Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2015 (No. 1)

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Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2015 (No. 1)
I, Steven Ciobo, Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer, make the following determination under paragraph 13(2)(b) and subsection 13A(1) of the Currency Act 1965.
Dated   17 December 2014     
Steven Ciobo
Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasurer
 
  
  
  
Contents
1............ Name of determination.................................................................................................. 1
2............ Commencement............................................................................................................. 1
3............ Authority....................................................................................................................... 1
4............ Definitions..................................................................................................................... 1
5............ Specification of denominations and standard compositions........................................... 1
6............ Standard weight, design and dimension of coins........................................................... 1
Schedule 1—Standard weight, design and dimension of coins               2
Part 1—Specifications of coins                                                                                                                 2
1............ Specifications................................................................................................................ 2
Part 2—Explanation of symbols                                                                                                              3
2............ Symbols used in Part 1.................................................................................................. 3
 
1  Name of determination
                   This determination is the Currency (Royal Australian Mint) Determination 2015 (No. 1).
2  Commencement
                   This determination commences on the day after it is registered.
3  Authority
                   This determination is made under paragraph 13(2)(b) and subsection 13A(1) of the Currency Act 1965.
4  Definitions
                   In this determination:
Act means the Currency Act 1965.
5  Specification of denominations and standard compositions
             (1)  This section is made for paragraph 13(2)(b) of the Act.
             (2)  The Act has effect, on and after the day on which this determination commences, as if:
                     (a)  there were included in the Schedule to the Act the references to denominations of money specified in Part 1 of Schedule 1 to this determination; and
                     (b)  there were specified in the Schedule to the Act opposite to each such denomination, as the standard composition of coins of that denomination, the standard composition specified for the denomination in Part 1 of Schedule 1 to this determination.
             (3)  This section does not affect any other determination made for paragraph 13(2)(b) of the Act.
6  Standard weight, design and dimension of coins
             (1)  This section is made for subsection 13A(1) of the Act.
             (2)  On and after the day when this determination commences, each item of the table in Part 1 of Schedule 1 specifies the standard weight, the allowable variation from that standard weight, the design and the dimensions of a coin whose denomination is specified, or taken to be specified in the Schedule to the Act.
 (3)       Each item of the table in Part 2 of Schedule 1 explains a symbol used to describe the design of coins specified in Part 1 of Schedule 1.
             (4)  This section does not affect any other determination made under subsection 13A(1) of the Act.
Schedule 1—Standard weight, design and dimension of coins
Note:       See sections 5 and 6.
Part 1—Specifications of coins
  
1  Specifications
                   Each item of the following table specifies the standard weight, the allowable variation from that standard weight, the design and the dimensions of a coin.
 
Specifications of coins

Item
Denomination
Standard composition
Standard weight and allowable variation (g)
Maximum diameter (mm) or other dimension
Maximum thickness (mm)
Shape
Edge
Obverse
Reverse

1
$5
At least 99.9% silver
31.103 + 1.80
40.60
4.00
 S1
 E1
 O1
 R1

 
 
 
Part 2—Explanation of symbols
  
2  Symbols used in Part 1
                   Each item of the following table contains an explanation of a symbol used in Part 1 of this Schedule to describe the shape, edge design, obverse design and reverse design of a coin.
 
Explanation of symbols used in Part 1

Item
Design Feature
Symbol
Explanation

1
Shape
S1
Circular

2
Edge
E1
Continuously milled

3
Obverse
O1
A gold plated design consisting of:
(a)       in the centre, a stylised representation of the George Cross medal, clasp and ribbon; and
(b)       below the cross, a circle enclosing the following:
                 (i)     an effigy of Queen Elizabeth II;
                (ii)     ‘IRB’;
              (iii)     ‘ELIZABETH II’;
              (iv)     ‘AUSTRALIA’;
               (v)     the inscription, in numerals, of a year; and
(c)       between each limb of the cross, a stylised representation of a laurel; and
(d)       in the background, 4 raised diagonal lines; and
(e)       the following:
                 (i)     ‘LEON GOLDSWORTHY’;
                (ii)     ‘GEORGE GOSSE’;
              (iii)     ‘BENJAMIN HARDY’;
              (iv)     ‘RICHARD RICHARDS’;
               (v)     ‘ERIC BAILEY’;
              (vi)     ‘JOHN MOULD’;
            (vii)     ‘ERROL EMANUEL’;
           (viii)     ‘JONATHAN ROGERS’;
              (ix)     ‘JACK CHALMERS’;
               (x)     ‘GEORGE TAYLOR’;
              (xi)     ‘RAYMOND DONOGHUE’;
            (xii)     ‘ROBERT KAVANAUGH’;
           (xiii)     ‘STANLEY GIBBS’;
          (xiv)     ‘MICHAEL PRATT’;
            (xv)     ‘PATRICK TAYLOR’;
          (xvi)     ‘HORACE MADDEN’;
         (xvii)     ‘HUGH SYME’;
       (xviii)     ‘ARTHUR BAGOT’;
          (xix)     ‘LIONEL MATTHEWS’;
            (xx)      ‘FREDERICK MARCH’;
          (xxi)     ‘WILLIAM MCALONEY’;
         (xxii)     ‘RALPH JONES’

4
Reverse
R1
A gold plated design consisting of:
(a)      in the centre, a stylised representation of the Cross of Valour medal and clasp; and
(b)      partially obscured by that clasp, a circular border containing the following:
                 (i)     4 representations of a Federation Star;
                (ii)     ‘RICHARD JOYES’;
              (iii)     ‘TIMOTHY BRITTEN’;
              (iv)     ‘ALLAN SPARKES’;
               (v)     ‘VICTOR BOSCOE’;
              (vi)     ‘DARRELL TREE’; and
(c)      fanned stripes emanating from each limb of the cross; and
(d)      ‘FIVE DOLLARS’

 
 
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