Elizabeth II (1952-date)
5.00 AUD = 3.92 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 - 12 - Handball
4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara
Depiction of two Handball players competing, one attacking and one defending the ball. 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 12 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 12 represents Handball - A fast moving team sport first played at the 1936 Berlin Games. Handball did not re-appear until 1972 in Munich. The objective is to throw a small ball into a football-like goal, each end of a 40 x 20 metre court.
Full metal composition is (Cu 92%, Al 6%, Ni 2%).
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