25 Cents - Elizabeth II Medal for Gallantry
|Type||Non circulating coin|
0.25 AUD = 0.18 USD
|Metal||Copper plated steel|
|Orientation||Medal alignment ↑↑|
Legends of the Anzacs - Medal for Gallantry
4th Portrait Queen Elizabeth II facing right
Depiction of the Medal for Gallantry partly surrounded by wattle leaves emerging from Royal Crown
MEDAL FOR GALLANTRY
The Royal Australian Mint in conjunction with some Australian Newspapers released this NCLT coin as part of a 14 coin series called "Legends of the Anzacs" in April 2017.
To get a coin you had to obtain a token from the newspaper and redeem it at a cost of $3.00. Different tokens were published each day for 2 weeks (hence 14 coins). The coins are commemorating various service medals awarded to Australian Military personnel from the Boer war to the Afghanistan war.
Ten of the 14 coins released in the series are 20 cent coins and four of them are 25 cent coins. They were issued in a collector coin card.
This 25 Cent coin is part of the second series of "Quarters" issued by the RAM. Although not meant for circulation it is legal tender.
This particular coin refers to the Medal for Gallantry which is awarded to members of the Australian Defence Force for gallant acts under hazardous conditions in operational conflicts including Afghanistan, Iraq, Rwanda & Vietnam. Introduced in 1991 it is one of the top three gallantry decorations in the Australian Honours system.
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