Friday, November 4, 2011

Australia 2012 - Some new coins

New commemoratives:

1 Dollar - Ethel C. Pedley



Depicting Ethel C. Pedley, the author of the classic Aussie tale, "Dot and the Kangaroo".
The coin is part of the Baby coin set 2012. It's the third unique dollar in the series of Baby Coin sets.
In 2007 and 2008 was the motive Norman Lindsay, author of "The magic pudding", in 2009 to 2011 was the motive Dorothy Wall, the author of "Blinky Bill".

SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Al-Bronze
Weight: 9.00 g
Diameter: 25.00 mm
Edge: plain and reeded sections
Designer: A. Baggio


Australian Wheat Industry



Commemorating the wheat industry's key role in Australia's national development.
The coins are available in a special "Two coin mint set".

1 dollar SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: Al-Bronze
Weight: 9.00 g
Diameter: 25.00 mm
Edge: plain and reeded sections
Designer: Wojciech Pietranik


20 cents SPECIFICATIONS
Composition: CuNi
Weight: 11.30 g
Diameter: 28.52 mm
Designer: Wojciech Pietranik


(information and images by Peter Kaminsky)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

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