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This instrument amends the Currency (Australian Coins) Determination 2019 to determine the characteristics of 10 new non-circulating coins proposed to be issued by the Royal Australian Mint. It also makes technical amendments to ensure the Currency (Australian Coins) Determination 2019 operates as intended.
Administered by: Treasury
Exempt from sunsetting by the Legislation (Exemptions and Other Matters) Regulation 2015 s12 item 20
Registered 10 Aug 2022
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR05-Sep-2022
Tabled Senate05-Sep-2022
Date of repeal 26 Nov 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Repealed by Division 1 of Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Legislation Act 2003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. 5) Determination 2022

Dated   09        August             2022

 

Dr Andrew Leigh

 

  

  

  


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. 5) 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Note:          This table relates only to the provisions of this instrument as originally made.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 2021, Part 2, clause 5 (table item 176, column headed “Explanation”)

Omit “blossoms and”.

2 Schedule 2022, Part 1, clause 2 (table item 60, column headed “Standard weight and allowable variation (g)”)

Omit “15.55 + 2.00”, substitute “15.55 + 3.00”.

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

Add:

 

110

$1

At least 99.9% silver

15.55 + 3.00

28.80

3.50

S1

E1

O2

R86

05/08/2022

111

20¢

Copper and nickel

11.30 ± 0.78

28.65

2.92

S1

E1

O2

R86

05/08/2022

112

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O2

R87

05/08/2022

113

$25

At least 99.99% gold

6.22 + 0.50

21.95

1.90

S1

E1

O1

R88

05/08/2022

114

$1

At least 99.9% silver

15.55 + 3.00

28.80

3.50

S1

E1

O1

R89

05/08/2022

115

$1

Copper, aluminium and nickel

9.00 ± 0.66

25.20

3.46

S1

E3

O1

R90

05/08/2022

116

$30

At least 99.9% silver

1000.00 + 9.50

100.90

14.50

S1

E1

O3

R91

05/08/2022

117

$500

At least 99.99% gold

155.51 + 1.80

61.00

4.30

S1

E1

O3

R92

05/08/2022

118

$1

At least 99.9% silver

31.103 + 3.00

40.60

4.00

S1

E1

O2

R93

05/08/2022

119

$100

At least 99.99% gold

31.103 + 1.50

39.00

2.70

S1

E1

O2

R94

05/08/2022

 

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

Add:

 

185

Reverse

R86

A design consisting of:

(a) in the centre of the coin, a representation of, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation logo; and

(b) surrounding the logo, stylised representations of the following:

(i) an Australian Rules football; and

(ii) a tractor; and

(iii) a radio; and

(iv) fireworks; and

(v) 2 theatrical masks (Thalia and Melpomene); and

(vi) an open book; and

(vii) a satellite dish; and

(viii) the Torres Strait Islander Flag (as proclaimed in Proclamation under the Flags Act 1953 (Torres Strait Islander Flag)); and

(ix) a potted plant; and

(x) the logo of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s music video television program, Rage; and

(xi) the national hazard icons (also known as the Australian Warning System icons) for storm, bushfire, flood, extreme heat and other; and

(xii) the logo of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s music television program, Countdown; and

(xiii) the characters Jemima and Humpty Dumpty from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s children television series, Play School; and

(xiv) the character Hoot from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s children television series Giggle and Hoot and

(xv) a television camera light; and

(xvi) an Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s logo modified in support of LGBTQI pride; and

(xvii) a reel of movie picture film; and

(xviii) a voting tick box; and

(xix) a computer tablet; and

(xx) a laboratory flask; and

(xxi) a radio microphone; and

(xxii) the characters B1 and B2 from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s children television series, Bananas in Pyjamas; and

(xxiii) an Aermotor style wind-powered water pump; and

(xxiv) a painter’s palette; and

(xxv) the logo of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s music radio station, Triple J; and

(xxvi) an Olympic flame; and

(xxvii) the logo of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s current affairs television program, 4 Corners; and

(xxviii) the logo of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s television station, ABC Kids; and

(xxix) the Australian Aboriginal Flag (as proclaimed in the Flags Act 1953 ‑ Proclamation (Australian Aboriginal Flag)); and

(xxx) ballet shoes; and

(xxxi) the logo of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s television program, Foreign Correspondent; and

(xxxii) a motion picture film camera; and

(xxxiii) a rugby ball; and

(xxxiv) a cricket bat and ball; and

(xxxv) stars; and

(xxxvi) musical notes; and

(c) the following:

(i) “90 YEARS OF THE AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION”.

 

186

Reverse

R87

A design consisting of:

(a) in the foreground, a stylised representation of a dinner plate; and

(b) on the plate, a stylised representation of a slice of bread, with Vegemite™ spread (in colour) on it, and a bite taken out of it; and

(c) in the background, a diamond pattern; and

(d) 2 red concentric circles immediately inside the rim of the plate, with the circles interrupted and partially obscured by the following:

(i) “VEGEMITE”; and

(ii) “1923 - 2023”.

 

187

Reverse

R88

A design consisting of:

(a) in the foreground, a stylised representation of 2 kangaroos in the throes of combat; and

(b) on the left of the kangaroos, in the background, a stylised representation of a rising sun; and

(c) the following:

(i) Arabic numerals for the amount, in dollars and cents, of the denomination of the coin, followed by “DOLLARS”, “DOLLAR” or “CENTS” as the case requires; and

(ii) “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); and

(iii) a stylised representation of the letters “AB”.

 

188

Reverse

R89

The same as for item 187, except omit subparagraph (c)(ii), and substitute:

(ii) “X oz .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; and

 

189

Reverse

R90

A design consisting of:

(a) a stylised representation of 5 kangaroos; and

(b) “1 DOLLAR”; and

(c) a stylised representation of a stack of coins enclosed in a square.

 

190

Reverse

R91

The same as for item 142, except omit subparagraph (e)(ii) and substitute:

(ii) “BS” and

(iii) “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).

191

Reverse

R92

The same as for item 142, except omit subparagraph (e)(ii) and substitute:

(ii) “BS” and

(iii) “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).

192

Reverse

R93

A design consisting of a stylised representation of 5 swimming box jellyfish, and the following:

(a) “AUSTRALIAN BOX JELLYFISH”; and

(b) “X oz .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); and

(c) “AB”.

 

193

Reverse

R94

The same as for item 192, except omit paragraph (b), and substitute:

(b) “X oz .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); and