1 Dollar - Elizabeth II Australia's First Mints Silver Proof
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Australia's First Mints
4th portrait of Queen Elizabeth II facing right wearing the Girls of Great Britain and Ireland Tiara
ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2016
• 1 DOLLAR •
Representation of a Sydney sovereign
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN MINT
7 shorter smooth segments between 7 reeded segments (11 grooves each)
© Mike Bentley
In 2016 the RAM released this NCLT Fine Silver (.999) Proof Coin to Commemorate the First Mints of Australia with the design depicting the original Sydney Gold Sovereign.
The first Mint to open in Australia was the Sydney Mint in 1855.
The second Mint to open in Australia was the Melbourne Mint in 1872.
The third Mint to open in Australia was the Perth Mint in 1899.
The Royal Australian Mint opened in 1965.
The coin was issued in limited numbers in a capsule held within a plush black box with numbered certificate. It has a "C" Mintmark.
The RAM also released an Aluminium-bronze version of this coin in a number of ways :-
In a Four Coin Set with"C" Mintmark and [M], [P] & [S] Privymarks. (To signify the above 4 Mints)
With "C" Mintmark from the Public Gallery Press at the RAM in Canberra.
With (S) Counterstamp at the Royal Sydney Easter Show.
With (M) Counterstamp at the Royal Melbourne Show.
With (B) Counterstamp at the Brisbane ANDA Show.
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