1996 Royal Australian Mint Six Coin Mint Set
Featuring limited release $1 coin design depicting the "Father of Federation," Sir Henry Parkes, one the most colourful and controversila figures in Australian politics.
The obverse of each coin features Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II designed by Raphael Maklouf. The reverse of the 5c, 10c, 20c and 50c were created by Stuart Devlin, the $2 coin was designed by Horst Hahne, and the $1 coin was designed and sculpted by Wojciech Pietranik.
The passing of the Commonwealth of Australia Constitution Act empowered the Government to make laws with respect to currency, coinage and legal tender. The Coinage Act 1909 put in place the first steps for an Australian coinage. Thus began the journey towards a mint owned by the Commonwealth and ind...Find Out More
|Year of Issue||1996|
|Mint||Royal Australian Mint|
|Denomination||$2, $1, 50c, 20c, 10c, 5c.|