From the awe inspiring opening ceremony to the sheer excitement of the competition, the London 2012 Olympic Games will feature thousands of athletes, 26 sports and 205 participating countries.
Australia has been represented at every Summer Games in the modern era since 1896. Australia co-hosted the Summer Games in Melbourne in 1956 and hosted the incredibly successful games of Sydney 2000.
All the coins carry the Australian Olympic Team official logo and the inscription 2012 AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC TEAM.
The reverse designs comprise:
An olympic runner with the inscription FASTER.
An olympic pole-vaulter with the inscription HIGHER.
An olympic weight-lifter with the inscription STRONGER.
An olympian in a triumphant pose with arms raised and the inscription VICTORY.
The Australian Olympic Team's mascot, the boxing kangaroo.
Each coin is housed in an illustrated presentation card and is displayed in a $1 coin album with a specially designed cover.
Issue date: 3 April 2012
Designer: Wade Robinson
|Denomination|| $1 x 5|
|Manufacturer||The Perth Mint|
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