2016 $2 50th Anniversary of Decimal Currency - Royal Australian Mint Roll
Only 5,000 rolls will be issued from the Royal Australian Mint.
These rolls are not only available in Obverse / Reverse combinations. There will be a mixture of Obverse / Reverse and Obverse / Obverse rolls provided.
FEATURES AND DESIGN
• A celebration of the 50th anniversary of Australian decimal currency
• As a tribute to Australia’s history, the coins’ obverses feature both the traditional effigy of Queen Elizabeth II by Ian Rank Broadley and depictions of Australia’s pre-decimal coins
• First time circulating coin obverse has ever been changed.
• First time different wording has appeared on circulating coin obverse.
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