Thursday, October 22, 2015

Australia 2 dollars 2015 - Remembrance Day

New commemorative:

"Remembrance Day"

Australia's newest coloured circulating coin is available for a limited time in a pack of five at face value. This special coin release marks 100 years of the unforgettable war poem In Flanders Fields of which an inscription is included in the emotive coin design. Sculpted larks surround the orange coloured rings which represent the sunset glow, referred to in the poem.

50,000 pieces of the 'C' Mintmark type are available also.

Composition: Aluminium-Bronze
Weight: 6.60 g
Diameter: 20.62 mm
Designer: Aleksandra Stokic

(news and image by Peter Kaminsky and Pabitra Saha)

LINK: Royal Australian Mint

No comments:

Post a Comment