Elizabeth II (1952-date)
5.00 AUD = 3.86 USD
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Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 4 more volumes.
Sydney 2000 Olympics - 08 - Triathlon
3rd portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the King George IV State Diadem
Depiction of a Triathlon competitor battling through the waves. Small Olympic Rings under the Sydney 2000 logo middle right of the coin.
© Mike Bentley
|Perth Mint, Australia|
|Royal Australian Mint, Canberra, Australia (1965-date)|
This coin was released as a joint collaboration between the Royal Australian Mint and the Perth Mint to celebrate the holding of the XXVII Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia in the year 2000. This is coin 8 in a set of 28 that depict all 28 sports held at the Sydney 2000 Olympics. Coins were all dated 2000 but were released between 1997 and 2000. Some were available separately and some were only available in a set of the full 28 coins in a special album. Interestingly some had the Maklouf Obverse and some had the Rank-Broadly Obverse.
Coin 8 represents Triathlon - With its world popularity growing, it was only a matter of time before Triathlon became an Olympic event. A test of endurance involving running, cycling and swimming, it pushes competitors to the limit.
Full metal composition is (Cu 92%, Al 6%, Ni 2%).
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