CELEBRATE AUSTRALIA-WORLD HERITAGE SITES 2011 FIVE $1 BASE METAL COIN COLLECTION FROM THE PERTH MINT
- Date Listed02/07/2018
CELEBRATE AUSTRALIA - WORLD HERITAGE SITES
2011 FIVE $1 BASE METAL COLOURED COIN COLLECTION FROM THE PERTH MINT
Five fantastic World Heritage Sites are the inspiration behind the designs of these 2011 Celebrate Australia coins. The brilliant new designs symbolise the Wet Tropics of Queensland, Macquarie Island, the Gondwana Rainforests, the Australian Fossil Mammal Sites and Purnululu World Heritage National Park. The designs also feature a native Australian animal that is particular to each World Heritage Site.
THE FIVE REVERSE DESIGNS ON THE COINS
Wet Tropics of Queensland $1 Coin
The coin’s coloured reverse represents the Wet Tropic’s spectacular landscape, featuring a waterfall and native Burrawang Palms. The design also includes the Indigenous southern cassowary, a large flightless bird related to the emu.
Macquarie Island $1 Coin
The coin’s coloured reverse represents Macquarie Island’s rugged shoreline. The design also includes the fur seal, one of several species of marine life that breed on the island.
Gondwana Rainforests $1 Coin
The coin’s coloured reverse represents the Gondwana Rainforest’s beautiful trees and native ferns. The design also includes Albert’s lyrebird, a large long-tailed songbird famed for its rich plumage.
Australian Fossil Mammal Sites $1 Coin
The coin’s coloured reverse represents the Australian Fossil Mammal Site of Riversleigh and incorporates a recreation of the Thylacoleo carnifex marsupial lion, one of the many mammal fossils found at Naracoorte.
Purnululu World Heritage National Park $1 Coin
The coin’s coloured reverse represents Purnululu National Park’s ancient scenery, incorporating a backdrop of the spectacular Bungle Bungle Range. The design also features the native short-eared rock wallaby sitting in the distinctive local grass.
EYE-CATCHING PRESENTATION CARD AND FOLDER
Each coin is housed on an eye-catching presentation card which has a fold-out stand for upright display. All five presentations cards are housed in an impressive folder.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS OF EACH COIN
Metal ……………………………… Aluminium Bronze
Monetary Denomination …… AUD 1.00
Minimum Gross Weight ……. 13.80 g
Maximum Diameter …………. 30.60 mm
Maximum Thickness ………… 3.10 mm
Designer ………………………… Ryan Vanderwiel
Collection near Somerset or Dhoby Ghaut MRT vicinity or a mutually agreed location.
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