50 Cents - Elizabeth II 4th Portrait - 50th Anniversary of Play School, Big Ted
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50th Anniversary of Play School
4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara
Representation of the Play School characters Big & Little Ted
Little Ted flying a kite, Big Ted holding a present
The words Play School made up with building blocks
50 YEARS OF
Engraver: Royal Australian Mint
12 Sided Smooth
© Mike Bentley
To celebrate 50 years of Australia’s most iconic children’s television program, the Royal Australian Mint has designed a series of Play School themed coins. Released in a special Box Set of three 50 cent colourised coins set within a story book.
This particular coin features Big & Little Ted, The others feature Jemima & Humpty, the now famous Play School toys. These coins will spark happy memories across generations. As a much-loved part of the fabric of Australian culture, the anniversary of this television show is sure to be celebrated by fans young and old.
First airing in 1966, Play School is the longest running children’s television show in Australia and a favourite amongst many. Play School has been watched and loved by many generations of Australians, and has woven into childhood memories for years.
Australia Post also released this coin in a single coin PNC (7,500 Copies)
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