2016 50c Coin Holden Heritage Collection - Set of 11
PLEASE NOTE: This is a set of eleven (11) Holden 50c Coins in a pop-up style presentation card with corresponding vehicle model information.
THIS SET INCLUDES:
* 48-215 (FX),
* HK Monaro,
* LJ Torana,
* HQ Kingswood,
* HX Sandman
* VC Commodore.
Commemorating 160 years of Holden in Australia, the Holden Heritage Collection will evoke a sense of nostalgia as it celebrates the classic cars that made Holden a household name. Attractive to Holden car enthusiasts or those that have fond memories of their own Holden, this will be a highly sought after piece of memorabilia.
HISTORY AND SIGNIFICANCE
The Holden story began in 1856, when James Alexander Holden established J.A Holden & Co inAdelaide as a manufacturer of saddles and harnesses. Five decades later, it beganbuilding car bodies,starting up its first car engine in 1948.
The Holden Heritage Collection begins from Holden’s (and Australia’s) first domesticallyproduced car, the 48-215 (FX) which launched on 29 November 1948. Of the many Holden car models produced since, eleven have been selected for the collection: 48-215 (FX), FJ, FE, FC, FB, EH, HK Monaro, LJ Torana, HQ Kingswood, HX Sandman and VC Commodore.
FEATURES AND DESIGN
• Uncirculated coin in a pop-up style presentation card with corresponding vehicle model information
• Each coin design represents an influential Holden model that shaped Australian culture
• Coin’s obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II designed by Ian Rank-Broadley
The coins can also be purchased individually.
|Brand||Royal Australian Mint|
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