2015 Six Coin Proof Baby Year Set Alphabet Series
HISTORY AND SIGNIFICANCE
Coins have long been a traditional gift at key moments in one’s life. As objects which are used and prized in so many different ways, they have inherent nostalgic value for many people. For this reason, specially-packaged coins produced and marked in a significant year are a lasting memento of life’s special highlights. For parents and children alike, the year of a child’s birth is perhaps the most defining date in one’s life, making baby sets a perennially popular gift item.
The Royal Australian Mint’s annual baby proof sets have historically reflected themes from a wide range of treasured childhood memories. From 2015, the theme will be the alphabet, as our ‘ABCs’ form one of the first and most fundamental lessons that a young child learns.
FEATURES AND DESIGN
• Features all six Australian circulating coin designs
• Certificate features a family tree and place to capture important birth details
• Packaging features a alphabet rhyme which embraces many treasured aspects of childhood
• Obverse features Queen Elizabeth II effigy sculpted by Ian Rank-Broadley
• Australian legal tender
Packaging: Jewellery-style case
|Denomination||5c 10c 20c 50c $1 $2|
|Metal||CuNi CuNi CuNi CuNi AlBr AlBr|
|Mass||2.83g 5.65g 11.30g 15.55g 9.00g 6.60g|
|Diameter||19.41mm 23.60mm 28.52mm 31.51mm 25.00mm 20.50mm|
|Brand||Royal Australian Mint|
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