2019 Six Coin Proof Milestones and Celebrations Set - Gold Happy Birthday
This six-coin set embraces the special power of coins to celebrate many of life’s milestones. Containing Australia’s six circulating coin designs, an engravable plate and a choice of band wraps for different occasions, it will be an elegant and sentimental gift for those seeking that special something for a loved one.
HISTORY AND SIGNIFICANCE
Throughout history, and across many cultures, coins have been given as gifts to mark special occasions or to celebrate milestones. They have featured on such occasions as the red envelopes of coins given during lunar celebrations, the Hindu tradition of coin gifts during Dawali, and on wedding days. Throughout the centuries, they have become symbols of hope, wealth, prosperity and good fortune.
FEATURES AND DESIGN
• A special gift set to mark personal milestones and celebrations in 2019
• Coin’s reverse features Australia’s six circulating coin designs in an exquisite proof finish
• Featuring an engravable plate, for the addition of a personalised message
• Nine different band wraps available to honour different celebrations: “Anniversary”, “Congratulations” and “Happy Birthday”
• Obverse features 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
|Year of Issue||2019|
|Mint||Royal Australian Mint|