Summary

Australia
Dollar Waltzing Matilda 1995 M
In Royal Melbourne Show pack. This coin was struck at the Mint's display at the show.
Mint: Royal Australian Mint Canberra

Physical Description

An aluminium-bronze coin (25.1 mm diameter) featuring on the obverse a crowned head of Elizabeth II facing right, around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1995. The reverse features swagman advancing to left with the legend 1 DOLLAR Waltzing Matilda 1895 1995 A.B . "BANJO" PATERSON. The coin is stored within a printed card which provides the words of Waltzing Matilda and a brief history.

Obverse Description

A crowned head of Elizabeth II facing right, around, ELIZABETH II AUSTRALIA 1984.

Reverse Description

Swagman advancing to left with the legend 1 DOLLAR Waltzing Matilda 1895 1995 A.B . "BANJO" PATERSON

Edge Description

Seven plain and seven milled segments

Significance

Centenary of first performance of Waltzing Matilda 6 April 1895.

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