2018 XXI Commonwealth Games Seven Coin Collection
This exciting new coin set gives collectors and sporting enthusiasts the chance to secure their own piece of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018). The collection comes complete with three coloured $2 coins featuring the Games emblem, the Australian Team logo, and the official mascot Borobi, embellished with glowing colours inspired by the dynamic Gold Coast landscape. Completing this set are four $1 coins featuring pictogram figures that depict each of the sports and para-sports that will be contested by thousands of athletes at the XXI Commonwealth Games.
HISTORY AND SIGNIFICANCE
Occurring once every four years, the Commonwealth Games is a major highlight on the international games calendar. Viewers of all ages, inspired by
athletic brilliance, share in the special ideals that drive the Games: Humanity, Destiny and Equality.
Among the many Australians excited for the XXI Commonwealth Games to be held on the Gold Coast is Borobi the Koala. As the Games’ official mascot, Borobi will be inspiring many young Australians to follow the athletes’ journeys and chase their own dreams of excellence.
As a proud partner of the XXI Commonwealth Games, the Royal Australian Mint has had the unique honour of capturing the spirit and passion of the games through the wonders of numismatics. Giving Australians of all ages and from all walks of life a taste of coin collecting and the chance to own a piece of these Games for years to come.
FEATURES AND DESIGN
• Features three specially designed coloured $2 coins
• Includes four uncirculated $1 coins featuring pictograms of the range of Commonwealth Games events. These coins are only available with the purchase of the collection
• Inexpensive option, accessible to young and budget-conscious collectors
• Coins’ obverse features the effigy of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II sculpted by Ian Rank-Broadley
• Australian legal tender
|Denomination||$1 and $2|
|Mass||9g and 6.60g|
|Diameter||25mm and 20.50 mm|
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