2015 $2 AlBr Coloured Coin - Lest We Forget - Ex Mint Roll
Single $2 coin inserted into SAFLIP 2x2 Double Pocket Coin Flip.
PLEASE NOTE: As these are coined on circulation presses bag and minting marks will appear on these coins.
Images are for illustration purposes only.
The special coin, designed and produced by the Royal Australian Mint, depicts a centrally sculpted and emotive design. It features poppies, symbolic of remembrance, amongst crosses used to honour the fallen and mark the graves of unknown heroes. Inspired by the poppy, the distinctive and powerful red coloured print encapsulates the solemn words ‘Lest We Forget’.
The new coin was officially launched at the Anzac Centenary March hosted by the Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer in partnership with the City of Stonnington and the Higgins Centenary of Anzac Committee. The March included descendants of those who served in the First World War.
This circulating coin will be released as part of the Royal Australian Mint’s Official Anzac Centenary Coin Program where a collection of commemorative coins capture the history, service and sacrifice of Australians at war.
Keep an eye on your change for this special coin.
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