2016 $1 Ag Coloured World Money Fair Buddy Three Coin Set
Introducing three typically Australian animals from the popular Alphabet Collection, these coins spell out the initials of World Money Fair, making it the perfect Australian WMF souvenir. Each fine silver coin features a beautifully crafted Australian animal with hidden objects detectable using a magnifier. The fun and exclusive packaging makes it an attractive product for all types of collectors and animal lovers.
HISTORY AND SIGNIFICANCE
The alphabet is reminiscent of childhood, laughter and learning. Depicting some of Australia’s most beloved animals and inspired by our ABCs, these fine silver frosted uncirculated coins are beautifully crafted by Mint coin designer and illustrator, Bronwyn King.
Each coin in the Alphabet Collection features a quintessentially Australian animal whose name begins with the letter. Intricate hidden objects cleverly incorporated into the design are detectable with a magnifier, making each coin a playful example of art and discovery.
The letters W.M.F for the special release World Money Fair set have been taken from the 2016 Alphabet Collection. With adorable designs including a wombat, magpie and flying fox, collectors will want to come back for the whole set!
FEATURES AND DESIGN
• Frosted uncirculated three coin set
• Colour printed letter of the alphabet
• World Money Fair Berlin 2016 special release
• Each coin reverse features a letter of the alphabet accompanied by a corresponding typically Australian animal playfully interacting with it
• Obverse features Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II effigy sculpted by Ian Rank-Broadley
• Australian legal tender
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