2014 100 Years of Anzac - Spirit Lives 'M' Counterstamp $1 Circulating Coin
To mark the Centenary of Anzac period, the Royal Australian Mint released an official 100 Years of Anzac coin into circulation in February. It commemorates the memory of those Australians who have served and sacrificed wearing the uniform of our nation. This coin was offered to strike an ‘M’ counterstamp onto the 2014 $1 Circulating Coin - 100 Years of Anzac using the mobile press at the Shrine of Remembrance throughout the day on 11 November 2014.
HISTORY AND SIGNIFICANCE
The Mint was in attendance at the Shrine of Remembrance in Melbourne, to pay our respects on Remembrance Day. The public was able to strike an ‘M’ counterstamp onto the 2014 $1 Circulating Coin - 100 Years of Anzac using the mobile press throughout the day on 11 November 2014.
• The release of the ‘M’ counterstamps will present a rare opportunity to purchase this unique circulating design with collectable counterstamp marks
• Reverse features the Australian Government’s official Anzac Centenary logo
• Obverse features the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II sculpted by Ian Rank-Broadley
• Only 15 000 'M' Counterstamp $1 Circulating ANZAC Coins will be struck.
• Australian legal tender