The 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo Japan will bring together sports enthusiasts from around the world to be thrilled and inspired by elite athletes competing in a spirit of friendship. In support of the Australian Olympic Team, the Royal Australian Mint has released this 2020 50c gold-plated coin, celebrating the Olympic achievements that can inspire us all.
The modern summer Olympic Games were first held in Athens in 1896, based on the ancient games held in Olympia, Greece. The Olympics, believed to be the world’s major sporting event, is held every four years. In 2020 Tokyo Japan will host the Olympic Games from 24 July to 9 August, with elite athletes from around the world joining to compete in a range of sporting events. Australia has participated in every modern Olympic Games since 1896.
In 2020 the Australian Olympic Team will compete in Tokyo. The focus of the Australian Team for 2020 is on the journey undertaken by the athletes, and how their experience can inspire all Australians from all walks of life. The Olympic spirit is of cooperation, determination, and fulfilment through facing challenges, and this spirit exists in all of us.
With this 2020 $1 coloured coin the Royal Australian Mint is proud to share our support for Chris Bond, the Mint’s Paralympic Ambassador for the 2020 Tokyo Paralympics. A colourful memento for sports enthusiasts, coin collectors and all who support Australia’s Paralympic athletes.
The 2020 Tokyo Paralympics will be held from 25 August to 6 September. Starting in 1948 as a competition for Second World War veterans, the Paralympic Games are now one of the largest international sporting events in the world. Australia has participated in every summer Paralympic Games since the first official games in 1960.
The Royal Australian Mint is proud to support our Paralympic athletes, with wheelchair rugby player Chris Bond acting as the Mint’s Paralympic Games Ambassador. Bond, who plays in Australia’s wheelchair rugby team the Steelers, is one of the world’s best wheelchair rugby players. He is a team leader in the Steelers, and has won gold medals at the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
With this collectible coin the Mint proudly demonstrates our support for Chris Bond and all of our Paralympic athletes.
The Royal Australian Mint is proud to present this 2020 $1 coloured uncirculated coin in support of Australia’s athletes who are participating in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, and in particular the Mint’s 2020 Olympics Ambassador, beach volleyball player Taliqua Clancy. This coin is a colourful memento for sports enthusiasts, collectors, and supporters of Australia’s athletes in Tokyo in 2020.
The 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games will be held from 24 July to 9 August, with elite athletes from around the world joining to compete in a range of sporting events. The modern summer Olympic Games, held every four years, were first held in Athens in 1896, based on the ancient games held in Olympia, Greece. Australia has participated in every modern Olympic Games since 1896.
The Royal Australian Mint is honoured to support our Olympic athletes. The Mint’s 2020 Olympic Games Ambassador is beach volleyball player Taliqua Clancy. At Rio in 2016 Clancy was Australia’s first Indigenous Australian to participate in the Olympics in beach volleyball. She is a passionate and dynamic player who works as a mentor to upcoming Indigenous athletes.
With this collectible coin the Mint proudly demonstrates our support for Taliqua Clancy and all of our Olympic athletes.