Summary

Australia
Proof Coin Set, 2000
Mint: Royal Australian Mint, Canberra

Six coin set of $2, $1, 50 cent, 20 cent, 10 cent and 5 cent housed in a sealed clear plastic container which is mounted in a blue foulder issued to commemorate the beginning of the third millenium.

Physical Description

An six coin set of $2, $1, 50 cent, 20 cent, 10 cent and 5 cent housed in an ultrasonically sealed clear styrene plastic container which is mounted in a blue foulder. The reverse types are standard for each denomination except the fifty cent which features an Australian flag coloured red, white and blue (designed by Vladimir Gottwald). All coins are struck with mirror fields and matt relief. The set is stored in a mint issue cardboard box with a printed pamphlet all of which should be retained.

Obverse Description

All coins bear a head of Elizabeth II crowned and wearing pearl ear-ring and necklace facing right; around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 2000; beneath the neck truncation the artist's initials IRB (Ian Rank-Broadley)

Reverse Description

Standard types for each denomination except the fifty cent which features an Australian flag coloured red, white and blue (designed by Vladimir Gottwald) with the legend: MILLENIUM YEAR 50 CENTS

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