wearing gloves, in a punching action; and

(b) the following:

(i) “2022 AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH GAMES TEAM”; and

(ii) “INTEGRITY”.

195

Reverse

R96

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of 7 athletes, with each athlete representing one of the following:

(i) an artistic gymnast competing; and

(ii) the torso of a netball player shooting a netball into a representation of a netball hoop; and

(iii) a road cyclist, wearing a helmet on 2 circles representing a bicycle; and

(iv) a rugby player, running and holding a rugby ball; and

(v) a squash player, holding a squash racquet and hitting a squash ball; and

(vi) 2 wrestlers, wrestling; and

(b) the following:

(i) “2022 AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH GAMES TEAM”; and

(ii) “RESPECT”.

196

Reverse

R97

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of 7 athletes, with each athlete representing one of the following:

(i) 2 judoka in a judo fight; and

(ii) a rhythmic gymnast competing inside a circle extending from their hand representing a gymnastic ribbon; and

(iii) the torso of a weightlifter holding a barbell above their head; and

(iv) a triathlete in a running position, on 2 circles representing a bicycle in front of 2 wavy lines representing water; and

(v) a hockey player, holding a stick and hitting a hockey ball; and

(vi) a badminton player, jumping to hit a shuttlecock; and

(b) the following:

(i) “2022 AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH GAMES TEAM”; and

(ii) “EXCELLENCE”.

197

Reverse

R98

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of 6 athletes, with each athlete representing one of the following:

(i) an athlete running; and

(ii) a basketballer, jumping with a basketball, performing a slam dunk into a representation of a basketball hoop; and

(iii) a table tennis player holding a paddle and hitting a ping pong ball on a table; and

(iv) a lawn bowler, bending down to roll a bowl; and

(v) a track cyclist, wearing a helmet, on 2 circular shapes, representing a bicycle; and

(vi) a badminton player, jumping to hit a shuttlecock; and

(b) the following:

(i) “2022 AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH GAMES TEAM”; and

(ii) INCLUSIVENESS”.

198

Reverse

R99

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of an echidna eating an invertebrate, standing with a back foot on a representation of textured ground and leaning on a stylised representation of a letter ‘E’; and

(b) beneath the echidna:

(i) 2 large stylised flowers; and

(ii) 3 small stylised flowers; and

(ii) a stylised ant biting the letter ‘E’; and

(c) stylised grass partially obscured by the letter ‘E’; and

(d) the following:

(i) “ECHIDNA”; and

(ii) “1 DOLLAR”.

199

Reverse

R100

A design consisting of:

(a) in the foreground, a stylised representation of an Irukandji jellyfish showing 4 tentacles, 3 of which wrap around a stylised representation of a letter ‘I’; and

(b) partially obscured by the jellyfish, a background of fine textured lines representing water with 2 waved lines cutting through the texturing, representing waves; and

(c) the following:

(i) “IRUKANDJI JELLYFISH”; and

(ii) “1 DOLLAR”.

200

Reverse

R101

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of a horned jumbuck with textured fleece standing facing forward and on a stylised representation of grass; and

(b) in the background on the left of the coin, a stylised representation of a windmill; and

(c) in the foreground on the bottom right of the coin, a stylised representation of a letter ‘J’; and

(d) the following:

(i) “JUMBUCK”; and

(ii) “1 DOLLAR”.

201

Reverse

R102

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of a kelpie (a breed of Australian sheepdog) with markings on the neck and chest and in a herding pose facing right, standing on cloud shapes representing the backs of jumbucks; and

(b) in the background, a stylised representation of 3 sheep; and

(c) in the background, partially obscured by the kelpie, a stylised representation of a letter ‘K’; and

(d) the following:

(i) “KELPIE”; and

(ii) “1 DOLLAR”.

202

Reverse

R103

A design consisting of:

(a) in the foreground, a stylised representation of an Australian magpie facing left perched on the middle line of a 3-line clothesline with a wooden peg on each of the bottom and middle lines; and

(b) in the background emanating from the right of the coin, a stylised representation of 2 tree branches; and

(c) at the bottom of the coin, a textured background representing the ground; and

(d) in the background on the left of the coin, a stylised representation of a letter ‘M’; and

(e) the following:

(i) “MAGPIE”; and

(ii) “1 DOLLAR”.

203

Reverse

R104

A design consisting of:

(a) in the foreground on the right of the coin, a stylised representation of a miner holding a pickaxe in his left hand and a shovel in his right hand, and wearing a traditional mining helmet which shines light onto a stylised representation of a letter ‘O’; and

(b) a textured background representing the mine; and

(c) on the bottom left of the coin, a stylised representation of a ragged rock containing unmined opal; and

(d) the following:

(i) “OPAL”; and

(ii) “1 DOLLAR”.

204

Reverse

R105

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of a quoll walking leftward along a branch; and

(b) in the background, a stylised representation of 4 tree branches with leaves; and

(c) at the bottom of the coin, a textured background representing the ground; and

(d) a stylised representation of a letter ‘Q’ partially obscured by the tail of the quoll; and

(e) the following:

(i) “QUOLL”; and

(ii) “1 DOLLAR”.

205

Reverse

R106

A design consisting of:

(a) in the foreground, a stylised representation of a Tasmanian devil sitting on its haunches facing right with its mouth open; and

(b) behind the devil, a stylised representation of 2 ferns fanning out left and right; and

(c) at the bottom of the coin, a textured background representing the ground; and

(d) in the foreground on the bottom right of the coin, a stylised representation of a letter ‘T’; and

(e) the following:

(i) “TASMANIAN DEVIL”; and

(ii) “1 DOLLAR”.

206

Reverse

R107

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of 3 flowering branches of an acacia (as known as a wattle); and

(b) on the bottom right of the coin, a textured area in the background; and

(c) on the bottom left of the coin, a stylised representation of a letter ‘W’ partially obscured by wattle flowers; and

(d) the following:

(i) “WATTLE”; and

(ii) “1 DOLLAR”.

207

Reverse

R108

A design consisting of:

(a) in the foreground, a stylised representation of a Zebra finch with perched on a tree branch with 2 leaves; and

(b) in the background, a stylised representation of leafy branches; and

(c) a stylised representation of a letter ‘Z’ partially obscured by the Zebra finch; and

(e) the following:

(i) “ZEBRA FINCH”; and

(ii) “1 DOLLAR”.