2012 $1 Uncirculated Coin - Inspirational Australians - Sir Douglas Mawson

$18.50

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2012 Australian $1 UNC Coin - Inspirational Australians - Sir Douglas Mawson

The Royal Australian Mint's Inspirational Australians series commemorates people who have made an extraordinary contribution to our nation. In 2012, the series celebrates the life of Sir Douglas Mawson.

Mawson is well known for his pioneering Antarctic exploration and study, particularly for leading the Australasian Antarctic Expedition in 1911.

This coin depicts Sir Douglas Mawson amid a map of the Antarctic territory, as a fitting tribute to his life's work. Sir Douglas Mawson will always be remembered as one of Australia’s, and indeed the world's, foremost scientific explorers.

Denomination

Metal

Diameter

Mass

Finish

Mintage

$1

Al/Br

25mm

9.00g

Frosted Uncirculated/Colour Printed

Unlimited