2015 $2 'C' Mintmark Coloured Unc Coin - Remembrance Day
After perfecting the craft of producing spectacular colour printed coins in recent years, the Royal Australian Mint is proud to release the nation’s next coloured circulating coin in honour of this special commemoration. This limited edition ‘C’ mintmark version of the coin will be a must-have for collectors and military history enthusiasts alike.
HISTORY AND SIGNIFICANCE
At 11 am on 11 November 1918, the Armistice was enacted and the combat across the battlefields of the First World War ceased. After four long years of conflict, the world was again at peace.
Since then, Remembrance Day has held a special meaning in the hearts of Australians. In honour of this, the Royal Australian Mint has created a new and memorable commemorative coin.
This poignant design features symbolic elements from the poem In Flanders Fields.
FEATURES AND DESIGN
• Distinctive coloured coin features
• Special ‘C’ mintmark
• 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the poem In Flanders Fields, this coin marks this momentous anniversary with an inscription of the In Flanders Fields poem
• This coin features sculpted larks surrounding the orange coloured rings representing the sunset glow. A solemn remembrance of the scene the brave soldiers endured In Flanders Fields
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