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This legislative instrument amends the Currency (Australian Coins) Determination 2019 and determines the characteristics of 11 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 08 Apr 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR26-Jul-2022
Tabled Senate26-Jul-2022
Date of repeal 26 Oct 2022
Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
Table of contents.

Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Currency (Australian Coins) Amendment (2022 Royal Australian Mint No. 3) Determination 2022

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

Dated               6 April 2022

 

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 (2022 Royal Australian Mint No. 3) Determination 2022.

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 2022, Part 1, clause 2 (at the end of the table)

Add:

 

80

20¢

Copper and nickel

11.30 ± 0.78

28.65

2.92

S1

E1

O1

R62

25/03/2022

81

20¢

Copper and nickel (with gold plating)

11.30 ± 0.78

28.65

2.92

S1

E1

O1

R62

25/03/2022

82

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O2

R63

25/03/2022

83

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O2

R64

25/03/2022

84

$5

At least 99.9% silver

31.103 + 3.00

40.50

8.30

S4

E2

O2

R65

25/03/2022

85

50¢

Copper and nickel

15.37 ± 1.00

31.81

3.00

S9

E2

O1

R66

25/03/2022

86

50¢

Copper and nickel

15.37 ± 1.00

31.81

3.00

S9

E2

O1

R67

25/03/2022

87

$1

At least 99.9% silver

31.103 + 3.00

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O13

R68

25/03/2022

88

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.103 + 1.50

39.00

2.70

S1

E1

O14

R69

25/03/2022

89

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.103 + 1.50

39.00

2.70

S1

E1

O15

R70

25/03/2022

90

$1

At least 99.9% silver

31.103 + 3.00

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O16

R71

25/03/2022

 

2  Schedule 2022, Part 1, clause 3 (after table item 8)

Insert:

 

9

Shape

S9

Tetradecagonal

 

3  Schedule 2022, Part 1, clause 3 (after table item 31)

Insert:

 

32

Obverse

O13

A design consisting of:

(a) a central circle enclosing an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II; and

(b) the following:

(i) “ELIZABETH II”; and

(ii) “AUSTRALIA”; and

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

(iv) “JC”; and

(c) surrounding that central circle, an ornamental border comprising of a stylised representation of the stages of growth, from bud to full bloom, of a waratah flower; and

(d) the following:

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

33

Obverse

O14

The same as for item 32, except omit subparagraph (d)(i) and substitute:

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

34

Obverse

O15

A design consisting of:

(a) at the bottom of the coin, a circle enclosing an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II; and

(b) the following:

(i) ELIZABETH II”; and

(ii) “AUSTRALIA”; and

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

(iv) “JC”; and

(c) above the effigy, a representation of the male lion depicted on the Coat of Arms of New South Wales sitting on its haunches; and

(d) in the background, 4 representations of 8-pointed stars (as depicted in the Coat of Arms of New South Wales), each partially obscured, and 8 stylised Tudor roses are positioned on and around the St George’s Cross (as depicted on the English flag); 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) “NEWLY RISEN”; and

(iii) “HOW BRIGHTLY”; and

(iv) “YOU SHINE”.

35

Obverse

O16

The same as for item 34, 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

 

4  Schedule 2022, Part 1, clause 3 (at the end of the table)

Add:

 

161

Reverse

R62

A design consisting of:

(a) a coloured stylised representation of Mothball, the wombat eating a carrot, in front of a clothesline, inspired by Bruce Whatley’s illustration from the children’s book Diary of a Wombat by Jackie French; and

(b) the following:

(i) “Diary of a Wombat”; and

(ii) “20”; and

(iii) “20th ANNIVERSARY”.

162

Reverse

R63

A design consisting of:

(a) in the centre, a stylised representation of the Earth, including a map of Australia; and

(b) positioned over the Earth, a diagonal stripe representing the path of a solar eclipse and a dot on the stripe indicating the location of Wallal, Western Australia; and

(c) above the Earth, a representation of the sun; and

(d) 2 separate patterns of skewed longitude and latitude lines with reducing radii moving from the rim of the coin inwards to the globe representing a gravity well that relates to Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity; and

(e) immediately inside the rim of the coin, a circular border containing the following:

(i) “WALLAL CENTENARY”; and

(ii) “AUSTRALIA TESTS EINSTEIN’S THEORY”.

163

Reverse

R64

The same as for item 162, except the design also includes a stylised representation of an envelope.

164

Reverse

R65

The same as for item 162, except omit subparagraph (ii) and substitute:

(ii) “AUSTRALIA TESTS EINSTEIN’S THEORY”; and

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

165

Reverse

R66

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of 2 rabbits, one standing on its hindlegs and the other sitting on its haunches; and

(b) amongst the rabbits are stylised dianthus chinensis flowers (also known as Chinese pinks) and grass; and

(c)in the background, a stylised representation of mountains and the rising sun; and

(d) the following:

(i) the Chinese language character () pronounced  under the Pinyin system and meaning rabbit; and

(ii) “50”; and

(iii) “TD”.

166

Reverse

R67

The same as for item 165, except the design also includes a stylised representation of an envelope.

167

Reverse

R68

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of 3 flowers of the waratah (as known as Telopea) plant and a wreath of their stems; and

(b) the following:

(i) “ONE DOLLAR”; and

(ii) “AS”.

168

Reverse

R69

The same as for item 167, except omit subparagraph (i) and substitute:

(i) “100 DOLLARS”; and

169

Reverse

R70

A design consisting of:

(a) in the centre of the coin, a stylised representation of a kangaroo as depicted on the Coat of Arms of New South Wales resting its right paw on a shield, with the inscription, “100 DOLLARS”; and

(b) a stylised representation of 2 merino sheep; and

(c) surrounding the kangaroo, shield and sheep, representations of ears of wheat and waratah flowers; and

(d) towards the bottom of the coin, a stylised representation of a rising sun on the horizon with stylised wattle forming sunrays radiating out to the border; and

(e) on an ornamental scroll, partially obscuring the representation of the sunrays, the inscription “NEW SOUTH WALES”; and

(f) the following:

(i) “AB”.

170

Reverse

R71

The same as for item 169, except omit paragraph (a) and substitute:

(a) in the centre, a stylised representation of a kangaroo as depicted on the Coat of Arms of New South Wales resting its right paw on an ornamental shield, with the inscription, “ONE DOLLAR”; and