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This legislative instrument determines the characteristics of 14 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 06 Jul 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Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003
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Commonwealth Coat of Arms of Australia

 

Currency (Australian Coins) Amendment (2022 Perth Mint No. 2) Determination 2022

I, Andrew Leigh, Assistant Minister for Competition, Charities and Treasury, make the following determination.

Dated               5          July      2022

 

Dr Andrew Leigh

Assistant Minister for Competition, Charities and Treasury
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer

  

 

  


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 Perth Mint No. 2) 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 2, clause 4 (at the end of the table)

Add:

 

24

$2.00

At least 99.99% silver

62.713 ± 0.500

45.60

6.50

S13

E1

O16

R19

11/07/2022

25

$100.00

At least 99.99% gold

31.157 ± 0.050

32.60

2.95

S1

E1

O1

R20

11/07/2022

26

$2.00

At least 99.99% silver

62.713 ± 0.500

40.90

6.02

S1

E1

O6

R21

11/07/2022

27

$25.00

At least 99.99% gold

7.807 ± 0.030

20.60

2.30

S1

E1

O3

R22

11/07/2022

28

$1.00

Copper, aluminium and nickel

13.500 ± 1.000

30.70

3.40

S1

E1

O2

R23

11/07/2022

29

$1.00

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.90

3.50

S1

E1

O1

R24

11/07/2022

30

$1.00

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.90

3.50

S1

E1

O1

R25

11/07/2022

31

$100.00

At least 99.99% gold

31.157 ± 0.050

32.60

2.95

S1

E1

O3

R26

11/07/2022

32

50¢

At least 99.99% silver

16.053 ± 0.500

32.60

2.90

S1

E1

O6

R27

11/07/2022

33

$1.00

At least 99.99% silver

31.607 ± 0.500

40.90

3.50

S1

E1

O6

R28

11/07/2022

34

$15.00

At least 99.99% gold

3.131 ± 0.020

16.60

1.80

S1

E1

O15

R29

11/07/2022

35

$5.00

At least 99.99% gold

1.575 ± 0.020

14.60

1.40

S1

E1

O15

R29

11/07/2022

36

$2.00

At least 99.99% silver

62.713 ± 0.500

70.00 × 40.70

4.94

S10

E2

O17

R30

11/07/2022

37

$500.00

At least 99.99% gold

155.583 ± 0.050

50.80

5.90

S1

E1

O1

R13

11/07/2022

 

2  Schedule 2022, Part 2, clause 5 (after item 1)

Insert:

 

10

Shape

S10

Figure 8

13

Shape

S13

Annular

 

3  Schedule 2022, Part 2, clause 5 (after item 15)

Insert:

 

16

Edge

E2

Plain

 

4  Schedule 2022, Part 2, clause 5 (after item 31)

Insert:

 

34

Obverse

O15

The same as for item 22, except omit paragraph (d).

35

Obverse

O16

A design consisting of a circular border made up of a ribbon tied in a bow, an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II 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”.

36

Obverse

O17

A design consisting of stylised lines immediately within the rims which overlap in the centre of the coin, an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II in the centre of the coin, 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”.

 

5  Schedule 2022, Part 2, clause 5 (at the end of the table)

Add:

 

118

Reverse

R19

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised Christmas-themed wreath consisting of the following (some elements of which are gold coloured):

(i) pinecones; and

(ii) foliage; and

(iii) twigs; and

(iv) nuts; and

(v) berries; and

(vi) star anise; and

(vii) baubles; and

(viii) candy canes; and

(ix) a ribbon tied in a bow; and

(b) the following:

(i) “SR”; and

(ii) “P”.

119

Reverse

R20

A design consisting of a circular border immediately inside the rim that is partially obscured by a stylised representation of a Chinese dragon, with its body twisted into 4 overlapping circles, holding a pearl in its mouth, and the following:

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

(b) “Xoz 9999 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) “LB”; and

(d) “P”.

120

Reverse

R21

A design consisting of a representation of a great white shark swimming above a coral reef in the foreground and in the background a representation of waves, fish, an octopus, a cuttlefish and a giant clam, and the following:

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

(b) “GREAT BARRIER REEF”; and

(c) “WR”; and

(d) “P”; and

(e) a microscopic “P”.

121

Reverse

R22

The same as for item 120, except omit paragraphs (d) and (e), and substitute:

(d) “P”.

122

Reverse

R23

A design consisting of a representation of a 3-tiered cake, with coloured ribbon and coloured icing on each tier and topped with a coloured lit candle, surrounded by a coloured representation of wrapped gifts and balloons, and the following:

(a) “Happy Birthday”; and

(b) “SR”; and

(c) “P”.

123

Reverse

R24

A design consisting of:

(a) an aerial view of stylised coloured elements of a birthday party, that is partially obscured by the rim of the coin, including:

(i) a representation of an iced cake topped with candles, fruits and macarons sitting on a plate; and

(ii) a representation of a slice of the iced cake on a plate; and

(iii) a representation of stacked cups; and

(iv) a representation of a jug filled with lemonade with lemon slices and a herb floating in the lemonade; and

(v) a representation of straws; and

(vi) a representation of wrapped gifts; and

(vii) a representation of balloons; and

(viii) a representation of iced cupcakes; and

(ix) a representation of a platter with fruits and sandwiches; and

(x) a representation of confetti; and

(xi) a representation of streamers; and

(b) the following:

(i) “HAPPY BIRTHDAY”; and

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

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

(iv) “IJ”; and

(v) “P”.

124

Reverse

R25

A design consisting of a partial circle enclosing a representation of a kookaburra perched on the edge of a bird bath, with foliage in the background, and the following

(a) “KOOKABURRA”; 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) “NM”; and

(e) “P”; and

(f) a coloured representation of a platypus (mintmark) enclosed in an oval; and

(g) a microscopic “P”.

125

Reverse

R26

A design consisting of:

(a) a background of stylised clouds; and

(b) partially obscuring the clouds, is a representation of a phoenix in flight with a flower in its beak; and

(c) the following:

(i) “LB”; and

(ii) “P”; and

(iii) a microscopic “P”.

126

Reverse

R27

A design consisting of:

(a) in the background, a pattern comprised of stylised representations of acacia flowers and foliage; and

(b) in the foreground, a coloured stylised representation of a very young kookaburra, kangaroo and koala; and

(c) the following:

(i) “CONGRATULATIONS!”; and

(ii) “NM”; and

(iii) “P”.

127

Reverse

R28

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of 2 quokkas, one standing on its hindlegs on rocky ground behind a body of water, and the other crouching down and looking down at its reflection in the water; and

(b) a stylised representation of trachymene coerulea (also known as Rottnest Island daisies) and grass; and

(c) the following:

(i) “QUOKKA”; and

(ii) “SR”; and

(iii) “P”; and

(iv) a microscopic “P”.

128

Reverse

R29

A design consisting of:

(a) a coloured stylised representation of a bounding rabbit looking backward; and

(b) below the rabbit is a representation of rocky ground and lagurus (as known as bunny-tail grass); and

(c) the following:

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

(ii) “RABBIT”; and

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

(iv) “IJ”; and

(v) “P”.

129

Reverse

R30

A design consisting of a coloured stylised representation of a snake in the shape of an infinity symbol, swallowing its tail, and the following:

(a) “MR”; and

(b) “P”.