AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO AND MAP STAMP AND COIN SET FROM THE PERTH MINT & AUSTRALIA POST ISSUED IN 2013
Date Listed 11/11/2018
AUSTRALIAN KANGAROO AND MAP STAMP AND COIN SET FROM THE PERTH MINT & AUSTRALIA POST ISSUED IN THE YEAR 2013 TO COMMEMORATE THE CENTENARY OF THE FIRST PHILATELIC RELEASE IN 1913
The Perth Mint and Australia Post proudly presented a striking commemorative set consisting of a 1/2oz silver proof stamp-shaped coin and an official $10 stamp to commemorate the centenary of the country’s first philatelic release in 1913.
The Kangaroo and Map: 1913 – 2013 Stamp and Coin Set was struck from 1/2oz of 99.9% pure silver in proof quality. Measuring 30.50mm x 22.70mm this unusual stamp-shaped coin features a recreation of the design of Australia's 1913 Map and Kangaroo stamp and the words AUSTRALIA, 1913 - 2013, ONE PENNY and 1d on the coin’s reverse.
The set also includes an official $10 commemorative stamp to celebrate 100 years since Australia’s first stamp was issued.
Issued as Australian legal tender, the coin’s obverse depicts the Ian Rank-Broadley effigy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the year-date and the monetary denomination.
This coin and stamp set is housed in a stunning wooden display case within an illustrated shipper and a numbered Certificate of Authenticity.
With a very limited mintage of 4,000 Stamp and Coin Sets released by The Perth Mint and Australia Post, they were instantly SOLD OUT in 2013.
Silver Content ................. 0.50 Troy oz
Monetary Denomination ... AUD 0.50 (50 cents)
Fineness ......................... 99.9% purity
Minimum Gross Weight .... 15.573 g
Maximum Diameter .......... 30.50 x 22.70 mm
Maximum Thickness ......... 3.50 mm
Self-collection near Somerset or Dhoby Ghaut MRT vicinity or a mutually agreed location
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