Elizabeth II (1952-date)
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100th Anniversary of the Gumnut Babies
4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara. The 2016 year-date, and the monetary denomination.
Two adorable Gumnut Babies sitting amongst native flowers. The design includes the inscription MAY GIBBS GUMNUT BABIES 100TH ANNIVERSARY, and The Perth Mint’s ‘P’ mintmark.
May Gibbs Gumnut Babies TM
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Struck by the Perth Mint but issued exclusively by Australia Post in a PNC Issue 8 of 2016 (5,000 Copies).
The coin is housed in a beautifully designed card featuring a variety of characters from May Gibbs’ Gumnut Babies in vivid colour. The envelope has a circular window revealing the coin’s reverse and obverse designs. Affixed to the envelope is an official Australia Post $1 stamp. The stamp is postmarked for the first day of issue and the envelope includes Australia Post’s Seal of Authenticity.
2016 marks the centenary of the publication of May Gibbs' Gumnut Babies. this much loved book introduced Australian children to the Gumnut Babies, small imaginary inhabitants of the Australian bush.
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